Board Details

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Board Details are the first group on the Settings Page.

Site Name:
This is where you place the name of your site. However you can choose to leave it blank.

Forum Name:
This is where you place the name of your forum. This will show up as the title on browsers.

Full Site URL:
This should be the same as what you placed in your config.php file. Please also make sure to add a / at the end. For example: http://www.yourdomain.ext/

Full Board URL:
This should also be the same as what you placed in your config.php file. Also remember to add the / here as well.

Administrator E-Mail:
This is where you set your email. In-case an error occurs where someone gets a message saying to contact the webmaster, they can email you and describe the problem.

Board Rules:
This option can be enabled or disabled. If you do not plan on making rules, simply disable this feature. When enabled members will have to agree by the board rules that you create before joining.

If rules are on, please enter your rules:
This is where you can make your rules. Here you can say what is allowed, what isn't allowed and what type of members you would like. You can also say what you expect out of the members, even what kind of content the forum holds.

Board Status:
This option can be enabled or disabled. When enabled it only allows Administrators and Super Administrators to see the forums. When disabled it will show an error message to super moderators, moderators and members. If you give a reason for the forums being off it will show up for everyone below an administrator.

If your BB is off please enter a reason:
Here is where you would enter why you have turned your forum off.

Use Gzip Page Compression Requires PHP 4.0.4 or higher:
Gzip page compression is usefull for forums who are constantly running out of bandwidth. With "Gzip Page compression" set to "on", each page that is loaded is first compressed by ther server (which takes a little longer) before the page is sent to the end users. The end users browser then decompresses the data before displaying it. Most current browsers support this feature.