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Basics of Creating a Forum, Board Settings, Categories, Category_Tutorial, Forums, Groups, Joshua Farrell, Permissions, phpbb -

Today, I wish to help you learn how to use the ACP, with the phpBB Forum Software. I will be covering a few items that I think you would like to know how to do, if you are having issues with creating certain things through the ACP.If you scroll down to the bottom of your forum, you should notice at the bottom of the page, what states "Administration Control Panel". When you click on the link, it will ask you to re-authenticate yourself. This is used to prevent unauthorized access to the ACP, and as a login page to the...

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Board Configuration, Category_Tutorial, Joshua Farrell, MyBB, New Forums, Super Moderators, xXInfectedXx -

This article is written by xXInfectedXx. In this tutorial, I will explain how to use the basics of the MyBB Administration Control Panel. When you login into your forum, you will notice in the corner of the forum three buttons: User CP, Mod CP and Admin CP. Click on the Admin CP to access the Administration Control Panel. After you clicked this, you will be prompted to enter your username and password. Ill start off by explaining what you will find at the configuration settings page of the forum. On the top, click "Configuration." I will be explaining the first...

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Category_Forum Administration, Category_Other, Decision Making, Enticing Staff Members, Joshua Farrell, Limited Moderation Powers, Responsibilities, Suggestions -

In order to motivate staff, a Forum Administrator must craft their staff members' experience to appeal to what staff members want and expect. Deep down, any staff member who is not being paid for their work is instead given a position of authority over the community, which itself can be a form of payment. Every person wants to have authority, and to be an important member of a community. This is especially true for Forum Administrators and Moderators. There are a number of things which a Forum Administrator can do to appeal to this built-in sense of ambition which every...

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Avatars, Category_Other, Forum Guidelines, Joshua Farrell, New Members, Profiles, Sharing Interests, Tips -

You are probably wondering, I'm not new to the world of online forums! But perhaps there might have just been someone who has just leaped into it! This guide is designed to advise new members, on the various items and features of forums you may come across. These are general tips, in the which may not apply to very type of community, due to each one being different in their own way. You are free to skip this if you are a veteran of being on various forums, but be sure to give at-least one or two a read -...

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Category_Tutorial, Forum Software, Installation, Joshua Farrell, MyBB, tutorial -

Want to create a community, but don't have enough money to purchase a paid forum script such as vBulletin, XenForo, InvisionPowerBoard, or WoltLab's Burning Board? Well, you can make an amazing board with MyBB! In this tutorial, I will be showing you how to install MyBB. Step 1: Download MyBB. Find a copy of the latest version of MyBB available for download on MyBB's homepage, MyBB.com. Unzip the file (Windows has a tool integrated into it that allows you to unzip files, but you can also use a tool such as 7Zip). Step 2: Upload the files. Enter your file...

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