General: How to add a link to aForum Post in a News item

If you think a news item may spark off some forum comment you can easily set up an automatic link in the article. At the botton right of the space where yout type in the news item, there is a button labelled “Insert Fireboard Discussion”.

Click on this and it will insert some text like this

{ mos_fb_discuss:no_discuss}

Simply replace the no_discuss with the Category ID of the forum category you want the link to appear in examples given below.

Coming Up = 2
News Feedback = 7
Website Issues = 4
Gadgets = 6
Running (the) Club = 9

 

 

General: How to add a link to aForum Post in a News item

If you think a news item may spark off some forum comment you can easily set up an automatic link in the article. At the botton right of the space where yout type in the news item, there is a button labelled “Insert Fireboard Discussion”.

Click on this and it will insert some text like this

{ mos_fb_discuss:no_discuss}

Simply replace the no_discuss with the Category ID of the forum category you want the link to appear in examples given below.

Coming Up = 2
News Feedback = 7
Website Issues = 4
Gadgets = 6
Running (the) Club = 9

 

 

General: Graphics In Forum Signatures – How to get them…

You may see graphics like this

Garmin ForeRunner 301 User

in some peoples’ forum signatures and wonder how they got there, well here’s how…

They are called “User Bars” and can be used in your forum signature to show things you like, products you use or opinions you hold. As a starter, theres a fewuserbar images already installed on this site. Simply copy the code from one you like , e.g.

[img]images/userbars/ForeRunner301.jpg[/img]

and paste it into your forum signature and save.

Continue reading General: Graphics In Forum Signatures – How to get them…

General: Graphics In Forum Signatures – How to get them…

You may see graphics like this

Garmin ForeRunner 301 User

in some peoples’ forum signatures and wonder how they got there, well here’s how…

They are called “User Bars” and can be used in your forum signature to show things you like, products you use or opinions you hold. As a starter, theres a fewuserbar images already installed on this site. Simply copy the code from one you like , e.g.

[img]images/userbars/ForeRunner301.jpg[/img]

and paste it into your forum signature and save.

Continue reading General: Graphics In Forum Signatures – How to get them…

General: How to find out a member’s emergency contact details

If a situation arises whereby a Member needs to have their emergency contact notifed because of, say for an example, they’ve been hit by a car and been taken to hospital, the following procedure needs to be undertaken.

  • Notify a Committee Member
  • If you are a Committee Member, then the following needs to be done
  • Get to a PC with internet Access –
  • Go to http://www.26point2.co.uk/administrator and log in.
  • Along the top Find the “Components” menu item and click “Community Builder”
  • Click on “User Management” There will then be displayed a list of current Members, use the search box (top right) to find the required Member and click on their Name.
  • Click on the Tab called “Emergency Contact” and their details will be displayed.

 

 

 

General: How to find out a member’s emergency contact details

If a situation arises whereby a Member needs to have their emergency contact notifed because of, say for an example, they’ve been hit by a car and been taken to hospital, the following procedure needs to be undertaken.

  • Notify a Committee Member
  • If you are a Committee Member, then the following needs to be done
  • Get to a PC with internet Access –
  • Go to http://www.26point2.co.uk/administrator and log in.
  • Along the top Find the “Components” menu item and click “Community Builder”
  • Click on “User Management” There will then be displayed a list of current Members, use the search box (top right) to find the required Member and click on their Name.
  • Click on the Tab called “Emergency Contact” and their details will be displayed.

 

 

 

Add Calendar Events

We encourage Members to publicise Events that may be of interest to other Club Members, these need not just be races!

 

Log in and go to the Calendar and navigate to the date of the event to CHECK it’sd not already been entered!

If it hasn’t, look for the red + sign at the top left of the Calendar area. Click on this and you’ll get a blank event item created.

Filling In The Form

Event Title: Snappy title here
Event Description: Where, How Much, all the usual details.
Category: We may expand the category section, but at the moment it’s either “General” or “Grand Prix” If you select Grand Prix, the event will be included in the Grand Prix events block on the Calendar page allowing a quick view of all of the upcoming Grand prix events.
Event Date: Er… Fairly obvious, remember to fill in the Start time!
Contact Details: Who should people contact about this? Telephone number?
Email: Email address of the contact person if available.
URL: Website address of the event web page if available.
Picture File: Ignore.
Event Approved: If you’ve enough access rights, there’ll be a tick box already ticked.

Please CHECK ALL OF THE DETAILS ESPECIALLY THE DATE! Don’t leave it as today’s date by mistake! If it’s all OK then Click on Submit.

If you have administrator level access rights your event is auto approved and will go live straight away. If not, the event will be placed in a moderation queue for approval.

 
I submitted my event but someone else’s version appeared
This may occur if someone else has already submitted the event and it was moderated after your own version of the event was submitted for moderation.

Add Calendar Events

We encourage Members to publicise Events that may be of interest to other Club Members, these need not just be races!

 

Log in and go to the Calendar and navigate to the date of the event to CHECK it’sd not already been entered!

If it hasn’t, look for the red + sign at the top left of the Calendar area. Click on this and you’ll get a blank event item created.

Filling In The Form

Event Title: Snappy title here
Event Description: Where, How Much, all the usual details.
Category: We may expand the category section, but at the moment it’s either “General” or “Grand Prix” If you select Grand Prix, the event will be included in the Grand Prix events block on the Calendar page allowing a quick view of all of the upcoming Grand prix events.
Event Date: Er… Fairly obvious, remember to fill in the Start time!
Contact Details: Who should people contact about this? Telephone number?
Email: Email address of the contact person if available.
URL: Website address of the event web page if available.
Picture File: Ignore.
Event Approved: If you’ve enough access rights, there’ll be a tick box already ticked.

Please CHECK ALL OF THE DETAILS ESPECIALLY THE DATE! Don’t leave it as today’s date by mistake! If it’s all OK then Click on Submit.

If you have administrator level access rights your event is auto approved and will go live straight away. If not, the event will be placed in a moderation queue for approval.

 
I submitted my event but someone else’s version appeared
This may occur if someone else has already submitted the event and it was moderated after your own version of the event was submitted for moderation.

Administrator: How to Email All Members

Send An Email To All Club Members

Note: We still have a few Members who have not got or have not given us their Email Address – this message will not reach them! However, it is a good method of getting information out to most Members.
 
Along the top row of menu items find;
Components: Hover over this link to show
MassMail: Click on this link

This opens a new Mass email Item. Fill it in as follows;

Group: Leave as it is (All User Groups)
Mail To Child Groups: Leave Blank
Send In HTML Mode: Leave Blank
Subject: A short snappy subject.
Message: ALERT ALERT – It’s probably a good idea to spell check your message BEFORE sending it, type it in Word and then paste it into the form. Remember to break up your message into paragraphs to make it easier to read.

Read your message through again, once it’s sent, it’s sent!

To Send Your Message: Click on the Send Mail icon at the top right of the screen.

Your browser may seem to be doing nothing, but please DO NOT CLOSE IT yet (you’ll cancel the unsent emails from sending). Within a minute or so you’ll get a message saying how many Emails have been sent. Now you can close your browser if you want.

Administrator: How to Email All Members

Send An Email To All Club Members

Note: We still have a few Members who have not got or have not given us their Email Address – this message will not reach them! However, it is a good method of getting information out to most Members.
 
Along the top row of menu items find;
Components: Hover over this link to show
MassMail: Click on this link

This opens a new Mass email Item. Fill it in as follows;

Group: Leave as it is (All User Groups)
Mail To Child Groups: Leave Blank
Send In HTML Mode: Leave Blank
Subject: A short snappy subject.
Message: ALERT ALERT – It’s probably a good idea to spell check your message BEFORE sending it, type it in Word and then paste it into the form. Remember to break up your message into paragraphs to make it easier to read.

Read your message through again, once it’s sent, it’s sent!

To Send Your Message: Click on the Send Mail icon at the top right of the screen.

Your browser may seem to be doing nothing, but please DO NOT CLOSE IT yet (you’ll cancel the unsent emails from sending). Within a minute or so you’ll get a message saying how many Emails have been sent. Now you can close your browser if you want.

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