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When you're learning a programming language you may become overwelmed with the complexity. I was very overwelmed when I started to learn PHP for...
Has the number of members who login to your forum on a daily basis hit a plateau? I stay in contact with a lot of forum owners, and the answer...
Mod_rewrite is all the rage in forum search engine optimization these days. For those who don't know what mod_rewrite is, the general idea is to...
Using Channels to Track AdSense Effectiveness On a vBulletin Community Most community owners use Google's AdSense to both generate some revenue...
One thing I have noticed with many web sites and forums in general is that most have some type of portal system in place that bridges their forums...
Thinking about Purpose & Beyond... Defining the Purpose of Your Community Purpose helps you form your community which helps attract and...
You've created a forum and have opened it to registrations. Now as you look around the internet you might begin to wonder about revenue. In fact...
Implementing a Robots.txt File With Your vBulletin Community A community owner always wants to increase exposure to his or her site. It goes...
A warning system is a great way to keep track of troublesome members on a large board. Invision Power Board has done an excellent job of creating...
Fostering Loyalty on Your Forums Running a successful forum requires enormous commitments, ones that few people are able to sufficiently make....
Do you have a lot of members not respecting the forum rules? Are the troublemakers? Are they annoying? You don't know what step to take to calm...
Image Formats and Compression ---------------------------------------- Using the correct image types and properly compressing them can...
Board Wars - Crucial Board Modifications Welcome to the War of the Boards. Online there are millions upon millions of different message...
The psychology behind Internet users and how your website affects them Everybody on this site is here to enhance their knowledge on building the...
Step One: STOP If you are trying to manipulate the search engine results in your favor or optimize your community for any specific keyword or...
Open your browser of choice and type: [URL]http://google.com[/URL] into the address bar and hit enter. Watch closely, [URL]http://google.com[/URL] redirects to...
Advertising on a dime (literally) Let's face it. For those of us who are just getting our new forums started, and those who have been running...
It's Quality, not Quantity, Man! Seven ways to improve the quality of your forum. Quality is a big problem faced by forum administrators. If...
Internet Trolls- Where the Fairytale Ends According to storybooks, Trolls are disgusting, smelly creatures that live under bridges. Trolls eat...
I recently wrote this up and thought I would submit it here as well. Basically, it's a practicle guide to advertising on forum sites. Here it is...
Guide to a Successful Forum Anyone who has started a forum will know that it is long and very hard process. If you are setting up for the...
Profiling: Multiple Account Users The art of profiling may seem only relevant to police departments and crime dramas, but using this same...
Setting up your first forum. Introduction After you have been a member, or even moderated a forum; you perhaps feel it necessary to get your...
cPanel: Automatic MySQL Backups for the Novice The ease of which users can create a message board or online community is becoming easier every...
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