S.I.L.S.

How to Use The Message Board

  1. Tip: Print this page before starting.
  2. Click on the Message Board button. You will be brought to the Saskatchewan Indian Language Site Message forum on the ProBoard site.
  3. You should register as a member of this board. In order for you to do this, you must have a valid email address. Any ISP base email, Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail address will do.
  4. Click on "Register", you will then be asked for a Username and an email address. If you don't have one, set one up on Hotmail or Yahoo Mail before proceeding any further. Scroll down click on "I Agree" button and then the "Register" button. Write down your Username and email address on a piece of paper. A message will now come up telling you that a randomly generated password has been mailed to you. You must get this password before you are allowed into the Forum to post messages. You will be able to change the password to one more suitable when you first log into the message board.
  5. Once you have a password and username, you will be allowed to log onto the message board. That will allow you to post messages on the board.
  6. Once you are in the ProBoards Message Board site, locate the User: and Pass: boxes on the top left hand side of the screen. Type in your Username and Password. Then click on the "Log In" button.
  7. You have now logged into the message board.
  8. To read an existing message on a particular thread (discussion), just click on the yellow "Message Forum". The reply, click on "Reply".
  9. To start a new discussion, click on "New Thread".
  10. Remember to Logout by clicking "Logout" on the top right side of the message board.