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  • Expanding to view sub-forums on home page?

    When i first navigate to my main forum home page, only my three main subforums are visible. you can see what i mean here:

    www.thevividedge.com/forum

    then, when you click on "the vivid edge," all of the subforums become visible. i want all the subforums to be visible right off the bat on the main page. how can i do this?

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    This is beacuse you have categories as sub-categories of another category. By default, vB only allows a forum depth of 2 to be dispayed (this includes categories.) To change this:

    1. Admin CP -> Options -> vBulletin Options -> [Forums Home Page Options] -> Depth of Forums

    2. Manually create new templates to increase the forums displayed. You have to add template forumhome_forumbit_levelx_post and template forumhome_forumbit_levelx_nopost for each level past 2, replacing the '3' with the level number. For instance:

    forumhome_forumbit_level3_nopost
    forumhome_forumbit_level3_post

    Copy the contents of the other templates ('1' or '2') into these new templates. Then change the 'Depth of Forums' setting in the Admin CP to the '3'.
    Steve Machol, former vBulletin Customer Support Manager (and NOT retired!)
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