How do I post an announcement for every visitor to see

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How do I post an announcement for every visitor to see

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wworship.into/phpBB3/ is my URL.
I want to post a general announcement for visitors to my board can read, regardless which post or topic they want to read. Guests should see it also.

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Re: How do I post an announcement for every visitor to see

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says:
Minimum Requirements:
phpBB 3.1.3 or newer, including 3.2.x and 3.3.x



but there is no download for 3.3.x - this site needs a major overhaul cause there's a lot of downloads that say 3.3x but no downloads regardless of what it is.. ranks, mods, extensions.. whatever. so it's hard to guess what works and doesn't work with the new forum.

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The 3.2.2 should work with 3.3 as well i beleive.
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... 66#p736866

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It says the requirement is 3.2 or 3.3 and therefore it will work with that so it doesn't need a specific 3.3 version download because it would be identical.
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i downloaded it.. keep in mind i am NEW to phpbb.. so how do i install this extension and use it? sorry for being a P.I.t.A.. but we already know all the mess i went through to be where i am... so patience and clarity please

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first thing to do when you have questions is to check out the big menu above, right under the banner.
doing that , I found this:
https://www.phpbb.com/extensions/installing/

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i downloaded it and unzipped it and currently uploading to my ext folder.. that's where i am atm... but using i am still unsure of

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ok, so it's enabled.. doesn't say how to use it...

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Did you go the the 2extension" tab in the ACP?
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i dunno what yer referring to... like i said i am new and not that technical when it comes to this whole forum thing... i'm slowly getting it tho but don't expect too much from me..

i uploaded, enabled it - now i just post something on the board with it... it's not like creating a forum or category from what i can see.. which is kinda what i expected it to be, but it's not

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In your admin panel you now have a new tab across the top called extensions.

A lot of extensions show up in there when they have extra settings you can adjust.

That's where you can write your announcement and decide where it appears.
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Ahh.. okl. You can only have 1 instance of it too from what i can see.. which is cool i can deal with that.

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Yes it's a board-wide announcement.

If you want an announcement in a specific forum or in every forum rather than on the index (which is largely what that extension does) you can use the built in announcement options when you edit a post and have the permissions to do it.

You can have as many global or forum specific announcements as you want.
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nah this is fine.. i just thought it would be possible to have more than 1 announcement 1 under the other.. but this is fine.. works for me :)

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