[cXF] Remove username link

[cXF] Remove username link 1.1.0

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Compatible XenForo version
  1. 2.1
  2. 2.2
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This is a cXF Pack B Membership Add-on. Upgrade your account to cXF Pack B Membership for:

This add-on removes (unlink) username link and avatar link on various forum locations based on user group permissions.

  • remove (unlink) username link and avatar link
  • set permissions for user groups
  • locations where username link and avatar link is removed:
    • forum list
    • forum view
    • thread view
    • what's new
    • certain widgets
    • and more ...
  • locations for XenForo Resource Manager are supported


< demo of unlink username and avatar on forum list and thread view >



< user group permissions >


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Latest reviews

Works as advertised. For any large site, this is a must. It will help with Google's crawl budget, especially if you are like me and you've made it so member pages can't be viewed by guests/bots.

Also, great support! I have a custom style and there was one aspect that we modified in that style which this addon didn't effect so BassMan was super cool about it and helped create a separate template modification so it would work and continue to work after an update!
Thank you for your review. I'm glad it is working on your custom style now.
Excellent plugin. You don't have many options for keeping the member pages away from Google. You can block them in robots.txt, but then you receive errors in Google Webmaster Console. You can alternately block the member pages with permissions, but then you're essentially linking to a lot of blocked auth 403 pages. You can also add the noindex meta tag to the member pages, but this is not the correct solution. With this plugin, you don't link to the pages at all, which solves all problems. The plugin uses permissions, so those who are logged in can visit the member pages, but those who aren't (crawlers), can't. One of my forum pages went from 730 links down to 400 with this plugin.
Thank you for you review. Glad to see it's so useful for you.
I really like this!!
Nice to hear it! Thank you.