How to post a comment
If you already have a user name please sign in otherwise you will need to click on the button 'Create an account'. If you experience any difficulty signing in please contact email@example.com
Posting a new topic
Please click 'new topic' tab and then choose the category from the drop down list which is most relevant to your posting. Skip to the message section and write the main body of your text in here choosing any 'smilies' you like from the 'boardcode' section.
If you would like to attach a picture please click 'add file' and insert releavant photo from your file.
If you tick the subscribe button this subscribes you to that topic so that any responses to that topic will generate an email notification to your email address stating that a new post has been made along with a link directly to said post for your convenience. Untick the box if you do want this feature.
Reply to a previous post or browse the forum categories
Please click on the 'Index' tab to view the categories and click on the relevant post
The post will appear and you will see the following icons
Grey –Topic Buttons (Buttons related to the topic).
QUICK REPLY: This brings up a small text area (without reloading the webpage) where you can quickly type a short reply. Press 'Submit' when you are done typing your response. If you have a change of heart you can press cancel and nothing gets posted regardless if you typed anything or not.
REPLY: This is the standard method in which you should reply when you want to reply primarily to the most recent post.
QUOTE: If you wish to quote someone's post whether in whole or in part you simple press the 'Quote' button located beside the 'Reply' button underneath each post. The is very useful if you wish to make light of or expand upon a prior post. Once you press the Quote button you are brought into the same editing environment that you use to edit or create any other post. At this point, you type your response directly to that quote. When you are done replying, press the 'Submit' button.
+NEW TOPIC : Click this button if you wish to create a new topic.
Blue – User Buttons (Settings related to the user).
THANK YOU: This posts a thank you message from the user on the topic in which you press this button on.
SUBSCRIBE: At the top and the bottom of every thread you will find the 'Subscribe' button. Pressing this button subscribes you to that topic so that any responses to that topic will generate an email notification to your email address stating that a new post has been made along with a link directly to said post for your convenience. You will notice the button now reads 'Unsubscribe' indicating that you are subscribed and pressing the button again will remove your subscription to that thread. Remember that you can also manage your subscriptions in your profile.
FAVOURITE: Another way of gaining visibility of threads that wish to keep an eye on is set them as your 'Favorite'. This will place an obvious indicator, such as a star, beside the topic name of the thread so that it will stand out in the forum list of topics. You will notice the button now reads 'Unfavorite' indicating that the post is already one of your favourites and pressing the button again will remove it from your favourites. This is a great way to get visibility on multiple topics that you wish to watch without getting spammed by email subscriptions. Remember that you can also manage your favourites in your profile.
How to edit your Profile - eg. upload an 'avatar' (picture of yourself'), add a signature etc.
Click on the 'Profile' tab on toolbar within the forum and click on the EDIT button on the right.
To edit your personal information including your signature; Click into the 'Profile Information' tab and complete as much or as little as you would like. Please note that you are not permitted to upload images or links to your signature in order to prevent false advertising or distract from the main focus of your comment.
To upload an image to your profile; Click into the 'Avatar Image' tab and choose to use any of the avatar images already loaded in the gallery or click 'Browse' to upload any image / photograph from your PC.