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XF2 Addon UPDATED NEW Country flag 1.2

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Description:

Shows a country flag in the message user info block.

(Example of country flag)




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(Example of Privacy page)


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(Example of Options page)


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(Example of User group permissions)


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Features:

  • Privacy option allows members to not show their country flag.
  • All phrases start with countryflag_ for your convenience.
Installation:

  1. Download Andy-CountryFlag-1.1.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:

https://ipstack.com/

Setup step 4:

Update the Options page with your Ipstack key.

Setup step 5:

Give User group permissions to view the country flag:

Registered = Yes
Unregistered / Unconfirmed = Yes

Setup step 6:

Run the Cron entry for the Country flag manually, this is only required upon initial setup. The Cron entry will run run once a day at 12:00AM UTC.

Database modifications:

This add-on will create two columns in your xf_user table:

andy_country_flag_name
andy_country_flag_display

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.

Q: What does the 'Last activity days' in the options page do?
A: This value is used when the Cron entry runs.

Q: When does the Cron entry run?
A: It runs once a day at 12:00AM UTC time.

Q: When the Cron entry runs, which members will have their country looked up?
A: Only new members which have an empty andy_country_flag_name field.

Q: Is there an option to make the add-on opt-in instead of opt-out?
A: No. Opt-in does not work, member will not take the time to opt-in.
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Latest updates

  1. Country flag 1.2

    Country flag v1.2 changes: Country flag now displays as 16x16 pixels. Also added support for...