Social sharing can increase overall traffic for your forums and in MyBB forums, there is no default option of adding share buttons. I wrote this tutorial about social share buttons in MyBB to help everyone add share buttons easily and gain traffic without use of custom plugins. I am using showthread page as an example, however you can add social buttons to any page using below tutorial.
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Responsive Menu is the core of a responsive design. By default, MyBB theme are not responsive and to make them responsive you need to add a responsive menu in the header section. This is a simple three step tutorial which will help you create a responsive menu for MyBB forums and will improve the look and feel of your forum. For this tutorial, I have used default MyBB theme and this tutorial should work fine for most of the forum.
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Adding custom fonts in MyBB is one of the requirements for every forum administrator to give their forum a different look and style. I will cover two ways on adding custom fonts i.e. using google fonts and using ttf file inside FTP directly. It is very simple, and I will break this tutorial down in simple steps so you can easily add custom fonts.
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MyBB being versatile and open source brings lots of possibility in terms of designing. sidebar is one of the best ways to showcase extra information on screen to users without increasing the page size. Adding a sidebar on index page in MyBB is very easy, I will show you step by step how you can create a sidebar on your forums with board stats and who’s online.
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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.
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Most of the successful webmaster start their community with the idea of serving a purpose to the internet world, which results in a successful forum. But while running the community, making money is also a important concern because there are lots of issues they can face, such as High server cost, DDoS Protection, Domain renewals , plugins developments, staff payments, community services and lots more which is now allowed in everyone pocket. Which results in the distressed webmasters and ultimately it results in closing down the community.
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MyBB 1.8 is one of the major release that has different MyBB 1.8 theme design and template structure than previous MyBB versions (1.2, 1.4 , 1.6) with inclusion of jquery by default, MyBB 1.8 themes can now be written which has given a whole new possibility in theme designs. Continue reading MyBB 1.8 Themes – Upgrade towards a better forum software
MyBB default icons are very good and optimized but what if you want unique look for your forum ie “Alternative Icons for MyBB Forum Theme and Font Awesome based icons”. You have only one option that is google search. Today i will tell you how to get alternative icons for your MyBB Theme
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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.
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