Forum Help

Below you will find some basic instructions for how to use this forum. if you have any further questions please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Once you log into the members area select "Forum" from the members navigation bar. You will be taken to the forum as illustrated in the screenshot below.

 

From this screen you can review existing posts or create your own threads (posts/topics). Please see specific instructions below for each of these steps.

 

Viewing a thread (Post/Topic)

To view a forum thread simply click the title from the list. You will then be taken to the forum thread where you can view the post(s) and reply.

To reply to a post click the "Post a reply" button at the bottom of the screen. A form will then appear for you to enter in your response. (Please note: the reply field does not support text formatting.)

Once you have finished press the "Post" button to submit your reply.

 

Adding a thread 

In order to add a new thread you will need to navigate to the forum home screen. From here you will need to click on the "New Thread" button. This will then take you to the form where you can fill in the necessary information - title, summary and content. Once you have entered in the content click the "Post" button to add your thread.

 

Editing a thread 

Threads can only be edited if there are no replies. From the forum dashboard you will need to click on the "My Threads" button. Under the thread summary you will see an "Edit" button if the thread is eligible to be edited. You will then be taken to a form where you can edit the title/summary and content. Once you have finished editing click on the "Post" button to save your edits.

 

Deleting a thread

In order to delete a thread you will need to click on the "My Threads" button on the forum dashboard. Under your thread summary you will see a "Delete" button provided the post is eligible to be deleted. After pressing "Delete" you will be taken to a confirmation screen where you will need to click on another "Delete" button in order to delete your post.