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xF2 Add-on in Credit AndyB Country flag 1.9 1.9

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Shows a country flag in the message user info block.

(Example of country flag)

  • Members can opt-out of showing their country flag.
  • All phrases start with countryflag_ for your convenience.
  1. Download Andy-CountryFlag-1.0.zip and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/CountryFlag directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
Setup step 1:

Create a /misc/ directory in your web root.

Setup step 2:

Copy the flags directory from the add-on folder to the /misc/ directory.

Example: https://domain.com/misc/flags

Setup step 3:

Get your Ipstack API key using this link:


Setup step 4:

Update the Options page with your Ipstack key.

Setup step 5:

Give User group permissions to view the country flag.

Setup step 6:

Run the Cron entry for the Country flag manually, this is only required upon initial setup. The Cron entry will automatically run once a day.

Questions and Answers:

Q: When I hover the flag with my mouse, the filename is displayed in English, can I phrase this to show the filename in another language?
A: No.

Latest updates

  1. Country flag 1.9

    Country flag v1.9 changes: Removed unused Image path in options page.
  2. Country flag 1.8

    Country flag v1.8 changes: Now using ipapi.co for country lookup.
  3. See description

    Country flag v1.7 changes: Now compatible with XF 2.2.6 and newer.
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