How to Bookmark and Follow a Thread in a Vanilla Forum

Bookmarking a thread in a vanilla forum will allow you to receive notifications each time it is updated.

Steps

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    Go to the Vanilla forum where you wish to bookmark a thread.
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    Click the star near the thread. You have now bookmarked the thread and will receive notifications whenever the thread is updated.
    • Since Vanilla forum installations vary from site to site, you might find the bookmark star in different locations ranging from the discussion list to the thread itself.
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    Look for notifications each time the thread is updated in the "notifications" area. This may appear on your profile page on the forum and / or near your name on the forum.
    • You can also turn on email notifications from the "My Preferences" section on your Profile Page which you access by clicking on your user name.
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Tips

  • When you want to stop following the thread, simply click the star again and you will no longer receive notifications when the thread is updated.

Article Info

Categories: Vanilla Forums