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Subject How-to: Using NNTP News Clients
Posted 3/10/2000; 1:46 PM by Seth Dillingham
Last Modified 10/9/2001; 11:41 AM by Seth Dillingham
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How-to: Using NNTP News Clients

Your Free-Conversant site can be accessed via a News client (like Netscape Communicator, Outlook Express, etc.). You don't have to do anything to turn this feature on. It's on by default, in all sites.

Just set up a new server in your News client. The domain name for the server is "free-conversant.com". You'll need to provide your login information also. All news clients are configured differently, but most all of them have the necessary settings somewhere in their preferences.

news://free-conversant.com/free-conversant.support

That's just an example NEWS url, to bring you to the newsgroup for this site. Your site would probably end with something like /your-zone.your-conversation (zone and conversation are usually the same), instead of /free-conversant.support.

Once the new server is set up, you should see a list of the Conversant sites on our server that you are a member of. If you've never signed up as a member of anybody else's site (including this support site), then you'll only see one newsgroup: your own.

Replying to a message in the newsgroup will automatically add a page to your site on the web, and then your new message will show up in the list of postings for your newsgroup.

Congratulations! You're updating your website via a news client!

(You could say that your newsgroup is managed by a web browser, if you like.)

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RE: How Do I Access My Site With a News Client?
3/14/2000 by duncan@cs.strath.ac.uk
Seth, Set up MacSOUP. Can post but can't read. Details e-mailed to Philippe.

Re: How Do I Access My Site With a News Client?
3/17/2000 by emm@scriptdigital.com
In article (Dans l'article) <Conversant-248@dns2.macrobyteresources.com>,


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