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  • How To Add Language in SMF

    Posted at March 16, 2016 at 4:22 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to add language in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click on ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Configuration >> Languages.   4) Click the button ‘Add Languages’.   5) Enter the language in the section ‘Download From Simple Machine’ and click ‘Search’ button.   6) Click the ‘Install’ link next to the language.   7) Then you will get the message that    [...]

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    How to Manage Ban List in SMF

    Posted at March 16, 2016 at 4:21 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage ban list in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click on ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Members >> Ban List.   4) To create a new ban, click the option ‘Add New Ban’.   5) Enter the details.   6) Click the button ‘Add’.   7) If you want to edit the ban, click the option ‘Modify’.   8) If you want to delete the ban, select the ban    [...]

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    Check attachment Integrity in SMF

    Posted at March 16, 2016 at 4:20 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can see how to check attachment Integrity in SMF and sizes of attachments and file-names listed in the database.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click on ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Attachments and Avatars.   4 ) Click the option ‘File Maintenance’.   5) Go to the section ‘Attachment Integrity Check’.   6) Click the button ‘Run check now’.   7) Then you wi   [...]

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    How to Clear Logs in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:49 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to clear logs in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the menu ‘Routine’.   6) Locate the section ‘Empty out unimportant logs’.   7) Click the button ‘Run task now’.   That is how we can clear unimportant log   [...]

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    How to convert Database to UTF-8 in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:49 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to convert database to UTF-8 in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the tab ‘Database’.   6) Locate the section ‘Convert The Database and Data to UTF-8’.   7) Click the button ‘Run Task Now’.   That is how w   [...]

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    Modify Topic Settings in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:48 pm by Jithin

      In this documentation, we can check how to modify topic settings in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Posts and Topics.   4) Click the menu ‘Topic Settings’.’   5) Modify the changes which you want.   6) Click the button ‘Save’.   That is how we can modify topic settings in SMF.     If you need any further help    [...]

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    Change Ownership of User Post in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:48 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to change ownership of user post in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the menu ‘Members’.   6) Select the destination and source user.   7) Click the button ‘Reattribute’ and confirm the ownership change the clicking the ‘   [...]

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    Bulletin Board Code Settings in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:48 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to configure bulletin board code settings in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Posts and Topics.   4) Click the menu ‘Bulletin Board Code’.   5) Select the options which you want.   6) Click the button ‘Save’.   That is how we can set up bulletin board code in SMF.   If you need any further help    [...]

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    How to Backup the Database in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:47 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to backup the database in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the tab ‘Database’.   6) Locate the section ‘Backup Database’.   7) Select the options which you want and click the button ‘Download’.   That is    [...]

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    How to Optimize Database Tables in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:47 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to optimize database tables in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the tab ‘Database’.   6) Locate the section ‘Optimize All Tables’.   7) Click the button ‘Run task now’.   That is how we can optimize datab   [...]

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    Assign Users to Membergroup in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:47 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to assign users to membergroup in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Members >> Membergroups.   4) Click the button ‘Edit Membergroup’.     5) Click on the group name which you want to assign user.     6) Enter the user name in the field ‘List of Members to Add’. If you want to add more than one user, separate t   [...]

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    Manage Membergroups in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage membergroups in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Members >> Membergroups.     4) To create a membergroup, click the menu ‘Add Membergroup’.   5) Enter the details and click the button ‘Add group’.   6) If you want to edit the group, click the ‘Modify’ option and click ‘Save’ button after changing the   [...]

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    How to Modify Post Settings in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:46 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to modify post settings in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Posts and Topics.   4) Click the menu ‘Post Settings’.   5) Edit the settings which you want to change.   6) Click the button ‘Save’.   That is how we can modify post settings in SMF.   If you need any further help please reach our    [...]

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    How to Manage category in SMF?

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:45 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage category in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Boards.   4) Click the button ‘Create New Category’.   5) Enter the order type and full name.   6) Click the button ‘Add category’.   7) If you want to modify or delete the category, click on the category name.   8) Then click approp   [...]

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    How to Create new forum in SMF

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:45 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to create new forum in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Forum >> Boards.   4) Click the button ‘Add Board’.   5) Enter the details.   6) Click the button ‘Add Board’.   7) If you want to edit the forum, select the forum and click the button ‘Modify’.   That is how we can create new forum in S   [...]

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    How to Install SMF from Softaculous

    Posted at March 4, 2016 at 4:45 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to install SMF from Softaculous.   1) Login to cPanel admin panel. 2) Go to ‘Softaculous Apps Installer’.   3) Select the icon ‘SMF’.   4) Click the option ‘Install’.   5) Enter the software set up and board settings details.   6) Enter the admin account details and click the button ‘Install’.   7) Then you will get the message that ‘the software was    [...]

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    How to Clear File Cache in SMF

    Posted at March 1, 2016 at 10:00 am by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to clear file cache in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Main >> Administration Center.   4) Click the option ‘Forum Maintenance’.   5) Click the menu ‘Routine’.   6) Locate the section ‘Empty the file cache’.   7) Click the button ‘Run task now’.   That is how we can clear file cache in S   [...]

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    How to Configure SMTP Mail Settings in SMF

    Posted at March 1, 2016 at 9:57 am by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to configure SMTP mail settings in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Maintenance >> Mail.   4) Click the option ‘Settings’.   5) Select the ‘SMTP’ from the drop down menu.   6) Enter the SMTP settings details.   7) Click the button ‘Save’.   That is how we can configure SMTP in SMF.      [...]

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    How to Change User Password in SMF?

    Posted at March 1, 2016 at 9:53 am by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to change user password in SMF.   1) Login to SMF admin panel. 2) Click the menu ‘Admin’.   3) Go to Members >> Members.     4) Click on the user’s name.   5) Go to Modify Profile >> Account Settings.   6) Enter the password in ‘Choose password’ and ‘Verify Password’ fields.   7) Click the button ‘Change Profile’. Make sure that en   [...]

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