Rules

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Board Rules



Keep It Legal


  • Do ensure you own the intellectual property rights to everything that you post
  • Do not post copyright-infringing material
  • Do not post pornographic material, nor link to it
  • Do not ask about obtaining pirated software, nor link to it
  • Do not ask for help to pursue any illegal activity including, but not limited to, hacking and spamming
  • Do not pursue any illegal activity within forum posts or by PM



Keep It Spam-Free


  • Do ensure that all posts contain relevant content and substance and are not simply vehicles for external links
  • Do not post any affiliate links or links to off-site ecommerce sites or auctions
  • Do not sign your posts with 'fake signatures'; Use the signature facility from your profile editor



Keep It Pleasant


  • Do not post anything with malicious intent against another member, including, but not limited to, racist, sexist or religiously prejudiced remarks
  • Do not post insults or personal attacks aimed at another member
  • Do not use offensive or obscene language
  • Do not try to bypass the W3Forums inappropriate language filter



Keep It Clear


  • Do post in full-sentence English
  • Do indent and properly format your programming code blocks
  • Do use clear and relevant titles for new articles
  • Do not write in all uppercase or use "leet", "txt" or "chatroom" speak



Keep It Organized


  • Do read the forum description to ensure it is is relevant for your posting
  • Do provide evidence of having done some work yourself if posting questions from school or work assignments
  • Do not hijack old forum threads by posting a new question as a reply to an old one
  • Do not solicit for help by email
  • Do not post the same question multiple times
  • Do not post support questions in the Community Center
  • Do not post editorial articles that you have already published on another website