Video Tutorials

See the following video tutorials to learn more about vBulletin 5 Connect

Getting Started

Using Site Builder: Privacy Policy

A short video tutorial on how to use Question and Answer Verification to protect your blog against spammers.

Question and Answer Verification

A short video tutorial on how to use Question and Answer Verification to protect your blog against spammers.


The Basics

Viewing Topics

Use and navigate the topic view in vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Post a Link

How to Post links from texts, photos or videos using vBulletin 5 Connect Community Software.

Private Message System

Send private message to other community members using vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Use Media Albums

Use the media album feature of vBulletin 5 Connect to manage images, audio and video files.

Creating a new Blog Post

How to start a new blog post using vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to use the Polls Feature

Create polls that engage your forum members

Changing Username Style

Short video tutorial on how to change the username style.

Blogs on vBulletin 5 Connect

Build a Blog for your Forum Community.

Usergroup Promotion

Quick video tutorial on how to setup Usergroup Promotions on vBulletin.

Albums and Photos

Video showcasing the Albums and Photos feature of the Mobile Suite application.

Adding User Titles

Short video tutorial explaining what User Titles are and how to add them into your forum.

Find and Edit Phrases

Quick video tutorial on how to Find and Edit Phrases on vBulletin.

Creating a Favicon

Video tutorial on how to create a custom favicon for your vBulletin site.

Patching Exploits

Short video tutorial on how to easily patch exploits on your vBulletin site.

Facebook Connect

This video shows you how to integrate Facebook Connect into your forum. This will allow users to sign-in through Facebook.

Adding New Smilies

Short video tutorial on how to easily add smiley's for your vBulletin site.


Forum Moderation

How to Create and Manage Announcements

Create and manage announcements for your community with vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Set and Display Site Rules

Set and display your site rules to all of your members using vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Change your Homepage from Activity Stream to Forum Directory

Use the forum directory to manage your community experience with vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Login to Your Admin Control Panel (AdminCP)

Learn how to log into your admin control panel so that you can administer your community with vBulletin 5 Connect.

How to Customize Site Notice

Create and customize site wide notices using vBulletin 5 Connect.

The Activity Stream Module (Site Builder)

Display your forum's latest user activity when you configure the Activity Stream Module.

Today’s Birthday Module (Site Builder)

Display the names of each of your members whose birthday falls on the present day with the Today's Birthday Module.

Using Social Groups

Managing the Social Groups module for vBulletin 5 Connect.

Using Inline moderation to clean spam

Cut down on spam using vBulletin's inline moderation capabilities.

Managing Staff Permissions

Learn how to edit the permissions of your moderators, super moderators, and administrators.

Set File Permissions via FTP Filezilla

Short video tutorial on how to edit your file and directory permissions via File Transfer Protocol Client Filezilla.

Backup Database via cPanel

Tutorial on how to backup your vBulletin data using Cpanel.

Setup MySQL Database via cPanel

A visual walkthrough on how to setup your MySQL database via cpanel.

Move Avatars Profile, Signature Pics to File System

Speed up your vBulletin forum by moving your Avatars, Profile, Signature Pics to the File System.

Moving Attachments to File System

Video tutorial on how to move attachments to the File System.

Quickly Disable All Plugins

A quick guide to disabling all your plugins via config.php file.


Customizing Your Forum

Navigation Bar Tabs

Configure your navigation bar tabs to customize your forum’s browsing experience.

How to Customize Your Site Navigation with Footers

Customize and manage your site navigation using footers within vBulletin 5 Connect.

Managing Forums Using Site Builder

Use the vBulletin 5 Connect Page Manager to customize the layout of your pages and forums using the Site Builder

How to Add Videos Using Site Builder

Add YouTube videos to your forum using the site builder feature.

Customizing Page Layout

A demonstration of how to use site builder to customize page layouts.

An Introduction to the vBulletin 5 Connect Site Builder

Customizing your forum with vBulletin 5 Connect Site builder.

Creating a Tag Cloud (Site Builder)

Boost SEO and improve content discovery by including a tag cloud in your forum pages.

Adding Custom BB Codes

Short video tutorial on how to custom BB codes to your vBulletin board.

Add a Customer User Profile Field

Tutorial on how to add a custom user profile field for your forum.

Adding Prefixes

Video tutorial on how to add prefixes to your vBulletin site.


Styling and Theming

How to Change Your Logo

Customize vBulletin 5 Connect with your own Logo

Using additional.css Template

Video overview about the "additional.css" template.

Changing the Body Background

Tutorial on how to add a custom background into your vBulletin Community.

Add Background Image and Align It

Short tutorial on how to add a body background while aligning it to any location on the screen.

Using Firebug to Find and Edit StyleVars

How to use the free Firefox add-on Firebug to find a StyleVar in vBulletin 5


Database/Backend Administration

Backup Database with MYSQL Dumper

This is a short video tutorial on how to back up your database via MySQL Dumper.

Restore Database via Backup Channels

A quick video tutorial on how to restore your database via Cpanel & MySQLDumper.

Database Backup via the SSH Shell Putty

Tutorial on how to backup your vBulletin database using the SSH Client "Putty"

Database Restore via SSH Shell Putty

Tutorial on how to restore your MySQL Database via SSH Putty Client