Help is only a mouse-click away on www.xoops.org
The XOOPS community is a very helpful community and we have worked hard at making it easy for you. First of all you have these FAQ's
. You also have the Xoops Documentation
linked on the left. Finally there are the support forums.
Before posting please do a search
in the Xoops top right "Search" box using appropriate "keywords" and find out if the subject has been dealt with before.
I couldn’t find any related issues by searching what next?
Please use an effective title for the post; this assists other users to answer you who have had a similar problem. Many users will not be attracted to a "please help me I have a problem" title. A relevant title also helps other users find solutions to their problems.
Posts like ‘I have a blank page’ will generally be ignored. Not because we don’t want to help, but because we can’t with such a small amount of information. See also Why doesn't anyone answer my post?
Here are some things to do before posting in the forums
Turn on debug:
To switch on debug, go to system admin-->preferences and then general settings. You will see a "Debug mode" field. Choose "PHP Debug". Then go to the page that has problems and copy and paste any error messages under php-debug messages in the template below.
Copy the following template into your post and fill-in as much information as possible. The more information you give, the more likely you will receive a quick and effective reply to your post.
Web Server Software (Apache/IIS/Other):
Theme you are using:
Custom template: (Yes/No)
PHP Debug Messages:
MySQL Debug Messages:
Smarty Debug Messages:
A full description of the issue:
When posting any debug messages please 'wrap' the message by using
a '[' then the word 'code'. After this clos the bracket ']'. Paste in your debug message. Then type the '[' followed by a '/ ' and the word 'code' and close the bracket ']'. It should look like this:
Debug message here
You can also get visual support through the site trouble resolution tutorials here.
These tutorials cover all three debug modes: PHP, MySQL and Smarty Templates.
For more information on this please go directly to
at the start of the Beginners corner