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New outdoor leisure forum launched

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The Out&AboutLive online forum, which has been attracting tens of thousands of visitors for two decades, has been completely overhauled and relaunched on a new platform

The free forum, which connects motorhomers, campervanners, caravanners and tent campers across the UK and beyond, allows people to ask and answer each other’s questions, raise issues and concerns and warn others of potential problems with anything from delayed ferry crossings to technical problems with engines.

It's also used for general chat – discussions about the latest shows, chatting about travel adventures and even sharing tips about taking pets abroad all feature in the threads.

However, the platform the forum has been operating on is now outdated, so Warners Group Publications, which manages the forums, as well as outandaboutlive.co.uk and publishes MMM and associated titles like Campervan, What Motorhome and Caravan magazines, took the decision to migrate the content and users to a brand-new platform.

While the migration meant the forum was down for a couple of days because of the volume of threads and questions and answers they contained, it does mean some 20 years’ worth of valuable content is there for anyone to access at any time on any device from anywhere in the world.

This new platform is also now mobile-friendly so, no matter what device you access the forums on, the content will be scaled to match the device. In addition, the layout, access to threads, search facility and options such as to upload images and follow certain threads have all been simplified.

The investment in the new forum was significant but the publisher felt the service the forum provides and its popularity among motorhomers and other leisure vehicle users in the UK and abroad was so valuable that it was worth the cost.

If you wish to try this free service and chat with fellow motorhomers or have a question or some tips you want to share, just go to forums.outandaboutlive.co.uk

Please note, if you are an existing forum user, you will need to reset your password before logging in to the new forum for the first time.


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