Messages can appear anywhere in your community, and can be used to inform your users of news and events.

Configuring Messages

Messages can be added to your forum by clicking on the Add Message button when on the Message page, and choosing the following Message options:

  1. You can determine on which page a Message will seen, for example just on the profile page.
  2. You can add a Message to a specific category.
  3. You decide the position on the page the Message appears, for example below the sidebar.
  4. There are 4 kinds of Messages available in Vanilla: Casual, Information, Alert and Warning. Each with a distinctive color you can modify in your CSS.

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We believe that online communities should be intuitive, engaging and true to your brand. Vanilla allows you to create a customized community that rewards positive participation, automatically curates content and lets members drive moderation.

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