• Staying on topic

    In addition to what is mentioned in Properly Naming, Tagging, and Writing Your Posts, it is ALWAYS good form to stay on topic when posting something. This helps in a number of ways, but primarily:

    1. It is much easier to find relevant topics/thread subjects when searching for answers to questions you may have.
    2. It is much easier to get answers, suggestions, and recommendations in a single focused discussion than trying…
  • Demystifying Member Points and Posts

    Last revised: October 22, 2015

    Communities has a Member Points System (MPS) that controls how member points are earned, which contributes to overall site ranking and rank badges. We currently display this information on each member's About Me page. An explanation of what posts and points are follows.

    The Member Points System (MPS) is a simple rating system that gives members configurable badges for community participation…