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Main Administrative Panel for customizing your forum
Installing Arcade games in the Arcade Panel
Editing the Forum Settings
Attachment Manger interface
Creating and Managing Forums
Choosing your theme in the theme manager.
Adding and customizing Smiles
Editing Headers and Footers for you forum.
Changing and modifying style sheets
Modifying group and member permissions.
Links Settings page.
These are just some of the features that you will find when
using SMF For Free as your forum host.