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Forums.Group Can Restore your YahooGroup Messages and Members
Forums.Group Can Restore your YahooGroup Messages and Members
YahooGroups deleted the archives of around 10 million online communities in December 2019. Since then, there has been no means of restoring your message archives online. Forums.Group has been developing a means of migrating from your backup files or even from an Outlook archive to fully restore your lost YahooGroup community.
How to Download the Members List from Yahoo Groups
How to Download the Members List from Yahoo Groups
When migrating a Yahoo Group to a Forums.Group forum, the owner of the YahooGroup (or the moderator) needs to download the complete members list. Up until 1000 members, this is easy, but beyond this you need to follow this procedure to download the complete list. You need to be using the Chrome or Brave browsers for this to work. It will fail with FireFox and many other browsers.
How a Moderator can Move Topics into another Category.
How a Moderator can Move Topics into another Category.
Once a YahooGroup has been migrated to a Forums.Group forum, all the messages can be found in one archive section. The beauty of forums is the ability to have a separate section (category) for each aspect of your groups discussion points. Once you have defined all the categories, we recommend you get together a team of moderators to move the topics into more appropriate sections - Each moderator should choose one or more target sections to move the messages into. Topics related to events can be moved to an Events section, topics related to politics into a Politics section, etc. This will really open up your discussions and make it easier for your members to find answers to their questions, if it has been asked before.

This video explains the process of how to identify and move a topic to another section of the forum. It is an easy job and if mistakes are made, you simply move the topic again until every topic is in the right place.
Use Forums.Group Forums with your Smartphone with TapaTalk Pro
Use Forums.Group Forums with your Smartphone with TapaTalk Pro
This video demonstrates how you can access your forum on your iOS/Android smartphone (or tablet). Note that this video was recorded on a smartphone using the portrait mode. Best watched on a smartphone or tablet.
How to Register and use a forum to read and post messages.
How to Register and use a forums group forum to read and post messages.
This video demonstrates how to register an account on a forums.group forum and how write a new post on the forum complete with text and images uploaded from your computer.

Forums.Group is a project dedicated to restoring lost YahooGroups into phpBB forum based communities.
How to Obtain your lost Username and Password as well as posting Text and Images
How to Obtain your lost Username and Password as well as posting Text and Images
In this video, we use the Minutus forum to demonstrate how to recover a lost username and password in order to (re)gain access to your account on the forum.
This video shows the whole process of obtaining your Username, setting a new password, logging in to the forum and then how to make a post with text and an images, both from the forum and uploaded from your computer.
Forums.Group: How to post with Links and Attachments
How to post with Links and Attachments
An important part of any forum post is the ability to add links and attachments. In this video, Peter Walker demonstrates how to do this on a forums.group premium forum (phpBB based).
We will be adding many more training videos on this page.
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