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Welcome to the Simple Machines Forum Online Documentation!
Simple Machines aims to provide you with the best support possible. We have developed a 3 step process to answer your questions.
If that doesn't work, we have a backup plan: the community forum
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
|How do I install SMF?||How do I install a theme?|
|Why does it say I removed my copyright?||How do I donate to SMF?|
|I accidentally lost my admin account!||Adding Tabs to 2.0|
|I think I have been hacked|
Get an Introduction To SMF. Learn what SMF is and what we are about.
|Server Requirements||Using Webinstall||Converting from another forum|
|Obtaining SMF||Installing SMF||Client Requirements|
|Getting started||Profile||Bulletin Board Code (BBC)|
|Posting||Personal Messages||Bulletin Board Code|
|When to moderate||How to communicate forum policy||Modifying Posts|
|Deleting Posts||Moving Topics||Merging Topics|
|Splitting Topics||Warning||Moderation Log|
|Administration Center||Support and Credits||News and newsletters|
|Features and Options||Security and Moderation||Server Settings|
|Current Theme||Themes and Layout|
|Boards||Posts and Topics||Calendar|
|Search||Smileys and Message Icons||Attachments and Avatars|
|Registration||Ban List||Search Engines|
|Forum Maintenance||Generate Reports||Forum Error Log|
More Admin Documentation
|Performance Enhancements||Building Your Community||Simplemachines.org Blacklist|
Learn to develop customizations for your SMF. Then visit the Customization Site to share them with others.