Memberlist

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View All Members

Provided that you have the appropriate permissions, you will be able to see the Members entry on the Main menu or in the Info Center. Clicking one of these links will bring you to the "View all Members" page, the default page for the memberlist section. There is also a Search for Members page in this section, where you can search for members registered on the forum.

On the View All Members page, you will see the list of all the members registered on the forum. At the top, you will be able to navigate through the pages of members, which are used so that there won't be too many members on one single page. On the right side of the "Members List" title bar, you will see every letter of the English alphabet. Clicking on a letter will show you the registered members whose username begins with that letter. Note that this does not filter out all of the usernames beginning with different letters, but rather serves as an anchor, so you will be directed to usernames that start with the letter clicked. This is so that you don't have to scroll through several pages to find usernames that begin with a certain letter.

All usernames in the memberlist can be ordered in several different ways.

They can be ordered by: Status (Online - Offline), Username, Email, Website, ICQ, AIM, YIM, MSN, Position, Date Registered, and Posts. Just clicking on one of these links will sort the memberlist for you. Some of the fields will sort in ascending or descending order depending on which is used to sort the memberlist. Clicking the column heading again will switch the sort order to the reverse of what it is currently.

Search for Members

This section allows you to do either a simple search for members, or you can choose to filter your results by using additional parameters. You can search for members based on their username, email address, messenger nickname, website, or position.

The search results will show matches for the terms that you enter in the search field. If any of the additional search parameters are selected, then the results will also be filtered accordingly. The search does not look only for full-word exact matches, but also for any parts of words and expressions that match the search terms. For this reason, if the search term represents only part of the word that you are looking for, then the results may well show many more matches than expected.

Some of the additional search parameters relate to information that users can either choose not to include in their profile (messenger nickname, website) or they can choose not to reveal it to the public (email), so using these parameters might not always bring up the results that you are looking for. The results of the search will be more accurate the more letters/words that are used in the search.