Mod Manager Latest

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In TNGv12 and beyond, this mod uses the new guidelines for TNG v12+ cust_text.php files
If you are using TNGv12+, and any cust_text.php file in this mod is marked with a Bad Target error, you need to update your cust_text.php files before you can install this mod. [Show instructions]

If you upgraded to TNGv12+, and did not update your cust_text.php files as instructed in the upgrade readme script, then you must use the TNG Mod Manager to update them. To do so:

  1. Go to Mod Manager, and select its "Recommended Updates" tab.
    (If the "Recommended Updates" tab is not visible, then go to the Mod Manager Options tab, select "Display Settings", and turn on the "Recommended Updates" tab.)
  2. Click the "Update" button in the "Recommended Updates" tab.
    Installed mods do not interfere with the update, and if you already have (or think you may have) run this update, it will not hurt for you to run it again.

[See details in the TNGv12 Change Impacts Article][Hide the instructions]

Mod Manager Latest
Summary At the top of the Mod List results table, duplicates table rows for n recently-processed mods, since those the most likely mods to be acted on next.
Mod Updated 15 Nov 2018
Download link
TNG 12.0
See Revision History to download older mods
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Author(s) Robin Richmond
Homepage Robin Richmond's Genealogy Database
Mod Support My Mod Support form or TNG Community Forums
Contact Developer My Mod Support form
Latest Mod v12.0.0.2b
Min TNG V 12.0
Max TNG V at least 12.0.2
Files modified
admin_modoptions.php, classes/modbase.class.php, classes/modlister.class.php, English cust_text
Related Mods

Purpose of the Mod

To facilitate access to the mods that are (perhaps) most likely to be processed next, this mod duplicates the Mod List table rows for n recently-processed mods, and places them at the top of the results table.

Mod Manager Options

  1. The number of mods to be duplicated at the top of the results list, and
  2. The maximum number of Mod Manager log entries to search in order to find the most-recently-processed mods. (Deletions and errors are counted, but otherwise ignored.)


No known incompatibilities or dependencies on any other published mods. As I write this, I have written all of the published Mod Manager mods.

Related Mods

This mod is compatible with and coordinates with my other Mod Manager mods:

  1. Mod Manager Compare, which generates a report comparing the mods in the local site with (optionally) the mods in a remote site, and their Wiki articles.
  2. Mod Manager Filenames, which affect the Filenames column of the Mod List.
  3. Mod Manager List Locations, which
    • Adds some display features to the list of target locations in the detailed status,
    • Hides the detailed status for mods that are "Installed" and "Ok to Install", but
    • Adds a button that lets you see the detailed status listing if you want, and
  4. Mod Manager Note Tags, which adds some .cfg file tags for annotation.

Any or all of these mods can be installed independently, in any order.


This mod uses the standard installation process. [Show Installation Details]


  • A working TNG installation.
  • An installed current version of the Mod Manager.
  • You should backup files listed in the panel on the right.


  1. Remove and delete previous version of this mod.
  2. Backup the files updated by this mod. They are listed in the panel at the upper right.
  3. Download the .zip file, Extract its .cfg file to the mods folder.
  4. Follow the normal automated installation for Mod Manager, as shown in the example Mod Manager - Installing Config Files.


  1. Try using the Mod Manager Remove capability
  2. Contact me through My Mod Support form.
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Mod Manager List BEFORE:

Mod manager-before.png

Mod Manager List AFTER:

With the number of mods to display (a moset to 3.
Mod manager latest-after.png
The changes in the Filename column in this screenshot, particularly the general omission of version #s and the .cfg file extension, and the red version # in the Open My Page Mod filename are results of the Mod Manager Filenames mod.

Mod Manager Options AFTER:

The two new options

Mod manager latest-options.png

Mod Change History

Mod Version TNG Version Date Note 12.0+ 15 May 2018 No functional changes; just repositioned the new MM Options form fields, and moved some code. 12.0+ 15Nov2018 No functional changes; made compatible with TNGv12. 11.0.0+ 28Dec2017 Fixed problem of interfering with Mod Manager batch mod. Also removed the second line from the cust_text.php target location search string. 11.0.0+ 10Jun2017 First Production version

Sites using this mod

If you download and install this mod, please add your site to the table below.

URL User Note Mod-Version TNG-Version User-language
Robin Richmond's Genealogy Database Robin Richmond Mod developer 11.1.2 English