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Manage user permissions in phpBB

This tutorial will show you how to manage user permissions in phpBB Now let’s learn how to manage user permissions 1) Click Permissions 2) Click Users permissions 3) Enter the name of a user here 4) Click Submit 5) Click here to assign a Role for this user 6) Click Apply all permissions That’s it!

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Manage Styles in phpBB

This tutorial will show you how to manage styles in phpBB 1) Click Styles We can edit the look of phpBB from here. Let’s look at the different options available 2) Click Themes On this page we can install, edit, and delete themes. Themes are a combination of colors, images, and styles that make up

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Manage smilies in phpBB

This tutorial will show you how to manage smilies in phpBB Smilies, or emoticons as they are sometimes referred to, are small images you can insert into your posts to further express your feelings or thoughts 1) Click Posting 2) Then click Smilies 3) To edit a smilie, click its edit icon here Available smilies

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How to use the search tool in phpBB

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to phpBB Now let’s learn how to use the search tool 1) We can search for a keyword here or we can choose more options in an Advanced Search 2) Click Advanced search 3) Enter the keywords you would like to search the forum for 4) Select the

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How to restore your database in phpBB

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to phpBB Now let’s learn how to restore your forum database from a previous backup 1) Click Maintenance 2) Then click Restore 3) Choose the backup file you wish to restore….. 4) ….. then click Start Restore That’s it! You’ve successfully restored your forum database from a previous

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How to reply to an existing topic in phpBB

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to phpBB Now let’s learn how to reply to an existing topic 1) Click the forum in which you want to reply to a topic 2) Then choose the topic you want to reply to 3) Click Post Reply A subject is optional for a reply, but can

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How to register as a user in phpBB

Let’s learn how to register an account in phpBB 1) Click Register 2) Read the Registration Agreement Terms and then scroll down 3) Click here once you’ve read the agreement and you agree to the terms 4) Complete the registration form on this page 5) Enter Confirmation code 6) Then click Submit That’s it! The

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Manage ranks in phpBB

This tutorial will show you how to manage ranks in phpBB 1) Click Users and Groups 2) Then click Manage Ranks 3) Click Add new rank From here you can add ranks that will then automatically be given to people as they reach the specified post milestones 4) Enter a Rank Title here 5) This

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How to prune forums in phpBB

This tutorial assumes you’ve already logged in to phpBB Now let’s learn how to prune forums 1) Click Forums Pruning a forum allows you to remove topics which have gone unused for a specific length of time to save on resources and reduce clutter 2) Then click Prune forums 3) Choose a forum here 4)

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Edit a user profile in phpBB

This tutorial will show you how to edit a user profile in phpBB Now let’s learn how to edit a user’s profile 1) Click Manage users 2) Enter a user name here, or use the Find a Member tool to locate the username 3) Click Submit 4) Click here to select the options to edit.

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