Houston Sustainable Food Gardeners

A forum dedicated to discussing how to easily grow organic food sustainably and inexpensively year-round in urban Houston settings, in individual and community vegetable gardens. Other food related issues are also discussed.
 
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This is a guide on how to use the forum.

We recently changed how our forum looks so the interface is slightly different but basically the same.

You do not need to register to post or veiw topics.
07/26/11 Update

You do not need to register to veiw topics.

You need to register to post.


This is to cut down on spam.


Please see our rules.
How to Register




Click on register (red circle)


If you agree to these terms then click I Agree to these terms (red circle)





Enter your email address and come up with a password and a username. You will have to remember these.
Then  click save (red circle) and then fill out the next page.


How to Post a New Topic




Click on a forum that you think has to do with the topic you are posting about.



Click New Topic (red circle)





Where the red circle is write the Title of the topic. Where the blue circle is write what you want the message to say. When you are done click send (gray circle)




How to post a reply


Click the topic you want to reply to.



Click Post Reply (red circle)





You can type a title for your reply where the red circle is but, you do not need to. Where the blue circle is write what you want the message to say. The buttons in the green circle can be used to do many things like adding links or making text bold. For more information about this go here. The things in the orange circle are emoticons. When you are done click send (gray circle)

07/26/11 Update

You may not post links during your first week.

This is to cut down on spam.






How to use your profile









Click Profile (red circle)






Here you can change your password and add your birthday etc.



Preferences

 




Go to your profile.
 

Click the red circle








Here you can change many things.  



How to create a Signature




A signature is a text that you can add  after  all your  posts. (red circle)


Go to your profile.



Click Signature (gray circle)



Type what you want the Signature to say in the blue circle.  The buttons in the green circle can be used to add links, make things bold, etc. Then click the red circle to save your signature.






To attach your signature to all future posts go to your profile and then to preferences. Scroll down until you find Always attach my signature. Select Yes.














How to get an Avatar       






  
An avatar (red circle)  is a small picture displayed next to all posts by a user. It may not have a width of more than 150 pixels or a height of more than 200 pixels. The file size can not be more than  64  KB




Go to your profile. Click the orange circle.






To use a picture on your computer as an avatar click browse (red circle) and select the image you want to use. To use an avatar from our Gallery click  Show Gallery (orange circle) When you are done click save (gray circle)




If you are using an avatar from our gallery click  to select it.

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