Site Tutorials

Tutorials showing how to use the features of Head-Fi.

  1. How to Submit Reviews and Add Entries to Head Gear

    How to Submit Reviews and Add Entries to Head Gear Our new Head Gear section functions differently than it did on our previous platform, so here's a walkthrough for submitting reviews and adding entries in our new Head Gear section. add_review Adding a review to Head Gear: To add a review to the Head Gear section, start by locating the entry for the item you’re reviewing. You can use the site’s search function to find the item. Once you’ve located the page for the item, you’ll need to...
  2. How To Create A Link To A Refererce Inside A Document

    What you are reading is how to add an "anchor" to a post or wiki. There appears to be support in the "Link" tool for linking to an anchor but I couldn't find an easy way to insert an anchor into the document. A workaround for now is to insert an anchor using the "source" editor. The HTML anchor tag requires two fields. The first field is an identifier (id="user_unique_anchor_name") and the second field ("My text label") is a label describing the reference. The format of an identifier...
  3. Followers And Following

    What is Following?Following is like subscribing to another member; you'll receive alerts of their activity in public areas. How do I follow another member?To follow a member, visit their profile page and click the "Follow" link to the right of their avatar. You will be able to "Unfollow" someone in the same place. When will I be alerted?When following another member, you'll be notified about many of the same things that appear in their activity feed: replying to threads, writing...
  4. Bb Code Editor Faq

    Welcome to the BB code editor FAQ. What is the BB code editor? Why is it different? Why should I choose the BB code editor? What does it offer that the Rich format editor doesn't? How do I choose which editor I want to use? Can I create a post in the BB code editor, then edit it in the Rich format editor? Can I create a post in the Rich format editor and then edit it later in the BB code editor? What about my old posts before we had this option. Can I edit those with the BB code editor? I...
  5. For Sale And Trade Forums FAQ

    Gear For Sale/Trade FAQ (updated June 2017) Welcome to the Gear For Sale/Trade forums FAQ. What are the Gear For Sale/Trade forums? Are there any posting limits or restrictions for the For Sale/Trade forums? How do I list something For Sale/Trade? I want to inquire about a classified item. How do I do that? I posted my ad, but I need to make changes to it. How do I do that? I posted my ad, and I made a sale/trade. How do I close it? How do I leave someone feedback? Can I leave feedback for...
  6. Search And Advanced Search Tutorial

    Search And Advanced Search Tutorial Learn how to: Use the Basic Search Mode Use the Advanced Search Using Boolean Operators And Wildcards In Search Use the Basic Search Mode How To Execute a Basic Search At the top of every page, you will see the search bar to search the entire site (forums, reviews, Wikis, user profiles, etc). Enter your search keywords into the search bar. Click the "Search" button. Your results will display on several different tabs, divided up by the different types...
  7. Tagging Tutorial

    Tagging Tutorial Learn: What is tagging and why is it important? How is the tagging on this site different than other sites? Add Tags To Forum Posts And Wiki Articles Remove Tags View Tag Pages Subscribe To Topic Tags What is tagging? Why is it important? Tags allow information from around the community to be aggregated together. They are labels that can be added to forum posts or Wiki articles to tie pieces of content together to make relevant information easier to find. Product Tags...
  8. Image And Video Tutorial

    Learn how to: Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload Images From Your Computer Embed Images From Another Site Using The On Site Tool Embed Images with Cut and Paste Embed Whole Albums from Photobucket Create And Edit Image Albums On Your Profile Create A New Image Album Add Images To An Album Edit Images In An Album Edit An Album's Details Organize Images In Your Albums Delete An Album Add Videos To Posts And Wikis Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload and Embed an Image from...
  9. Subscription Tutorial

    Subscription Tutorial (Updated June 2017) Subscriptions are the way to personalize your experience so you can be kept abreast of only the changes that you care about. You can subscribe to forums, threads, products and users whose content you enjoy reading. This way, each time you visit your subscription pages you can see what has changed, without having to sift through everything. This tutorial covers: Adding a Subscription Removing a Subscription Viewing Your Subscriptions Changing Your...
  10. Messaging Tutorial

    Important Notice: If you receive a private message or bulletin board post notification in your email, do not reply to the email. Click the 'Reply' button to reply via your message center. Learn: Send Private Messages Access And Manage Your Message Center Write Bulletin Board Messages Delete Messages From Your Bulletin Board Change Your Messaging Notification Preferences Send Private Messages Occasionally you may want to converse with another user privately. Navigate to a user's...
  11. Review Tutorial

    Learn: How To Write A Review How To Edit A Review What Makes A Great Review? Can I Review My Own Products or Business I Am Connected To? How To Write A Review Navigate to the item page you would like to review. There are a few different "Write A Review" buttons on the page. Click one of them to open up the review creator. The review creator has a few different fields. In order to submit your review, you MUST fill in a Review Title, an Overall star rating, and a Full Review....
  12. Wiki Article Tutorial

    Learn how to: Why Create A Wiki? What Makes A Good Wiki? Create A New Wiki Edit An Existing Wiki Revert A Wiki To A Previous Version Export A Forum Post To A Wiki Report A Wiki Why Create A Wiki? Wiki articles can be thought of as collaborative works which pull together the wisdom of the community. Each Wiki article is fully editable by any registered member. They are best used for: "How to" guides Introductory articles Lists or "Top 10" guides When considering whether...
  13. Discussion Forum Tutorial

    Learn how to: Use the Forums Start A New Thread Reply To A Post Reply With A Quotation Edit Your Post Rate Posts Report A Post Export A Forum Post To A Wiki Read the Forums Understand The Icons Read All New Posts or Help Beta Test The New Activity Feed! Use The "More Forums" Jump Menu Go To The First Unread Post In A Thread Mark Forums As Read Using the Forums Start A New Thread Begin by navigating to the appropriate forum. Once in the desired forum, at the top left, you'll...
  14. Image Album Tutorial

    Learn how to: Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload Images From Your Computer Embed Images From Another Site Using The On Site Tool Embed Images with Cut and Paste Embed Whole Albums from Photobucket Create And Edit Image Albums On Your Profile Create A New Image Album Add Images To An Album Edit Images In An Album Edit An Album's Details Organize Images In Your Albums Delete An Album Add Videos To Posts And Wikis Add Images To Posts And Wikis Upload and Embed an Image from...
  15. Community Profile Tutorial

    Learn: Edit Your Community Profile Edit Your List Change Your Avatar Edit Your Account Change Your Password User Name Changes Edit Your Community Profile Your Community Profile is the place for you to tell other members of the community a little bit about yourself. You can edit your community profile after you have made 10 posts, or have been a member of Head-Fi for 15 days. Navigate to your user page by clicking on the "My Profile" tab. Toward the top right hand side of your...
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