Knowledgebase: Control Panel
Ikonboard Bulletin Board System
Posted by John McDonald, Last modified by John McDonald on 22 March 2009 05:31 PM

Overview

Ikonboard is a comprehensive web bulletin board system. Ikonboard allows you to post messages, respond to messages, start a poll, discuss over forums, and thereby create a unique community on your website. Ikonboard also provides multi-lingual support to the moderation and administration features.

Ikonboard is a package offered by DSM. You can access Ikonboard from your Control Panel. The Ikonboard icon is displayed on your Control Panel when the DSM owner enables the Ikonboard Package for your domain.

Installing Ikonboard

Before you log on to Ikonboard, you must install Ikonboard on your control panel. This section lists the steps to install Ikonboard.

To install Ikonboard

  1. Access the Control Panel page of your domain.
  2. Click the Ikonboard icon on the PowerScriptz section. The Ikonboard Manager page is displayed. Note: The Ikonboard icon is displayed only when the Ikonboard package is enabled for your domain.
  3. Click the Install button. Ikonboard is installed on your control panel.

Accessing Ikonboard Interface

You can access the Ikonboard interface from your control panel. This section lists the steps to access the Ikonboard interface.

To access the Ikonboard interface

  1. Access the Control Panel page for your domain.
  2. From the PowerScriptz section, click the Ikonboard icon. The Ikonboard Manager page is displayed.
  3. Click the Access URL for Ikonboard link. The Ikonboard interface is displayed.

Registering members

After you have accessed the Ikonboard main page for the first time, you should register as a member. This section lists the steps to register as a member of Ikonboard.

Note: You are provided guest access for Ikonboard, until you register as a member.

To register as a member for Ikonboard

  1. Access the Control Panel page for your domain.
  2. Click the Ikonboard icon on the PowerScriptz section. The Ikonboard Manager page is displayed.
  3. Click the Access URL for Ikonboard link. The Ikonboard main page is displayed.
  4. Click the Register link.
  5. Enter the required details in the fields.
  6. Click the Submit My Registration button. Your account as a member is activated.

Logging into Ikonboard.

Once you have registered as a member you can log on to Ikonboard. The administrators can log on by entering the same username and password that was used to log on to the control panel of your domain. The administrators can also change the Ikonboard login password using the Change Password option on the Account Management section, of the control panel. This section lists the steps to log on to Ikonboard.

To log on to Ikonboard

  1. Access the Ikonboard Interface. See Accessing Ikonboard Interface.
  2. Click the login link.
  3. Enter name and password.
  4. Click the Log me in button.

To learn more about Ikonboard, please visit their website at: http://www.ikonboard.com

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