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Creating a Hyperlink in your message

You can easily add a hyperlink to your message.

All that you need to do is type the web address, (known as a URL) ( ), and it will automatically be converted to a URL ( )!

The trick here is to make sure you prefix your URL with the http://,

You can also add an e-mail link to your message by typing in your email address.

This Example:

Outputs this:

Another way to add hyperlinks is to use the [url]linkto[/url] tags

This Example:
[url] [/url] takes you home!
Outputs This:
takes you home!

If you use this tag: [url="linkto"]description[/url] you can add a description to the link.

This Example:
Take me to [url=" "] [/url]
Outputs This:
Take me to
This Example:
If you have a question [url=" "]Email Me[/url]
Outputs This:
If you have a question Email Me


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Active Topics

Active Topics are tracked by cookies. When you click on the "active topics" link, a page is generated listing all topics that have been posted since your last visit to these forums (or approximately 20 minutes).

Editing Your Posts

You may edit or delete your own posts at any time that you are signed into the message board. Just go to the topic where the post to be edited or deleted is located and you will see an edit or delete icon () on the line that begins "posted on..." Click on this icon to edit or delete the post. No one else can edit your post, except for the forum Moderator or the forum administrator.

Attaching Files

For security reasons, you may not attach files to any posts. However, you may cut and paste text into your post.

Searching For Specific Posts

You may search for specific posts based on a word or words found in the posts, user name, date, and particular forum(s). Simply click on the "search" link at the top of most pages.

Editing Your Profile

You can change any information stored in your registration profile by using the "profile" link located near the top of each page. Simply identify yourself by typing your UserName and Password. When you do that, all of your profile information will appear on screen. You may edit any information (except your UserName) and save the changes by clicking the "Submit" button.


You may attach signatures to the end of your posts when you post either a New Topic or Reply. Your signature is editable by clicking on "profile" at the top of any forum page and entering your UserName and Password.

What is COPPA

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and Rule apply to individually identifiable information about a child that is collected online, such as full name, home address, email address, telephone number or any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact the child. The Act and Rule also cover other types of information -- for example, hobbies, interests and information collected through cookies or other types of tracking mechanisms -- when they are tied to individually identifiable information. More information can be found here.

Getting Your Own Forum

The most recent version of this Snitz Forum can be downloaded at this Internet web site.

NOTE: The software is highly configurable. The baseline Snitz Forum does not have all the features this forum does.

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