How to Create a New Forum in Vbulletin

Have you ever wanted to start a forum in vbulletin but just couldn't get the help needed or didn't know how to? Just follow these simple steps and your forum will be up and running in no time.

Steps

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    Most important thing, purchase vbulletin.
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    When all files have been uploaded, install vbulletin.
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    When finished, log-in to the admin control panel (acp).
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    Look to left-hand side of screen. Look for "forums & moderators". Click the arrow.
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    Select "forum manager".
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    You will see topics. Scroll to the bottom and select "add new forum".
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    In "title" box, type a title for your forum. An example would be foods.
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    In "thread description" box, type a short description of the forum (optional).
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    For "parent forum", make sure it is set to "no one".
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    Set "moderation, style, access, and posting options" to your liking.
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    In "posting options", set "act as forum (will act as category if no)" to no.
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    Set "forum is active", "forum is open", and "index new posts in search engine " to yes.
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    Set "enable / disable features" to your liking.
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    Set "advanced forum options" to your liking.
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    When done, select "save".
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    You've made your first forum! Now just repeat for further forums.

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Categories: Internet Forums and Message Boards