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How do I make an announcement?

These instructions are for the new themes. If you are using an old theme, please use these instructions instead.

You can make an announcement using one of the approaches described below.

  1. Log in to your forum with a moderator or administrator account.
  2. If you have multiple categories in your forum, enter the category you would like to post the announcement in.
  3. Click the New Topic link.
  4. Type your announcement subject and message.
  5. Check the Pin this topic checkbox to keep the topic at the top of the topics listing at all times. More information...
  6. Check the Lock this topic checkbox to prevent replies from being posted in the topic. More information...
  7. Click the Post Message button.
  1. Log in to your Website Toolbox account.
  2. Click the Appearance link.
  3. In the Appearance menu, click Customize.
  4. Click Welcome Message.
  5. Type in your announcement.
  6. Save the changes.
  1. Log in to your Website Toolbox account.
  2. Click the Settings link.
  3. In the Settings menu, click the Notifications link.
  4. Next to the Welcome Email option, click the Compose a Welcome Email link.
  5. Specify the text for your welcome email.
  6. Save your settings.
  1. Log in to your Website Toolbox account.
  2. Click the Users link.
  3. In the Users menu, click the Email link.

More information regarding the Email Users feature is available by clicking here.


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