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Anyone worked out what they are going to use Xen pages for?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Jethro, Sep 26, 2010.

  1. Jethro

    Jethro Well-Known Member

    Thinking on our general chat forum we may use them for tutorials on how to use the software, some of the older members might need a slight helping hand here or there to get the best out of their posting day. Anyone else thinking about em?
  2. Dream

    Dream Active Member

    the forum rules at the top of the boards. can't think of anything else.
  3. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Well-Known Member

    Place to park all my smilies
  4. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    1. Meet The Staff
    2. How To's (tutorials)
    3. Forum rules
    4. Smilies
    5. Link To Us page (like I did on my former designs site)

    I'm sure that there are several other uses that I haven't thought of yet.
  5. Luke F

    Luke F Well-Known Member

    Embedding my own PHP scripts, hopefully more cleanly than vBulletin.
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  6. Floris

    Floris Guest

    On XenFans we're going to use them for documentation and replacing the wordpress "pages".
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  7. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    Where is there an example of pages?
  8. Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Well-Known Member

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  9. Trevor

    Trevor Active Member

    A very useful feature. ;)
    I'll be doing some pretty cool things with them.
  10. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Rules, FAQs, Tutorials, Staff Lists (+ a little bio), etc!
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  11. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    Oh, I did see that before. Thanks.
    I have a knowledge base section of articles that use a forum.
    The pages can easily replace them if I can have sub-pages.
    Too bad I probably can't import my threads to the pages.

    And I assume anyone with the proper permissions can create pages.
  12. Trevor

    Trevor Active Member

    Seems like the Rules and FAQ would be best suited for http://xenforo.com/community/help/ but that's just me, lol.

    I wonder how easy it would be to add some more tabs...
  13. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Possibly, but I'd rather have them in plain sight. Perhaps I will create a linked forum to link to the help page. I'll figure it out in October ;)
  14. Anthony Parsons

    Anthony Parsons Well-Known Member

    Everything that I think should be static.
  15. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    Yes, but only if they know HTML :(...

    (although Kier is talking about viewing them, not creating them, so I am not entirely sure)
  16. Miko

    Miko Well-Known Member

    Watched your screen cast, looking very good and very inspiring use of pages Floris!
  17. Forsaken

    Forsaken Well-Known Member

    Which is where my default page suggestion comes in handy :p.

    Even if it isn't added, hopefully there will be a section for sharing page templates between users. 
  18. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I'll be making extensive use of them moving all the static content from threads into them.

    I also posted a mockup of a staff page on another thread.
  19. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I do hope that you'll share that code Brogan when you get it together on your own page. :)
  20. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I suspect though that someone else will get it done before me as I won't be using the software for a while.

    I'm currently creating a basic template which anyone can use.
    I'll post the code as soon as it's done.

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