Introduction to Forums for New Users

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Allen Papapetrou
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Introduction to Forums for New Users

Postby Allen Papapetrou » Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:49 am

First up is Security:
All communication between your computer and the forum is encrypted. I'm using "computer" generically for any device which can access the web including: tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktop computers.
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As usual, please do not leave your computer unattended in a place where you do not know or trust the people.

Privileges:
    Visitors cannot Login and can only read what we allow
    Registered Users can Login and can read, add, change, or delete some content
    Administrators can read, add, change, or delete all content
Board Index (Forum Home Page):
Features:
    1 Two places to Login
    2 Link Back to Forum Home (shows on all Forum pages)
    3 Categories
    4 Forums
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Clicking the PROJECTS Category brings us to the ...
Projects Category Page:
Features:
    1 Visitor privileges since no one is Logged in
    2 Link Back to Forum Home or Projects Category
    3 Links to Projects Forums
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Clicking the Papapetrou.US Forum brings us to the ...
Papapetrou.US Forum Page:
Features:
    1 Visitor privileges since no one is Logged in
    2 Link Back to Forum Home, Projects Category, and Papapetrou.US forum
    3 Links to forum Topics
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Clicking the "Introduction to Forums for New Users" Topic brings us to the ...
The Topic View Page:
Features:
    1 Visitor privileges since no one is Logged in
    2 Link Back to Forum Home, Projects Category, and Papapetrou.US forum
    3 Topic Content
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Examining the Post ...
The Post View Page:
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Clicking the "Post Reply" takes us to a Login Page..
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Where we log in as "allennp" and return to post a reply in edit mode...
Notice:
    1 "allennp" replaced Login
    2 The subject is now: "Re: Introduction to Forums for New Users"
    3 Edit controls appear
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After entering a comment and submitting the post we see ...
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The post was saved in the same Topic as the original
Notice Edit Icons? Well, from left to right:
    The pen starts edit
    The x deletes the post
    The ! reports abuse
    The " opens a reply which includes the original as a quote

Now that you're an expert create a new Topic or Post!! :D
:D Who's d.gap :? I's d.gap :lol:

allennp
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Re: Introduction to Forums for New Users

Postby allennp » Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:06 pm

This seems spot on!


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