BoatingHowTo Forum FAQ

Here you can find answers to questions about how the board works. Use the links or search box below to find your way around.

Registration and Usernames Rules:

1. Avoid the use of all capital letters in your username, it is considered shouting.

2. Business names and/or dot com usernames are prohibited. With administrator approval these may be displayed in your signature.

3. Offensive or derogatory usernames are prohibited.

4. Usernames should be a recognizable style of name, a combination of letters and numbers is okay, limited use of underscores and other characters is okay, however usernames like *&^%, or &&&&& are prohibited.

vBulletin CMS

The vBulletin CMS allows you and your users to create, edit and publish articles directly to your site. It combines a simple to use content manager with a unique organizational system that lets you control the smallest detail of the site from the number of sections, to the overall layout, to the placement of widgets and displays on each page.

User Albums

Each member is allowed to have a photo album to upload pictures that will be viewable from their profile. Allowable file types are limited to .jpg and .gif images.

Max Photo dimensions: 1024x1024 (800x800 displays better)

Max storage space for pictures: 300 mb

Max file size per picture: 1.5 mb

Max # of albums: 12

Max # of pictures per album: 100

Forum FAQ

Search FAQ

Select this option if you would like your search to look in the text of FAQ items as well as their titles.

Select an option here to specify how you would like your search query to be treated. 'Any words' will return the most numerous but possibly least relevant results, while 'Complete phrase' will return only results that contain exactly what you are searching for.