Posting messages is the main activity in a bulletin board; everything else is a more or less just additional features. So it’s a good idea to know all the details about posting.

Anatomy of a Posting

Let’s see what a posting looks like, and what different elements it is composed of:

Anatomy of a Posting

The Author information box consists of author’s nickname, joined-in date, number of posts, and location. It can also contain the avatar image, rank, and rank image, but these are not enabled by default. Ranks and avatars are discussed a bit later.

Post meta information consists of one tiny post graphic, date/time stamp, and post subject. This teeny tiny graphic ...

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