YellBox FAQ

  1. What is YellBox?
  2. Is it really free?
  3. Is it hard to set up?
  4. What are the steps to set up a YellBox?
  5. Can I change the colors of my YellBox?
  6. Can I change the size of my YellBox?
  7. Can I align my YellBox in the center of the page?
  8. Can I add a YellBox to a forum?
  9. How do I delete messages or ban people?
  10. Can I ban whole ranges of IP addresses?
  11. CSS file to control how my YellBox looks? (upgraded only)
  12. What are moderators? (upgraded only)
  13. I want to cancel my subscription? (upgraded only)

What is YellBox?
YellBox is a shoutbox, a kind of chat window that lets visitors post comments and chat on your website, forum or blog.


Is it really free?
Yes, the basic YellBox is entirely free, and will remain free. There is also a paid version called the Upgraded YellBox, which has more features and capabilities.


Is it hard to set up?
If you've set up a website then you should be able to do this too. All you need do is include the piece of HTML code we give you in your page and we will take care of the rest.


What are the steps to set up a YellBox?

  1. Sign up for a free account.
  2. Log into yellbox.com
  3. Copy and paste the code into your page where you want your box to appear.

Can I change the colors of my YellBox?
Yes, you can change the colors and text styles by clicking the 'Styles' link after you log into your Control Panel here on our website. Be sure to save any changes you make by clicking the Save button.


Is it possible to change the size of my YellBox?
Yes. YellBox will size itself to fill whatever container it's inside of.


Can I add a YellBox to a forum?

Yes, people have done this. The steps needed may vary, depending on your forum software.


How do I delete messages or ban people?
The simplest way is to do this right from the box on your page. Scroll down and click the "mod" link. Here you can log in and perform quick actions like deleting and banning. You can also log into your Control Panel here on our website and choose "Messages" under the "Moderation" drop-down menu.


Upgraded YellBox

What are moderators?
If you have a visitor that you trust, you can choose to make him/her a moderator. This means they will have their own username/password and can login to help you delete unwanted messages and ban pest users. Add moderators through the 'Moderators' link in your Control Panel.


I want to cancel my subscription?
Your subscription to the Upgraded YellBox can be canceled at any time. Simply log into PayPal and do it there.

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