This is mainly for the newer members and especially those not familiar with forums. Here are some tips to help you while using ECIGSSA. How do I find content? Browse the home page, all the content is sorted in various categories. Each category has subforums. When you click on a subforum, you see all the threads, each with its own title. Clicking on a thread takes you to the content in that thread. Each piece of content is a "post". They are sorted chronologically, with the most recent posts at the top. You can scroll down and click on the next page if there are too many posts to show on one page. The categories are broken down into the main areas, Community, General, Hardware, E-liquid etc. Each subforum breaks it down further. How do I search for something? You will see in the top right a search facility. Use it to search for anything you want. You can search across the whole forum or just in the subforum you are in at the time. You can also search just the thread you are in. Another way of searching (credit goes to @blujeenz) is to use Google to search ECIGSSA. Go to Google and type in site:www.ecigssa.co.za followed by the keywords. Or if you are searching for an exact phrase, type it in inverted commas. For example site:www.ecigssa.co.za "What is a Silver". Then you will get the Google results from only ECIGSSA instead of the whole world wide web. How do I tag another member in my posts? What is a tag? Its a way to alert another member you have mentioned him/her. Just type the @ symbol and then immdiately after (without spaces) the first three letters of their forum name. It will bring up a dropdown list of members, just pick one. Or just type their whole name. When you tag someone, their name shows in blue when you post your post. Like this... @Alex Note: on Tapatalk, you have to type out the whole name. It doesnt show the dropdown after 3 letters. It's a good idea to tag the member you are referring to in your post. They will then get an alert that they are being spoken about which can help in many situations. For example, answering questions. How do I find the vendors? They have their own section on the home page and each has their own subforum. Click on one of them to check out their threads - where they advertise their products and specials How do I send a private message (PM) to another member? Two ways. You can click below the members avatar on "Start a conversation" which will open up a private message. Or you click on the inbox near the top right and select "Start a new conversation". How do I keep track of what I have read and not read? It's all about "unread" messages. When you log in, you will see a little red box next to the New Posts at the top of the screen with a number. That's the number of posts you have not read. Clicking on that shows you the threads that have posts you have not read. Most recent at the top. Many of us use this as our main screen to browse latest content that we may be interested in. You can mark all unread threads as read by clicking on "mark forums read" in the blue sub menu below the main menu at the top. That option is on the left. You can also click on the little "blue cloud icon" to the left of any subforum name to mark just the posts in that subforum as read. How do I sell my stuff or look for good second hand deals? Head to the "Classifieds: For Sale" forum. On the home page it's in the "Private Market" section. But please read and follow the rules which are in the first thread at the top of that forum. Other help and advice If you have any other questions, feel free to ask one of the members of the Admin & Mod team. We all have staff badges on our profiles. Enjoy your stay here. It is a special place. Please keep it clean.