Starting a Topic
you have registered an account, you will be able to start new topics.
To do so, navigate to a category you would like to begin a conversation
in. Make sure that this is the correct category for the subject of your
post. Once you're inside this category, search for the button titled "Start
New Topic" at the top or bottom of the forum and click it.
This will present you with a new page where you can begin to type your post. Below you will find a description of the items on this page.
Subject: This is the title of your topic and is what will be shown on the category page.
Message Icon: If you would like to add a special icon to your post, you may choose one from this list.
Add YaBBC tags: YaBBC tags give you the ability to format the text in your post. To add, simply click on the button of your choice. See below for a complete reference.
Add Smileys: Personalize your post by adding an emoticon, or smiley. Just click on the one you want and it will be put it in your post automatically.
Message: Here is plenty of space to write your message (max 5500 characters).
Attach: You also have the option to add a file to your post by clicking on the "Browse" button to find the file on your hard drive to upload. Pay attention to the allowed file types and maximum file size.
Post/Preview/Reset: These three buttons do exactly what you would expect. Press the "Post" button if you're ready for the community to view your message, press "Preview" if you would like to see what your post will look like first or press "Reset" to clear all of the boxes and start again.