Today I would to share with all of you a tutorial that might be useful for anyone in here that active in foruming. Have you ever faced a situation where you need to everyday open up the same forum thread to see whether there is an update post reply or not in that forum? Well, that might be wasting your time if you open up it everyday but there is no update in it right? So, why not doing something smart about it right? So, today I would to share with you a tips and tutorial on How to Subscribe to a Forum Post or Thread.
Firstly, this tutorial just focused on VBulletin Forum CMS based forum community. You can easily detected a VBulettin forum by check out at their forum footer. Ok, lets get start right now. For this tutorial, I am going to used the famous Digital Points Forum as an example how to do this.
First, go to any thread or post in that forum. For example, I am about to subscribe to this post called “What is your search engine optimization strategy?” and all the updates in this forum will be send through my email.
Go to the top of the post thread, and click on the Thread Tools button. And then, click on “Subscribe to This Thread” link.
And then, you will be forwarding to the below page. Now, on the notifications type select instant notifications. So, when there is someone replying to that thread the forum will automatically send you an updates about the latest post on that forum thread.
Now, when someone replying to your thread you will automatically receive an e-mail notifications about it in your email just like below example.
Well, this is really useful especially when you posted something like a poll, survey or even to get a feedback about certain products that you have posted in a forum. This is also useful if you were making a sales on your products in a forum. Well, this is the basics of forum marketing. Or else, use this tutorial to subcribe to a thread that started by your crush or any cute girls in that forum. Hehe