Announcements and stickies

There are various types of topics the forum administrators and moderators (if they have the appropriate permissions) can assign to specific topics. These special topic types are: Global Announcements, Announcements, and Stickies. The Topic Type can be chosen when posting a new topic or editing the first post of a previously posted topic. You may choose which type of topic you would prefer by selecting the relevant radio button. When viewing the forum, global announcements and basic announcements are displayed under a separate heading than that of stickies and normal topics.