The main menu is the major navigation tool for the forum. It includes a number of menu buttons. With the CURVE theme, it looks something like when logged in and when logged out.
Buttons which are typically found in the main menu include:
- Home - Links back to the home page of the forum which contains the Board Index.
- Help - The Help tab links to a user guide for the forum.
- Search - Click this if you want to search for text in posts.
- Admin - Links to the Administration Center. Only administrators and members with the required permissions can see this.
- Moderate - Links to the Moderation Center. Only moderators and administrators can see this.
- Profile - Links to your own profile, where there are various settings relating to your account.
- My Messages - Links to your personal messages index.
- Members - Links to a list of all the registered members on the forum.
- Login - Leads you to the login screen.
- Logout - Logs you off the forum.
- Register - New users can click on this to register as a member of the forum.
- Calendar - Links to the forum's calendar. This is only shown when the calendar is enabled.