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How are Forums, Articles, and Reviews different?
With so many options, which medium is appropriate for what type of content? While we believe it's ultimately up to you to decide, here's a bit of guidance.

First, forums, articles, product pages (and reviews of those) are all separate features and different ways you can interact with the site and its members. They are tied together across the site to make related information easier to find, but there are in fact many differences.

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Type


What is it?


Suggested Use

Forums
ideal place for group interaction
here each user can start new threads, respond to existing threads and posts, etc.

ask questions to the community
post links to interesting articles and start a conversation
Articles
articles allow you to author an article on your own to share information to the community and the world

"How-to" instructions and guides
informational articles
Reviews
personal opinions of products AFTER having personal experience with those particular products

candid and respectful personal opinions
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