Forum User Manual

Welcome to the Heating Help Discussion Forum! We hope you love what we’ve built for you, and that you find success through the knowledge you gain here and happiness through the relationships you build. Please take what you need and leave what you can. 

Here are some guidelines for using this forum:


Contact Erin Holohan Haskell, forum administrator, through the forum or here if you have additional questions.

 

How to open a forum account

Go here and sign up: https://forum.heatinghelp.com/entry/register

How to start a new discussion

If you’re on a desktop computer:

If you’re on a mobile device:

How to take a poll

If you’re on a desktop computer:

If you’re on a mobile device:

How to edit a post

If you’re on a desktop computer:

If you’re on a mobile device:

How to add an image to a post

If you’re on a desktop computer or a mobile device:

How to add an attachment

If you’re on a desktop computer or a mobile device:

How to add a link to text

If you’re on a desktop computer (unavailable for mobile):

Please note that urls placed within the text will be automatically hyperlinked.

Post Reactions

You can react to a post by clicking on the icons at the bottom of the post (such as Insightful, Awesome, Like). You can only choose one reaction per post.

How to quote someone in your post

If you’re on a desktop computer or a mobile device:

How to reply directly to someone else in your post

If you're replying to someone, use the @ symbol before typing their username.

The Profile Page

Each user has a profile page and Inbox within the forum. You can receive direct private messages via the Inbox on this page. You and other users can also post notes for public view on your profile page.

How to add a signature to your profile page

Please note that showing your company’s name and location is reserved for those who subscribe to our Find a Contractor feature. 

If you're on a desktop computer:

How to change your password

If you're on a desktop computer:

How to change your username

Contact us.

How to change your profile picture

If you're on a desktop computer: 

Notifications

Set how you will be notified when people respond to your posts and more

If you're on a desktop computer: 

Bookmarks

If you'd like to be notified about new posts to a specific discussion, you can bookmark it by clicking on the star icon next to a post you’d like to follow.

How to send private direct messages to other users

How to post a message on another user’s profile page

How to delete posts and activity notes on your profile page

Hover your mouse over the post Click on the X that appears on the right