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Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

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Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:44 pm

Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Please take care to read the full tutorial.

- CREATE A CATEGORY
- CREATE A FORUM
- CREATE A SUB-FORUM

- TABLE CATEGORY :: FORUM :: SUB-FORUM

- CHANGING THE DISPLAY OF YOUR BOARD

- HOW TO DELETE THEM



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Re: Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:45 pm

Creating a Category


Creating a Category

Exclamation Important: Once your category has been created, it must have at least one forum inside to appear on your board. Otherwise it will only be displayed in the admin panel, but not on your forum!



Administration Panel => General => Categories and forums



Right from your board's title, click on the + icon (Add a link)



Arrow Choose the kind of forum you want > choose Category
Arrow Category Name: Write the title your category will have
Arrow Description (optional): You can add a descripton of your Category.
Take notice that this description will not appear for a normal category, but will appear on a Category attached to another
Arrow Attached to: Leave the name of your board in this list
Arrow Position this forum after: Select here the positon your Category will have when displayed on your board in correlation with previous existing Categories or forums.



Finally, click on Save


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Re: Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:45 pm

Creating a Forum


Creating a Forum



Administration Panel => General => Categories and forums



Right from the title of your category, click on the + icon (Add a link)



Arrow Choose the kind of forum you want > choose Forum
Arrow Forum Name: Write the title your forum will have
Arrow Description (optional): You can add a descripton of your Forum.
Arrow Attached to: leave the name of your category
Arrow Position this forum after: Select here the positon your Forum will have when displayed on your board in correlation with previous existing forums.



Finally, click on Save

Notice: You also have access to the Autopruning and Permissions settings here, which will be dealt within the appropriate tutorials Wink


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Re: Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:45 pm

Creating a Sub-Forum


Creating a Sub-Forum



Administration Panel => General => Categories & Forums



Right from the title of a forum, click on the + icon (Add a link)



Arrow Choose the kind of forum you want > choose Forum
Note: A sub-forum is merely a forum within a forum
Arrow Forum Name: Write the title your forum will have
Arrow Description (optional): You can add a descripton of your Forum.
Arrow Attached to: leave the name of the forum
Arrow Position this forum after: Select here the positon your Forum will have when displayed on your board in correlation with previous existing forums.



Finally, click on Save

Note: You also have access to the Autopruning and Permissions settings here, which will be dealt within the appropriate tutorials Wink



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Re: Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:46 pm

Table Category :: Forum :: Sub-Forum


Table Category :: Forum :: Sub-Forum



1.: This line represents your board

2.: This line represents a category

3.: This line represents a forum

4.: This line represents a sub-forum

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Re: Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance

Post by Caihlem on March 24th 2007, 2:46 pm

Changing the Display of your Board


Changing the Display of your Board

It is possible to display your Categories, Forums and Sub-forums in different ways.

Administration Panel >> Display >> Homepage >> Structure & Hierarchy



Index Packing

- None:



- Medium:



- Full:



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Split categories on index ::
Splits the categories into different tables. 1 category per table



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Sub-level links on index ::

- No



- Yes



- With Icons



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Display viewonline information box on index ::



Arrow Never: It will not be displayed
Arrow On root index only: It will be displayed only on your index page
Arrow Always: It will be displayed on your index page as well as in your Categories


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