Active topics is now known as "What's new"

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Bob

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Staff member
#1
In the old forum software, we had a menu item called "active topics", it showed, as the name implies, active topics. It's how most of the members who visited often navigated the forum.

In this forum software, that option is now it's called "What's New?" It works like the old active topics.

There are two menu items at the top of the page. One is "What's New?" and the other is "New Posts"
"What's New?" are all of the posts with recent activity, whether you've read them or not. In the old software, that was known as "Active Topics". Same idea, new name.
"New posts"
is, as the name implies, posts that are new. If you're logged in, they will be posts you haven't read.

The difference is subtle, especially if you're not a logged in member. Try them both and see which one works best for you. I typically check them both each time I visit.
 

Bob

Forum Host
Staff member
#3
Thanks, glad you like it! It's a nice clean look, but it's really not so much different that you can't find your way around. Most things work about the way you expect, but there are now some new features we didn't have before.

Ab example: Want to post a youtube video? Just paste in the link, the forum will insert the video when you post.
 
#4
Looks fine Bob it's been a long time since I logged on here, I'll have to correct my email addy. By the way what have you been feeding my logo? It looks a lot fatter than the last time I saw it here :eek:
Willis
 





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