As an administrator I'm sure finding a theme that not only works for your site and aesthetics, but also works for your members and yourself is a difficult task. This article is intended to help enlighten you on why you should offer at least 2 versions of your theme. A dark theme and a light theme no matter which is your default.
This guide is to help you figure out how you want your site to look. It's an important step when theming a site to know where you want bits and bobs before you put your fingers to keyboard to start developing it. You'll find while coding them it will still evolve but this is to get you thinking about where you want things.
MyBB has the current time setting, which can have a default enabled though if a user has a time zone selected the time will then update to their time. A lot of boards run big events or other things by a specific timezone/set time for the board. Here I will show you how to insert your own!
In this guide, we are going to cover the different kinds of applications (and no applications!), and their advantages and disadvantages. As always, no kind of application is objectively better than any other, but different applications are certainly subjectively better. That is, it all depends on what you look for from an application as an administrator and how you want to run your site.
This guide will teach you what makes up a HTML and CSS code, giving you the language to be able to identify each part of the code. Knowing the right language allows you to better communicate your message to other coders, thus increasing your ability to state what you're having trouble with. Or what you're looking for.
There are numerous benefits to rehosting images on your site, to your site's server and no benefits to not doing that. So much so, that the use of remotely hosted images on your site is considered bad practice. We will discover why below!
A lot of boards like to use census totals for characters of specific sex, group (like factions, clans and so on), posts in specific boards and so on so forth. Here I will explain a base script to allow such counting and a few tips on pointers on where to go to further your abilities with what I have given you here. I will also do my best to explain what I have done while keeping it simplified and avoiding an overly defined/long guide.