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Newbie Guide To Promotion Forums It's all good and well for experienced forum users to join new forums and know exactly what they are about. What about newbies to promotion forums though? Below I have written a short guide for newbies about certain aspects of a promotion forum. 1) Introduce Yourself - this will allow the community to point out good things for you to check out before you get properly started. It also gives you a chance to gauge how friendly people are going to be. It is also a good idea to remember at this point, that first...

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This article was first posted on our blog on 23/05/2010. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. Congratulations! You’ve decided to take a step into the forum administration world. Or, perhaps, you’re a current admin looking for tips to help your community. Actually, I think most of you will benefit from reading this article. However, this article will take a standpoint from writing new rules, not revising old ones. Without further ado, let’s discuss how to make your rules fair without being to lenient or harsh. First, when writing your rules, remember that if a...

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Category_Forum Administration, Category_Tutorial, Control Nofollow, Dofollow, Forum Software, Joshua Farrell, Links, Nofollow, XenForo -

By default, links posted by users on a XenForo forum are nofollow. While these nofollow links will get clicks and traffic, none of them will pass on any link juice to the page being linked to. Now, there's really no legitimate reason to offer this to all your members because you don't want to be passing out link juice to every link that's posted on your forum. But it is a nice little thing for those who are buying subscriptions, especially if they are allowed to promote their own sites in their signature and posts. If you don't allow self...

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When you're running a blog with a forum, it is important that the blog visitors see what is going on in the community. I see a lot of admins working hard on their blog to get traffic, but forget entirely to advertise their forum. Well luckily if you use Wordpress and MyBB, then there is a simple way to promote your communities' new threads through a widget on your blog. Displaying MyBB Threads on Wordpress Getting a nice little widget that displays your MyBB forums threads is actually pretty easy. To begin, you need to install the "MyBB Cross-Postalicious" plugin...

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Anchor CMS, Blog Software, Blogging, Category_Tutorial, CMS, Content Management System, Joshua Farrell, Wordpress -

There are many blogging softwares out there besides WordPress. I think a lot of people forget how many alternatives there is, and just stick with what's popular. Undoubtedly, there are risks involved when trying website software that isn't as well-known or doesn't have a huge team of developers. But who knows, you might find something that you like more and that is easier for you to use. Recently I heard about Anchor CMS, which is described as a simple and lightweight blogging software. I saw a few pictures of it, so I decided to take a look for myself. This...

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