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Building Forums with vBulletin by Kathy Kingsley-Hughes, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

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Branding

One thing that's important to the growth and success of a forum is branding. For a community to grow it needs to have a place that it feels is special and unique to it. vBulletin is a great discussion board tool because it is highly customizable, but forum owners can feel a little out of their depth at the beginning. Because vBulletin is so customizable, it can seem like there's an awful lot to do!

However, this doesn't have to be the case. You can start small and build from there. A good place to begin to establish your own brand and feel is to have your own logo on your forum!

Changing the Logo

As we saw earlier in this chapter, the default logo for a vBulletin discussion board is the vBulletin logo. Changing this logo is easy, but you ...

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