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Help for many of SMF's features can be found by either clicking the question mark icon next to the relevant section or by selecting one of the links on this page.These links will take you to SMF's centrally-located documentation on the Simple Machines official site.Before we start: this is my page about SMF versions 1.1.11 and below. Enter the database user and password you just created. Inside, you'll want to look at the colors for body, catbg, tborder, and perhaps more. It actually tells you where in the SMF panel to go look for the mod once installed! I inserted this in index.template.php, just after "The main content should go here." It gives me a new topic button, but not exactly in the right place. Then select the right-edge and shift-drag left or right to fit your text. Then repeat with the other layer (INSIDE or OUTSIDE). For versions 2.0 RC3 and above, please visit my SMF 2 page, which includes upgrade instructions. On this page, I would like to assemble the best tips and resources for SMF. Install Firefox's Firebug extension: When you hover over elements of the page, it shows you what parts of the css to change. Here are the mods I run on 1.1.11 (see below for 2.0). Recaptcha (for registration) No Reply Emails (avoids blasting a real email address) SMF User Email System (to prevent email harvesting) All Topics Unsubscriber (allows user to unsubscribe from all threads) Look but No Read (tease guests, forcing them to register if they want to read a post Hide Info Center from Guests (keep your stats to yourself) Minimize Footer (removes three logos) Quote Clear Lines (prettier replies) Link Tree (easier navigation) Here are the mods I wasn't able to install as of this post Users in Last 24 Hours Remove quoted images (keeps the boards pretty) DNS Blocklist Bans (stop known spammers at the door) [xml, need to research how to install] Anti Spam: Prevent Posting Links (I have not turned it on) [xml] Mods I'm Contemplating Colorize Boards Bookmarks Here's a list of recommended mods. In the Admin panel, when there is a notification that you need to update the forum, updating can be as simple as following the update link. Someone sent me these instructions, which work better. Upload the SMF file (gz) via FTP In CPanel's file manager, select the file and extract In Firefox, go to mydomain/forum For My SQL server, leave localhost. Click once near the top right corner of the button. Select all four path points for the right side of the box (Shift-click to add points to the selection).
Having a backup means that you have a previous version of your database to fall back on should your forum be hacked, or should you make changes to it which you subsequently wish to revert.
It allows users to communicate in discussion topics on a given subject in a clever and organized manner.
Furthermore, it has a number of powerful features which end users can take advantage of.
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