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

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Summary

In this chapter we've looked at the critical role the administrators play in keeping a forum working. Some of the tasks that we've looked at (such as updating the counters) are just general housekeeping, while others (such as backing up the database) are critical tasks that can make all the difference to the long term health of your forum.

We've also looked at two items that add fun and individuality to your forum—smilies and avatars.

The message here is a simple one—take care of your vBulletin discussion board, and it will take care of your members.

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