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Post by bellemund on March 23rd 2012, 5:06 am

Hello guys, im new in making a forum so i need your help!

I would like to make my forum topics like this one

https://2img.net/h/i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz300/bellemund12/Paul.jpg

As of now this is what my forum looks like

https://2img.net/h/i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz300/bellemund12/Paul1.jpg

PLEASE HELP ME GUYS Smile
i want my topics to be well segregated

Thanks in advance! :wouhou:
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Solved Re: Newbie in making forum needs help!

Post by Sanket on March 23rd 2012, 5:12 am

bellemund, please read this.
http://help.forumotion.com/t3313-categories-and-forums-creation-and-appearance

Also, change this setting.
Display>Structure & hierarchy
Split Categories on Index: Medium
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Solved Re: Newbie in making forum needs help!

Post by bellemund on March 23rd 2012, 5:25 am

Sir how can i make a Staff Section heading and under it Forum and under the forum name i can see Staff Discussion and Moderators Lounge. Please help me!
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Post by Sanket on March 23rd 2012, 5:31 am

You can just change the forums permissions so as only moderators & admins can see it.
General>Categories and Forums
Click on forum name
Permissions tab
Don't allow members to view the forum.
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Post by bellemund on March 23rd 2012, 5:33 am

Last question sir, how can i make my topics like this. Multimedia and their are topics under it.

https://2img.net/h/i837.photobucket.com/albums/zz300/bellemund12/Paul-1.jpg
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Solved Re: Newbie in making forum needs help!

Post by Sanket on March 23rd 2012, 5:38 am

Those are sub forums.
Please read this as i mentioned in the 2nd post in this thread.
http://help.forumotion.com/t3313-categories-and-forums-creation-and-appearance
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Post by bellemund on March 23rd 2012, 5:41 am

Yeah i already did as what is instructed. But i can find it inside the forum not outside the forum, unlike the photo that ive posted. It is located under the forum not inside.
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Post by Sanket on March 23rd 2012, 5:42 am

If you want the sub forums too to appear on the page.
Display>structure & hierarchy
Split categories on Index: None
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Post by bellemund on March 23rd 2012, 5:48 am

Thanks you very much. I solved my problem.

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Post by Sanket on March 23rd 2012, 5:49 am

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