Like posts/messages for SMF/Elkarte
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Like Posts

This mod provides and interface to like/unlike posts.


  • Users can like posts within a topic.
  • Whereas on message index only the first post of topic is taken into consideration. One can like first post of topic from message index also.
  • A notification system, where users can see who has liked what post in real time.
  • Total no of likes user has received so far is shown in post displays.
  • In profile section one can see the likes given and received by a user so far.
  • A complete dedicated admin interface, to control various features of mods
  • Interface to see various stats related with the mod. The section can be accessed using the 'Like stats' button provided in the website navgation

Admin interface

General Settings

  • Enable disable the mod with a single click
  • Enable disable like stats completely
  • Enable disable like posts notification for everyone
  • Number of likes to show at once in user profiles
  • Number of likes to show at once in notification panel
  • Whether to show like button on message index or not
  • Show total likes in posts under user avatar

Permission Settings

  • Enable the permission "Can like posts" for those groups who can like the posts.
  • Enable the permission "Can view like" for those groups who can view who liked which post.
  • Enable the permission "Can view likes of other users in their profiles" for those groups who can view like summary of other users in there profiles.
  • Enable the permission "Can view stats of liked posts" for those groups who can view like posts stats
  • Enable the permission "Can view notifications of liked posts" for those groups who can view like posts notifications
  • Enable the permissions for guests about where they can see likes i.e in posts/topics, boards, profiles & whether or not they can see the liked posts stats

Board Settings

  • Select on which boards you want to enable the mod
  • If you want to select all boards in a category, just click on the category name

Recount Like Stats

  • To remove the deleted messages from likes count and stats
  • Removes duplicate entries from like table
  • To recount the total likes user has received so far. One should run this once a month at least.

Note - If you are upgrading from version < 1.2, please recount the total like of the users from: My Community » Administration Center » Like Posts  » Recount Like stats

GitHub Link Change log

All suggestions related to core features and UI are most welcomed.

All images/css used in the mod falls under the license used below.


  • This SMF Modification is subject to the Mozilla Public License Version
  • 1.1 (the "License"); you may not use this SMF modification except in compliance with
  • the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at