Auto Expire


Wouter Vervloet - Baseworks

3rd Party (Free)

509 downloads (last 90 days)

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EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 1.x
  • ExpressionEngine 2


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Auto Expire adds the ability to any weblog to automatically expire new entries. It adds a predefined amount of time to the entry date. If an expiration date has already been set, that date will be used as the expiration date.

Usage 1.6.x & 2.x

After installing Auto Expire you alter the channel settings on the extension settings page.


v 2.6
- Fix: EE 2.2.1 compatible

v 2.6
- Added the ability to apply the Auto Expire settings to entries that have been submitted before Auto Expire was installed.

v 1.3 / 2.3
- Added SAEF support

v 2.2
- Added the ability to change the status of an entry on expiration.

Download Auto Expire

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.3 Jul 1, 2010
Not Specified Download 2.7 May 8, 2011

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Hooks Used

If the add-on is an extension, and ties into ExpressionEngine's core files, it will use ExpressionEngine hooks. We are listing any hooks the add-on uses for developers to have an easier time locating other add-ons that they can reference for their own work.

  1. sessions_start
  2. submit_new_entry_start
  3. weblog_standalone_insert_entry

This entry was created May 3, 2010, 11:17 am.
This entry was last updated July 23, 2011, 7:26 pm.

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1 Review:

Michael Hessling 06.03.11

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Ah, one of those modules that fulfills a very specific need and does it very well. Cheers!