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How to add a required registration field in MyBB

PHP in MyBB

Every forum is unique and so is their registration page. Some forums require About me section for users and some require country. There can be many such examples of required fields and in this tutorial, we will learn how to add a required registration field in MyBB.

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5 Essential Web Hosting Specs for a Forum Website

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Whether you’re a business looking to attract more visitors to your website by generating fresh, search engine friendly content through a forum, or are a seasonal blogger trying to make waves, something you may not initially have considered is what essential specs your web hosting provider should have.
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MyBB moving towards a new dimension

MyBB 2.0

MyBB being one of the most preferred free forum software is now moving towards a new dimension. The forum software is always getting regular updates to keep it free from any vulnerabilities and bugs but it has been waiting for changes in design of the main website and the forum software itself. MyBB 2.0 brings a new perspective to the forum software and there has been lot of discussions about the MyBB 2.0 itself. Currently MyBB 1.8.x series is quite stable and Eric posted about the latest updates that will be coming in no time. In this post, I will highlight the most important features that matters the most for you if you are a MyBB forum admin.

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Parsing BB Code to HTML in custom PHP pages in MyBB

PHP in MyBB

Parsing BB Code to HTML is often required in PHP pages in MyBB. MyBB provides various types of BB code such as [img],,[font] and a lots of BB code but what if you are using MyBB integrated with a different project and you want to use those BB codes in your applications. One of the most difficult situations when you are parsing BB code to PHP in custom pages.
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Top practices for getting humongous traffic to your forum

How To Choose MyBB Themes

Let’s say you started a new forum or your forum is on the verge of dying, just because of one reason “Traffic”. I have seen numerous forums with great potential die because of not properly marketing, branding, advertising, sharing of data, and this is a small list of items that you should target.
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