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Frequently Asked Questions

Post by MrMario on November 29th 2009, 11:19 pm

Frequently Asked Questions
Information and advice to administrate and reference your forum,
To help you with your administration panel,
To guide and introduce you to the options provided by Forumotion.
Here you will find a non-exhaustive list of tutorials to help you know how to administrate and manage your forum and how to use the different possibilities provided by Forumotion.


To be read
Security and Foundation

Security & Passwords
Forumotion : maximum security for your forums
INTERNET SECURITY ON YOUR FORUM : Habits to be avoided!
Password problems (Lost your Founder's Password?)
OnlineGuardian: What to do
My forum was "hacked"
I've received a message from Forumotion, is it true ?
How does a backup work ?
Foundation email

Other
Forum Glossary
Some basic definitions
Differences between Forums and Categories
The admin panel
Basic Post Layout
How to import an external forum to Forumotion?


Reference of your forum (Essential)
Advice to help you with referencing your forum on Google and other search engines.

How to Add Keywords (MetaTags)
Google Webmaster Tools
Optimize your forum referencing with Google sitemaps
Forum Promotion


Organize your board
Generalities on the configuration and management of your forum

How to configure and use your custom email boxes?
Categories and Forums - Creation and Appearance
Organizing Groups / Colors in Legend
Adding Rules to the Registration Process
Forum Timezone & Language
Designate Moderators
User Ranks
Auto-Pruning
How to Activate Users Manually
Auto-Subscribe to groups
How to Activate Blogs
Attachments
How to manage your storage space?


Forum appearance
Everything on how to make your forum look better.

Installing themes
How to install a FavIcon (browser address bar icon)
The Navigation bar
How to install a Banner/Logo
Personalized Profile fields / Warning System
Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)
Smilies / Emoticons
How to Setup Members' Avatar's Sizes
Managing Your Forum Width/Height
Edit profiles fields browsing through the members profiles
The Advanced profile
Reputation system (Evaluation "Thanks" Button)
Multi-Quote
Scrolling announcements
The points system
Login Pop-up
Topic Icons - How to add a "solved" icon
Global Announcements
Adding Signature Limitations


Hitskin
Everything on Forumotion theme hosting.

How to use Hitskin?
How to install and submit a skin?
Your skins on Hitskin without authorisation? You want to delete it?


Gallery
Information on how to use your forum gallery.

How to use the Gallery


Templates
How to modify the templates of your forum and personalize it.

Forumotion Templates


Portal & Widgets
Install a homepage for your forum / Install widgets.

The Portal
Forum Widgets


Modules
Information on special features of your forum.

The RPG feature
Creating HTML Pages
The Forumotion Chatbox
Have any Widget on Navigation Bar
How to send a Newsletter
The Report System
Flood Control


Calendar
Information on how to use your forum calendar.

The Calendar


As Moderator & User
What moderators and users can do on Forumotion forums.

Moderator Guide
Your Profile, Avatar & Signature
Private Messages
Basic BBCodes on Forumotion boards
Creating Polls
Sticky & Announcement
Searching Posts
Banning Members


Domain names
How to use a personalized domain name from Forumotion or an other provider?

Change the Forum Address "MyAddress.forumotion.com"
Custom your Domaine Name
Redirecting a domain name acquired outside Forumotion
Domain name transfer


Juridical help
The Admin : Responsibilities, Legal notes & Info

Forum Security
The Utilities - Backup and Restore
Credits Management
Legal Notes / Copyright, Music, Videoclips and similar content
Admin Obligations - Account deletion / Personal Info
Forumotion Database
Recovery or Change the Founder of an Account


Miscellaneous
Other information about your forum.

Some Forumotion limits
Word & Username Censorship
ServImg Imagehost Tutorial
FTP accounts
Change your e-mail address
Text Sitemap


Troubleshooting
Information on what to do when all else fails.

I forgot my passwords / forum address - what to do?
I recieved a PM, but no pop-up opens!
Login problems
How to Unlock your Forum
Enabling HTML


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Last updated by Ange Tuteur - March 14th, 2014

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