Forums

SUMMARY (detailed guide follows below the line)

Forums Homepage

You can sign up for instant (like a mail list), daily, or weekly summary email notifications on topics you “Subscribe”. Email notifications will send you the text of new activity and a link to respond.

You can also just visit at your convenience. You can also check “Latest Activity” to see what is happening in topics not subscribed.

Register on forums to post. Confirm your registration in your email to activate posting.

How to Sign up and get email notifications using the general racing discussion as an example.

Let us know your Forum name to get linked to personal messages on Member List

The Forums allow for personal Blogs. Here’s Tom’s which is also linked on the Member List.

If these Forums seem familiar, its likely you’re a user on some other site such as SSS Forums or PressureDrop.US. Reviewing those sites can be useful to understand the power and flexibility of the platform.


DETAILED GUIDE

Detailed guide to register, confirm registration, subscribe to topics of interests/messages/mentions, select if you would like to get email notifications, and email notifications frequency (instant or daily or weekly)

Step 1: Register directly below by selecting “Sign Up” in the pull down menu in the upper right corner. Open in a separate tab will make it easier to follow this guide for subsequent steps.

Step 2: Check email to confirm registration to enable posting after login

Step3: Inform BAMA_IT at SFBAMA dot org your forum name to allow other members to message you from the Member List as shown on Skipper name as highlighted: 

Step 4: Set email notifications

Step 5: Add some information about yourself in your profile and/or create a blog Ex: Thom as shown in the Member List

Step 6: Subscribe to Forums and Topics of interest. You will get notifications of updates as you set under notifications (None, On (instant like a mail list/ message group), Daily digest, Weekly Digest. You will be able to read the update and have a link if you wish to reply. 

Step 7: Post to your forums/topics of interest! Several Forums are embedded on BAMA web pages so your race report with photos’s are automatically updated to the website. This expedites adding new content on the website without the need for a webmaster.  Here’s an example for IYC Silver Eagle race page: