How to Build Your Forum from Scratch

Build and Manage a Community Forum Website from Scratch! Use Simple Machines Forum 2 for you or your business websites!
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  • Lectures 17
  • Contents Video: 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

DO YOU WANT BUILD A COMMUNITY FORUM EASILY?
LEARNING THE LAST VERSION OF SIMPLE MACHINES FORUM 2?
AND YOU DO NOT KNOW HOW TO DO IT?

JOIN THIS COURSE AND MAKE YOUR PROFESSIONAL FORUM WEBSITE FROM SCRATCH!

Simple Machines Forum 2 — SMF in short — is a professional package that allows you to create your own forum with many powerful features for you as well as your community within minutes. SMF is an open-source project. You don't need any experience to take this course.

Throughout the course, we'll be building a handful of complete forum website step-by-step, personal or professional, and be transformed from a total beginner to a confident webmaster: I think you'll be excited to learn!

BUILDING CUSTOM FORUM SITE WITH SMF FROM SCRATCH course allows you to learn at your pace without spending entire days at a time away from the office or your college. This course includes basic introductory lessons to Simple Machine Forum package. You learn commands and techniques for creating a New board, Adding new Members, create Categories, Permissions, Smileys, Subcategory, and more with easy. You will become familiar with the Admin Panel, Theme customization, Adding Logo to your site, create the homepage, Managing your website, insert a Slogan and Avatar, creating a great community! Your professional Forum.

Why pay hundreds of dollars for build a Community Forum when you can receive with this course: high quality, interactive video, web-based Forum training at a fraction of the cost?

The course is presented via an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

ARE YOU READY TO LEARN THE LAST SMF SOFTWARE? AND BUILD A PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY FORUM NOW!!

The course package:

- 17 video tutorials (about 3.20 hours total)
- 1 exercise tutorials: step by step, how create your community forum online
- Videos available, 24 hours on 24
- Learn when you want (every day or week-end)
- Build a Professional Forum Website!

The course outline:

- Introduction To SMF - Features - Lets Get Started - Admin Panel: categories, boards... - Themes and Layout Settings - Advanced Options - Exercise: build a community website "Computer Technology"

What are the requirements?

  • Filezilla (is free)
  • Free Account on 000webhost.com (or other)
  • Download: Simple Machines Forum

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Building a Custom Forum Website from Scratch
  • Learn How to Manage a Community Forum Website
  • Create Websites Dynamic with Live Interactions

What is the target audience?

  • Any: beginners, intermediate, advance - Student or Professionist

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Simple Machines Forum
01:15

What is Simple Machines Forum? Simple! To create your own personal community, a forum for professional and highly customizable! We learn something new today!

04:57

We see the website of Simple Machines Forum, what it offers, the latest available version, community support and more ... we learn something new today!

11:09

We need three things: download the package SMF, download Filezilla and create a free account on a webhosting (for example on 000webhost). We learn something new today!

09:37

We can now complete the installation of SMF online. We learn to set the necessary parameters: database_password, forum name, ... we learn something new today!

Section 2: Admin Panel: The Basic
16:02

Learn how to edit your categories and boards. Use a list multiple moderators, create and modify new board, apply permissions on members and groups... we learn something new today!

09:36

Now, We see how add new member on SMF, modify a profile, personalized the forum setting, change the registration agreement, ... we learn something new today!

16:58

Manage posts and topics: embed flash into posts, enable bulletin boards code and HTML code, add censored words, move/lock/sticky topic ... we learn something new today!

08:41

Now, we see a general overview of what pages an administrator can control it by its control panel ... the Profile, Permissions, Error Log, Smileys ... we learn something new today!

Section 3: Admin Panel: Intemediate
15:32

Routine, Database, Members and Topics are the subcategories of the page "Maintenance". We learn how to best configure our Forums ... we learn something new today!

12:55

Now let's see how to set a theme for our website, change the logo, the slogan, the forum width, select smiley ... we learn something new today!

13:52

... continue to change the default layout for our website: show statistics, latest member, show group key, last modification date, user avatars in message ... we learn something new today!

Section 4: Admin Panel: Advanced
08:49

Smiley sets are groups of smileys your users can choose between. You can change the name and location of each smiley set... enable customized message icons... we learn something new today!

16:52

We see other general settings, such as: enable polls, insert meta keywords, the time format, enable who's online list, ... we learn something new today!

14:12

Is very simple Download New Packages Third-party mod site: new feature, new theme, new buttons and avatars, add social buttons, spam prevention... we learn something new today!

17:54

Change the permissions for group "members", "guests", "administrator", "global moderator", "junior members"... we learn something new today!

Section 5: Building your Community Forum from Scratch
17:58

Well, now we see in practice how to build from scratch a professional forum, whose theme is: Computer Technology. We learn something new today!

10:36

... we continue to customize our professional forum, whose theme is: Computer Technology. We learn something new today! Thank you for choosing this course!

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