Board Descriptor: This will be a descriptive set of
characters that will identify the new message board. The descriptor
is also used as the folder name for the new board on your hard drive.
Only letters or numbers are allowed as part of the descriptor. For
example, a descriptor you might enter could be "MyBoard1".
Remember that the descriptor will appear in the message board's Web URL.
Board Type: There are three Board Types available in Post-A-Board:
Open access to all visitors. Anyone can read or post messages on the board.
Access to the board is restricted to people who give a valid email
address where they can be reached. After the user signs up for the
board by entering a name and email address, he or she is
automatically sent an email with a generated password to use for
Invitation Only: Access to the board is restricted to people
specifically invited to participate by the Board Manager. When
invited, the user is is automatically sent an email with a generated
password to use for board access.
Administrator can set the Board Type for a message board.
Board Title: The Board Title will be displayed at the top of
the message board. For Example, "My Message Board".
Manager Check Box: If this box is checked when you save the
new message board, an email will be sent to the Board Manager
informing him or her that the message board is ready. This email will
contain the Manager's User Name and Password, as well as URLs to the
board's main page and the Board Management page.
Manager's Password: Enter a password for Board Management, it
must be between 4 and 20 characters in length. Enter the password
again in the Confirm Password text box.
Manager's First, Middle, and Last Names: First and Last Names
must be entered, a Middle Name is optional.
Manager's Email Address: The address you enter here must be a
valid Internet Email address.
Virtual Domain Name for the Board: If you wish Post-A-Board
to generate URLs for this board and its Management Panel that reflect
a virtual domain name on your server, enter that domain name here.
Ad/Announcement Status for the Board: There are three
Ad/Announcement settings possible for each message board you create:
Icon Mini-Ads will not be displayed on this message board.
Share Global Announcements:
Icon Mini-Ads that you create from the Administration Panel will be
displayed on this message board.
Allow Private Announcements:
Click this option to allow the Manager of the message board to create
his or her own Icon Mini-Ads for display on his or her message board.