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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’. Select the ‘Yes’ option and click ‘Save’. ...
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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 posting within a se...
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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.

    Scroll to the bottom of the form that opens. There...
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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 again, just follow the instructions above and select ...
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  • How do I enable/disable the Most Ever Members Option?

    How do I enable/disable the Most Ever Members Option?

    The Most Ever Members displays the date and time your site had the most members logged in. By default, it’s turned off, but you can turn it on via the AdminCP. Please note that this is only possible if you choose to have the 24 hour option on. Otherwise, it will not display.

    To do this, 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 refres...
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  • How do I change when Visiting Members resets?

    How do I change when Visiting Members resets?

    You can switch between the Visiting Members display refreshing every 24 hours or the display resetting at each member’s midnight (the default) . The first means that there will be a single midnight that the board resets at, while the second will refresh depending on the local midnight of the logged in member. To do this, 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. ...
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  • How do I enable/disable the display of member names?

    How do I enable/disable the display of member names?

    By default, member names are displayed in the Visiting Member feature. If you just want to keep track of how many members login during the day and not who logs in, you can turn this option off by logging in to to AdminCP. Once you’re logged in, click on the ‘Settings’ header and from there, click on the ‘Options’ menu.

    A form with a scroll menu will open. From the menu, select the ‘Forum Home: Visiting Members’ option.

    The page will refresh with another form. From here, select the ‘No’’ radio button beneath the...
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  • How do I disable or enable Visiting Members?

    How do I disable or enable Visiting Members?

    Visiting Members isn’t, by default, turned on with your install. To turn it on, login to the AdminCP. Click on the ‘Settings’ header and from there, click on the ‘Options’ menu. A form with a scroll menu will open. From the menu, select the ‘Forum Home: Visiting Members’ option.



    The page will refresh with another form. From here, select the ‘Yes’ radio button beneath the ‘Enable Display’ header and save. Your main site should now contain the Visiting Members feature.

    When you don’t want ...
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  • What is Visiting Members?

    What is Visiting Members?

    Visiting Members is another of the features released with vBulletin 4.2.0 Unlike some of our more obvious updates, this is a feature that is turned off by default. Visiting Members, when it’s turned on, displays all members who’ve visited the forum either today or in the past 24 hours. The feature does not, however, display guests and only applies to members.
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  • How do I change the delay between emails being sent?

    How do I change the delay between emails being sent?

    You can change the delay between each email that’s sent. Please remember that this controls the delay between emails, and not between batches which can slow down your email system dramatically.



    To begin, login to the AdminCP. Click on the ‘Settings’ header and from there, click on the ‘Options’ menu. A form with a scroll menu will open. From the menu, select the ‘Email Options’’ option.

    The page will refresh with another form. Scroll down to the ‘Email Send Delay’’ header. You’ll see four ra...
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