How to add my forums to my Yola Domain Name?

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I have a domain that I bought through Yola , how can I add my forums to it?
I don't know who to contact really, you guys or the FreeForums stuff (I am a premium member there too)

I am a silver member with my own domain name which is http://www.blackberrymatrix.net or http://blackberrymatrix.net/

what I want to do is to use my domain name with my forums in order for someone to just type http://www.blackberrymatrix.net/forums or http://blackberrymatrix.net/forums and it would automatically be my forums which would be transferred to that domain name

Please help me achieve this

Forum URL: http://bbmatrix.freeforums.org

How can I do this?

I have posted the same question on the FreeForums site also (dunno if you will be able to see it without a Silver membership but try

http://support.freeforums.org/viewtop...
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Ibrahim Allaf

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Posted 7 years ago

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Emmy

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Hello,
It sounds to me like you would like when your domain name is typed in for a forum you have built elsewhere to come up, this is domain forwarding which is not possible at this time, however please correct me if I am wrong about what it is you are looking to do.

You can point your domain name to the host of your forum and then fully publish your forum to the domain name there if they allow that. Otherwise you can create an automatic redirect on your site's home page to go to the other site. Let me know if either of those solutions sound like they would work and I can give you some further steps on how to accomplish.

Kind Regards,
Emmy
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Ibrahim Allaf

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Ok I have posted this same problem on the freeforums.org message board and they have a features called "Park Domain"

Now I am collaborating with them as their instructions on how to do this are not very clear since I have a bit more options in the Domain Settings on the Yola Domain page

Please read the thread >>> http://support.freeforums.org/viewtop...
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Ibrahim Allaf

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My Message to them:

So I was reading about the Park a Domain option and it seems it will do what I need to do, I have 2 questions though.

1) I am on the Premium plan right now, can I park the domain? Or am I obliged to upgrade to Advanced Hosting? (I have no need for the features in Advanced hosting BTW)

2) Check the images below as I have a few confusions, on the guide I read online it says to set my DNS servers to :

Quote:
Change the DNS on the domain to ours:
ns1.freeforums.org
ns2.freeforums.org

But as you see in the attachment below, there are a few more options on my Yola Site Domain settings, also, what shall I choose CNAME or A or what?

Also, look at the 2nd image please, shall I enter my domain as it is when purchasing or shall I include a /forums which is where I want my domain to be parked?
Thanks

Forum URL: http://bbmatrix.freeforums.org
Support Status: New

Images Attached: http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/95...

2nd image: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/...
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Ibrahim Allaf

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Ok this seems very complex so ill just buy a separate domain name for my forums

thanks for your crappy support, noone has a clue on how all this works

bye
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Hello Ibrahim,

I'm very sorry that this got missed. I do see that Emmy has been trying to work with you via email. Please let us know if you still need assistance with this. I will also be responding to your email.