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Admin, Category_Forum Administration, Choosing, Mistakes, Staff, Twisted Fairytale -

Choosing staff is one of the easiest things to mess up on when you are administering or building your forum. You could be making your forum for the first time, or be an experienced webmaster and still make a mistake on hiring staff. In this article, I am going to teach you how to choose staff wisely, carefully, and correctly. Correct Amount of Staff Choosing the correct amount of staff is usually the hardest thing to master. Many people will hire loads of staff when they start their forum because they think their forum will look better with more staff,...

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Administrators, Category_News and Announcements, Changes, Nerdie, Twisted Fairytale -

I am both happy and sad to announce the following changes that has taken place on Forum Promotion. New Administrator Other than our new owner, which was announced a couple weeks ago, our Newest Administrator is Twisted Fairytale. He is taking over for Nerdie, who has left us, due to his selling FP to Master A, and is now ready to continue to other things in his life. Twisted Fairytale was the Team Leader over the Editorial Team, which had changes regarding it's goal not too long ago, and has done a fantastic job as such. And is now ready...

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Category_Forum Administration, Twisted Fairytale -

Custom icons for each individual section of your forum can truly make a difference by adding uniqueness, brand identity, and character. A basic theme can be made to appeal strongly to a particular niche by using flavorful icons related to it. For example, if a forum dedicated to Naruto has an icon of a different character for different sections of the board, then that forum can look more colorful. These icons can prove that the administrator has put a lot of effort into putting their forum together. Here is an example. As you can see the different icons allow the...

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Category_Tutorial, Category_Webmaster, Twisted Fairytale -

In the previous installment of this series, you learned how to customize your forum's header. Using the MyBB default theme, we made a significant change which made the website look less like a default MyBB site, and more like a unique website which has had some serious effort put into it. This tutorial expands on the work from the previous tutorial, describing how to edit the main body of your forum, and how to really make it shine. For your reference, here is a link to the previous tutorial: Step #1: Change the Forum Header Color. One thing which...

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Category_Forum Administration, Category_Programming & Design, Easy, Fixes, Theme, tutorial, Twisted Fairytale -

Most people do not have the time or funds to have a custom theme designed for their forum. Working with a designer is a long and expensive process, filled with revisions, errors, and a lot of waiting. A theme has to be designed from scratch, coded, and finally debugged to make sure that everything works. This process is important for large websites which can afford it, but for small ones which are just starting out, there is an easier way which can be just as effective. This series of articles will discuss how you can take an existing theme which...

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