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After installing the Orca Forum Module you will notice [[ ]] (Brackets). Like the previous version, you will need to compile the language file. If you are familiar with 6.1.x then you will probably be familiar with this. It is the same concept just a slightly different process and location.

If you are not familiar with Compiling the Language, it is a relatively simple process that only takes a few moments.

First you will need to install the Forum Module from the Modules Menu. From your Admin Panel find the "Tools" and then "Modules" Menu.


Admin Modules

 

 

Scroll down until you find the "Orca Forum" module. Simply check the box to select it, then click on the "Install" button.


Install Orca Forum Module

 

 


Now at the top of the page you can see the results in "Operation Results".


Orca Forum Results

 


If you click on the little "Plus" (+) you can see more details of the installation. You should see some green text saying it was Done successful.


Operation Results

 

 

Now if you click on the "Modules" Menu link you will notice it says something like _bx_forum. It should say "Orca Forum" so we need to compile the Language.


So click on the "Modules" "_bx_forum" menu link to go to the "Orca Administration" Area.


Orca Administration

 

 


You should now be on a page/screen like the following. In order to "Compile" the Language you need to click the [L[Compile Lang:]]en link as pictured here:


Compile Orca Language

 

 


Then a message box will pop up and tell you "[L[Language files have been successfully compiled]]".


Successfuly Compiled Message

 

 


Now if you go back to the Administration Panel in the "Modules" Menu you will now see that it says "Orca Forum" instead of "_bx_forum". Click on "Orca Forum" to verify that Administration displays correct.


Orca Forum

 

 

Now you can see all the Orca Forum Administration links are actually displaying like they are supposed to.


Orca Administration Links

 

 


That's it pretty fast and simple!

If you do not compile the "Orca Forum Language" you will see those [[Text]] brackets in various places. Not only in your Administration area, but in the general main page that everyone can see including your guests.

So don't forget to compile them if you see these [[Brackets]] all over.

 
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Tutorial by: Jeremy LeSarge (AKA Ray)

I am the owner and administrator of DialMe.com. I write Tutorials for Boonex Dolphin as well as tips and resources surrounding website programming and development. I enjoy working with WordPress, SEO, and Web Hosting / Servers. I also maintain a WordPress Blog here on this site where you will find a variety of technology and webmaster resources.

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