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Forums Basics

Guide by: Keith Killilea 31.Jan.2018

Getting started with the basics of setting up your Forums Website.

If you have questions during the process or require assistance, you can always contact us for help or ask in the community forums.


Admin Dashboard

The Admin Dashboard is the backend to your website and contains all important settings & options in how your website works. To access the Admin Dashboard, go to your website url address and add the following: /admin

Example: mysite.builderengine.website/admin or mysite.com/admin


Forums Basics

The following outlines the key options in this section:

  • View Areas: View all forum areas that contain topics.
  • Edit Areas: Edit all forum areas that contain topics.
  • Add Areas: Add new forum areas that contain topics.
  • View Topics: View all forum topics that contain threads.
  • Edit Topics: Edit each forum topic that contain threads.
  • Add Topics: Add new forum topics that contain threads.
  • View Threads: View all threads that contain post comments.
  • Edit Threads: Edit each thread that contain post comments.
  • Add Threads: Add new threads that contain post comments.
  • View Comments: View all post comments on topics made by you & your members.
  • Edit Comments: Edit each post comment on topics made by you & your members.
  • Add Comments: Add new post comments on topics made by you & your members.
  • Forum Settings: Configure the module settings for usergroup access, thumbnails, & more.
  • Accept Payments: Add your Payments Provider details to accept payments for membership access.


Tags: Forums