• Promoting Articles from the Forums

    One of the innovative new features on vBulletin 4.0 Publishing Suite is the cross-publishing "Promote to Article" functionality.

    In the spirit of promoting content discovery, we wanted to create features that will allow content to flow between Forums, Blogs, and Articles. For example, there might be a really popular post in the forums, but unfortunately it is buried inside page 13 of a thread. We will now have an option (if you have permissions) to "promote" a forum (or blog) post as a new article on the homepage.

    Here's how it works:
    1: Users with permissions to publish a forum post into an article will see the "Promote to Article" button on each forum post. This user can push the button which will then bring up the "Add/Edit" article screen in the Content Management System.

    2: In the "Add/Edit Article" page, the user will notice that the Article Title and Article Body is pre-filled with the information from the Forum Post .

    3. Also note that the original author of the forum post is attributed as the new article author. Clicking the save button will save the new article publish it live to the CMS powered website.

    4: After clicking "Save" the user will be taken to the Article View page. In this screen, visitors of the website can view the article and also leave a comment about the article.

    5: Please note that at the end of the article, there is an attribution that this article was:
    a. Originally published in a forum thread (with hyperlink) started by a user (with hyperlink).
    b. And there is a hyperlink to the original forum post.

    6: The article is also published on the front page of the CMS-powered Website.
  • Recent Forum Posts



    Nice! Must feel good to be a Proud Daddy!

    But do tell him to stay hydrated during flights and have regular checkups.

    Umfriend Today, 00:56 Go to last post
    Dr Mordrid

    Joker (2019; WB, Village Roadshow, DC) [Record Oct. box office]

    Start off by understanding the Batman-Joker story is one of two damaged people with a shared history, obsessed with each other, and frequently in collision.

    Dr Mordrid Yesterday, 16:12 Go to last post


    Having a broad skill set and combining multiple fields is the key for success with upcoming automation and globalization. Some of the best IT people I've

    UtwigMU Yesterday, 14:53 Go to last post
    Dr Mordrid


    Apparently the kid's getting a rep for out of the box solutions, sometimes out of IT because he has a large skill-set collection. Soaks 'em up like a

    Dr Mordrid Yesterday, 14:31 Go to last post


    I've written documentation, and for end users, the more images and arrows, and the less text, the better.

    Evildead666 Yesterday, 12:04 Go to last post