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.Continue reading How to add a required registration field in MyBB
Moderation often requires a calm and composed thinking before taking action.
Administrators should always give the moderation power to user after thinking carefully. Continue reading How to add moderator tools in MyBB
Every forum suffers from spam either in the start or after it has started gaining users. Sometimes spammers use bots with multiple IP’s and when you know those IP’s, you can ban them so that you can prevent spam easily. Continue reading How to ban IP to prevent spam in MyBB
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.
Continue reading 5 Essential Web Hosting Specs for a Forum Website
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.
Recently I purchased A2hosting for one of my forums as previously I never found any stable hosting for MyBB. I used shared hosting package as that was small niche and so was my target audience. Based on my experience, I can say that A2hosting is really amazing for MyBB. Continue reading MyBB hosting with A2hosting
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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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.
Continue reading Top practices for getting humongous traffic to your forum
Forum Spam are the reason why 30% of the forums die. The reason being genuine members of a forum gets spammed by private messagesor forum posts or forum threads causing members to create a negative impression about the forum which results in decline in their activity.
One of the biggest problem faced by forum owners these days is content leeching/leaking. Not only forum owner but the members who post that content also face that problem. Though it is 100% not possible to stop content leaks but there is a way we can prevent that to some extent. I will tell how you can prevent it and reduce the chances of your content leeching.
Continue reading How to prevent MyBB forum from content leeching from leechers