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Administration, Blog, Category_Forum Administration, forum, update, Upgrades -

As a fellow webmaster, I probably do not need to explain the possible horrors and implications of upgrading your favorite web software to a newer version. There are plugin updates to worry about, designs and templates that might become unusable, and if you hired a cheap web developer it's always possible they didn't follow the official guidelines for modifying the core system. However, they are not only worth it, but sometimes desperately needed. One of the most common upgrades for a software like WordPress, XenForo, or another online system to power your community or content, is a security patch. These...

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Administration, Cameron, Category_Forum Administration, Community, Forum Administration, Staff, Usergroups -

On any internet forum, you'll find that there are a majority of groups that members are sorted in. Each level has its own permissions, but the default group that makes up for most of your numbers is the registered member. I will be covering the different types of usergroups you may come across in your own forum, or another community you happen to visit. Some of you may not have a clear description of what each group is capable of doing in terms of moderation and forum management. This article is designed to provide you with a clear explanation, starting...

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Activity, Administration, Category_Forum Administration, Category_Webmaster, Early Mistakes in Forum Administration, Inactivity, Joshua Farrell, Staff, Starting Forums -

When you first start your first forum, the thought of becoming a webmaster can be a daunting task. Fortunately for you, most rookie webmasters make the same mistakes that can be fairly easily avoided when starting out. This article is a guide on how to avoid those classic mistakes that rookie webmasters always seem to make when starting a new forum, which are three things I normally seem to see with new forum admins, that can be avoided: too many boards, inactivity and too many staff members. All of which I'll cover in this article. Too Many Boards First, the...

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Administration, Category_Forum Administration, Category_Webmaster, qualities, Webmaster -

YOU can be this guy - a rocktstar webmaster! Starting a forum is easy. Running one, however, is not. There are several great articles here on Forum Promotion that touch upon the topic how to run a forum. But none talk about what it takes. The qualities and skills YOU must possess, to be a rock star webmaster. Here's a small grocery list: Time Determination Passion Tech-Savvy A Good Eye Writing Skills Steal, don't plagiarize The list is by no means exhaustive. I'm sure that if some of the other more qualified members of Forum Promotion were to write this...

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Administration, Atrium, Category_Weekly Member Interview Series, Cosmic, Interviews, Member Interviews, Reverie, ZetaBoards -

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of our Weekly Member Interview Series! This week, we have decided to interview Reverie. This member has been a member of Forum Promotion since March of 2014. Now on to the interview! Hi Reverie, what can you tell us about yourself? Well I'm 22 and I currently am in college to become a teacher. I love movies and video games and I enjoy just talking to friends. How has your time here at FP been? What do you like about the community? My time here at FP has been interesting! I joined the...

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