Forum Use Tips!


Recently there have been a couple of queries about the forums so I thought I would answer them here.

1.???When I reply to a private message the message ends up in going to the administrator!

Well this is by design as MS would say! Basically when you send someone a private message through the users profile, this creates a message in a private area of the forum. The email you receive is simply a notification and as such comes from the administrator of the forum (Me!).

So if you reply to the email it will actually come back to me. What you need to do is reply to the private message, which you do by clicking on the link at the bottom of the email and posting in the normal manner in the window that opens.


2.???Why do old items keep disappearing from the forums?

Again this is just a “feature” of Community Server (the app I use to host the site). I guess it is to stop things getting to cluttered. Anyway, at the bottom of each forum window is an options button. When you click this you can select the period you want items to show up.


Hope these tips help you get the most out of the forums.