This is a bit different to the previous forum software and is based on a system of filters, which allows it to be more versatile, but just as simple as the previous version. The New Posts link in the navigation bar under Forums shows all recent threads with posts you have or haven’t read depending on the filter settings. The default setting is to show unread posts only.
To quickly remove the filter, click to dismiss it - this then shows all recent posts ( exactly the same is with the previous Recent Posts. Alternately clicking New Posts and the unread filter is the same is clicking between New Posts and Recent Posts previously. The big advanatage is that you can either just keep it simple like this, or use the filter system (below) for different filters.
If you click on the thread title you are directed to the first unread post in that thread.
On the top right of the thread list you will see Filters.
Here you can have various options to show only unread threads, watched content etc. By clicking on save as default this will be the default thread filter applied every time you log in.
The default setting as mentioned is to show unread:
To make your default New Posts show all recent posts:
Now when you click on New Posts you will see all recent posts
You can have browser bookmarks for different filters, that will initially over-ride your default settings
In order to make a bookmark in your browser for New Posts, you need to use this link:
In order to make a bookmark in your browser for New Posts which over-rides your default filter, you need to use this link:
This will be the same as the old Unread
In order to make a bookmark in your browser for Recent which over-rides your default filter, you need to use this link:
This shows Recent Posts and over-ride any other filters (or no filters)