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  • How do I turn off timestamp updating for doubleposts?

    How do I turn off timestamp updating for doubleposts?

    Timestamps for posts that have been merged from doubleposting are automatically updated with the latest timestamp. If you want the post to keep the original timestamp, you can disable this feature through the AdminCP.



    After logging in, click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the ‘Settings’ header. In the new form that loads to the right, click on the ‘Message Posting Doublepost Options’ option before clicking the ‘Edit Setting’ button.

    When th...
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  • How do I change the time limit on the doublepost feature?

    How do I change the time limit on the doublepost feature?

    By default, the time limit is set to 0. This means that the double post feature is off. You can set the limit (in minutes) that the doublepost feature is applied by logging in to the AdminCP and clicking on the ‘Options’ link beneath the ‘Settings’ header. In the new form that loads to the right, click on the ‘Message Posting Doublepost Options’ option before clicking the ‘Edit Setting’ button.

    When the new form loads, go to the text field beneath the ‘Time Check Limit...
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  • How do I allow the author to view who read a thread?

    How do I allow the author to view who read a thread?

    You can allow the author to view ‘Who Read a Thread’. This will override any group permissions that the author has, but not forum permissions. As always, login to the AdminCP. Click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the ‘Settings’ header. In the new form that loads to the right, click on the ‘Thread Display Options (showthread)’ option before clicking ‘Edit Setting’.

    Once the new form loads, scroll to the bottom of the page. Beneath the ‘Who Read - Allow Author View’ heade...
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  • How do I make the Who Read a Thread collapsible?

    How do I make the Who Read a Thread collapsible?

    Making your ‘Who Read a Thread’ collapsible can streamline the appearance of your site. Login to your AdminCP and click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the ‘Settings’ header. In the new form that loads to the right, click on the ‘Thread Display Options (showthread)’ option before clicking ‘Edit Setting’.



    Once the new form loads, scroll to the bottom of the page. Beneath the ‘Who Read - Names Display’ header, click on the ‘Yes’ radio button.

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  • How do I disable the username display?

    How do I disable the username display?

    Disabling the username display is simple. Start by logging in to the AdminCP. Once you’re in, click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the ‘Settings’ header. In the new form that loads to the right, click on the ‘Thread Display Options (showthread)’ option before clicking ‘Edit Setting’.

    Once the new form loads, scroll to the bottom of the page. You’ll find a text field beneath the header ‘Who Read - Days Limit’. The number you enter into the text field will determine how many da...
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  • How do I limit the number of days a user is displayed in the Who Read a Thread feature?

    By default, the Who Read a Thread feature is not turned on. To turn it on, login to the AdminCP and click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the Settings header. In the form that opens to the right, select the ‘Thread Display Options (showthread)’ option and click ‘Edit Setting’.

    Once the new form loads, scroll down to the bottom of the page. The option to turn on the Who Read a Thread option will be the fifth from the bottom, under the header ‘Enable Who Read a Thread’. ...
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  • How do I enable the Who Read a Thread feature?

    How do I enable the Who Read a Thread feature?

    By default, the Who Read a Thread feature is not turned on. To turn it on, login to the AdminCP and click on the ‘Options’ link beneath the Settings header. In the form that opens to the right, select the ‘Thread Display Options (showthread)’ option and click ‘Edit Setting’.

    Once the new form loads, scroll down to the bottom of the page. The option to turn on the Who Read a Thread option will be the fifth from the bottom, under the header ‘Enable Who Read a Thread’. ...
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  • What’s new with threads?

    What’s new with threads?

    There are two new features involving threads. The first offers you and your users the ability to see who has read a thread. You can control how long a user’s name displays, whether or not the user’s name is displayed to being with and if the author can see the list. In addition you can limit the number of days it will display the number of readers read the thread. If this sounds like something that would interest you, click here to get started. The second prevents users from double post...
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  • How do I change the length of the preview?

    How do I change the length of the preview?

    By default, the Activity stream does not display the full text of the items it's streaming. The items displayed in the stream are previews of the originals with a limited character display that you can change in the AdminCP. If you haven't already logged in to the AdminCP, you'll want to do so now. From here, click on the ‘Settings’ header, followed by the ‘Options’ link.



    Find the ‘Activity Stream’ option in the vBulletin Options menu and click ‘Edit Settings’ button. ...
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  • How do I make the Visiting Members feature collapsible?

    How do I make the Visiting Members feature collapsible?

    First login to the AdminCP and click on the ‘Settings’ header. From there, click on the ‘Options’ menu. A form with a scroll menu will open. In the scrolling menu, select the ‘Forum Home: Visiting Members’ option.



    The page will refresh with another form. From here, select the ‘Yes’ radio button beneath the ‘Collapse on Load’ header and save. The Visiting Members will update itself on your main site.

    If you want to turn on this option agai...
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