Community Forum Quick Start Guide

A brief overview of how to use the Community Forum can be found below.


Your homepage will default to the latest conversations. You can change how conversations are filtered by New, Top and Categories.  

Click on the topic you are interested in and read what is available.


To reply to a post, or reply to the initial item in a topic:

  • click the green reply button
  • type your response
  • click the green reply button


If someone replies to your post or mentions you (by using @your username) you will see a number on the right side above your profile picture.


If you aren’t logged in at the time the reply is written, an email will be sent to you notifying you of the reply.


You can click on the magnifying glass in the upper right-hand corner to search for items of interest.


Create a New Topic

  • click + New Topic, or click Why not create a topic?5.5.20_a.png
  • type a title for your topic (must be a minimum of 15 characters)
  • provide an initial post5.5.20_c.png
  • click + Create Topic to create the topic


When you are done, you can log out by following these instructions:

  • click on your profile picture
  • click on your username
  • click Logout

For More Information

For more detailed information on navigation, replies and notifications, click on the link below.

For more information about  VON Community Forum, click on the link below.