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    footer Stylevars

    <style> #stylevar_ref { font-family: sans-serif; } #stylevar_ref p { margin-bottom: 12px; } #stylevar_ref a { color: #417394; } #stylevar_ref
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  • vBulletin Facebook App

    vBulletin Facebook App

    Introducing the vBulletin Facebook App
    An app specifically designed for your vBulletin site to help you engage and expand your community through the use of the Facebook platform - utilizing the
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  • Forum Buying Guide

    Forum Buying Guide

    This is a detailed buyers guide for purchasing forums.

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  • Resetting the Default Tab in 4.2.0.

    Resetting the Default Tab in 4.2.0.

    For those who can't or don't wish to watch the video, here is the step by step guide.

    1) Go to your Admin CP

    2) On the side menu expand "Settings" and click on "Navigation
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  • Issues After Upgrading

    Issues After Upgrading

    If your running a completely default forum upgrading is a very simple process. Many sites however run third-party add-ons and even use a custom style therefor when things change between older and newer
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  • How To Find StyleVars in vB4 Using Firebug

    How To Find StyleVars in vB4 Using Firebug

    Following on from many queries on how to find a specific StyleVar in vBulletin 4, here's a short video tutorial on how to use the free Firebug add-on for Firefox in conjunction with your AdminCP to find
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  • "Hands-Free" Installations and Upgrades

    "Hands-Free" Installations and Upgrades

    If you are familiar with vBulletin, then you have seen our install and upgrade scripts. They can be time consuming and frustrating especially on larger boards. For vBulletin 4.0.9, we have updated these
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    vBulletin Mobile

    Here is a basic FAQ for vBulletin's mobile applications.
    This FAQ will be updated.

    What is it?
    The product that will be available is an "app builder",
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  • Mobile API Chain

    Mobile API Chain

    API Chain provide a client to call several methods in a row. The entry of chained API is apichain.php. This implements a client class and apichain.php is actually a client that is able to call API methods
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