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Forum Theme Designs Ruin Online Communities

Web designs for online communities, forums, and blogs can come in all shapes and sizes. However, even the best theme designers have been getting...
 

How to Properly Sell VIP Memberships on Your Website

Selling access to hidden content or exclusive sections on your website is a great way to reward members for donations, paid subscriptions, or a...
 

Free Premium Icons For Your Website

These incredible free icon sets are perfect for forum sections, blog categories, buttons, and other website elements. While you may be tempted to...
 

What to Expect as a Website Administrator & Creator

A lot of future webmasters know they want a website, but don't understand all of the various responsibilities and steps that must be taken to...
 

Should Forum Administrators Use Multiple Accounts to Boost Activity?

Several weeks ago, I asked our community about their thoughts on using multiple accounts to falsely boost activity in a new online community...
 

5 Disciplinary Actions You Can Take Before Banning Community Members

A community can bring a sense of family, friendship, loyalty, and even love. It's no wonder you may struggle with banning a member from your...
 

10 Quick Tips For Growing Your Forum Community

As a forum owner or community founder, you are probably well aware of the growing pains that many online discussion boards face. With both free...
 

Stop Hiding Your Website From Family & Friends

It only takes a quick glance at the histories of the most famous companies and internet giants to see the benefits of sharing websites with...
 

5 PHP Skills to Create Custom Websites & Plugins

These 5 PHP challenges cover many critical aspects of web development. If you are struggling to progress with your learning, want to refresh your...
 

5 Forum Software Alternatives in 2019

Between all of the paid forum software options like XenForo and IPB, and all of the free options such as MyBB, it's no wonder you are confused...
 

“Dreaded Upgrades” in Online Software

As a fellow webmaster, I probably do not need to explain the possible horrors and implications of upgrading your favorite web software to a newer...
 

Why Your Website Needs Social Plugins in 2019

Let's face it, websites are sprouting up faster than spring flowers and being a webmaster is more difficult than ever. We all wish we could...