PokéSun – Review Spotlight

PokéSun Full Review by phio_chan  You can access PokéSun to see for yourself what it looks like, by clicking here. Scoring: First Impressions & Appearance – (15 out of 20) PokéSun, per its name, is a very reflective name. It clearly shows that the website is about the popular Pokémon series and its related content.… Continue reading PokéSun – Review Spotlight

Staying On Dry Land – Why You Shouldn’t Null Your Scripts

So, you want to start a website and have picked out the software/script you’re going to use. You’ve purchased your hosting and you’ve got your perfect domain name that you wanted to use. The only issue is that you don’t have the money to pay for the script that you really want but the question… Continue reading Staying On Dry Land – Why You Shouldn’t Null Your Scripts

How to Build a Successful Forum [PART ONE]

This article was first posted on our blog on 28/02/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. The Beginning When creating a new forum, it’s pivotal that you test to see if every aspect of the forum is working smoothly. I’ve been on many forums where certain features are failing… Continue reading How to Build a Successful Forum [PART ONE]

Free Forum Hosting vs. Custom Hosting

This article was first posted on our blog on 14/01/2011. For this reason, the information may be outdated and no longer reliable/correct. We’ve all heard of free forum hosts, the most notable being perhaps ForuMotion or Zetaboards. How do they live up to the standards of custom forum hosting, though? In my opinion, free forum… Continue reading Free Forum Hosting vs. Custom Hosting

How to Display Latest MyBB Threads in a WordPress Sidebar

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… Continue reading How to Display Latest MyBB Threads in a WordPress Sidebar

Managing Your Staff

Your staff forms an integral part of managing a forum. We notice, so often, communities dying because the staff were too out of line with the general membership, or because of some avoidable flaws in the staff management protocols. In this post, I will shed some light on some of the fundamental steps that should… Continue reading Managing Your Staff

How to Automatically Backup Your phpBB Forum

I think we all know the importance of keeping backups, but it’s also very easy to forget! It’s pretty funny how such an important task can so easily be forgotten about. Luckily for us, there’s a phpBB modification that can automate the task and make backups by itself. Here’s how to automatically backup your phpBB forum:… Continue reading How to Automatically Backup Your phpBB Forum