A message like the one you’re proposing is already in place and gets sent to every new user when they sign up. Please see below.
A test is not something we will be introducing.
Welcome to the Infinite Flight Community
This welcome message is intended to give you a brief introduction into the community and help you learn the basics.
Here at the Infinite Flight Community we value positive, constructive, and meaningful discussion. This can be accomplished by respecting one another. Use of offensive language is prohibited - this forum environment is for all ages.
Further information regarding rules and regulations can be found here.
On this forum platform, we have user levels, otherwise known as trust levels. The higher your trust level, the more perks you earn, such as the ability to request features and host events. Trust levels are obtained by being active such as posting meaningful and constructive topics, liking posts, and reading discussions.
||This is the initial trust level you are placed in when first join. You are granted basic community functions at this trust level.
||The second level is basic user. You are granted additional community functions, but one at this trust level is still restricted from posting in several categories.
||This is the third level, and at this point, you are granted all major community functions. You are permitted to post in all public community categories.
||A regular is an experienced member of the community and is given extra functions such as moving other user’s topics from one category to another and helps reduce the workload for the moderation team. Reaching regular requires extensive activity and dedication.
||Not obtainable by any requirements. Users at this trust level are community ambassadors.
We have a collection of categories that help organize topics. Before posting in a category, be sure to read the pinned category guidelines in said category. Below is a rundown of all categories:
General - This category is for everything related to Infinite Flight that doesn’t fit into another other category.
Real World Aviation - This is the place to share your real world experiences, tips, and more with regards to aviation.
Features - Here you can voice your requests for future Infinite Flight features! This is a special category exclusive for users that are above member, otherwise known as trust level 2.
Support - If you have any issues with Infinite Flight, this is the place to report it! Support and troubleshooting will be provided by community members and staff. Further information regarding support can be found below.
Live - The portal to the world of multiplayer is the Live category. In this category you can find group flights, events, VAs, and much more.
Meta - The meta category is the area to post an inquiry regarding Discourse itself.
Developer - Reserved for third-party developers. Unless you’re a developer, please refrain from posting in this category!
Tutorials - Collection of approved user-submitted and official Infinite Flight tutorials that teach you different aspects of air traffic control and flying.
Announcements - Staff will post in this category to broadcast a global message to all users, usually regarding an update or important information.
More information about the above categories can be found in their pinned topics which should always be read before using a category. In addition to these categories, there are subcategories. Subcategories are to further organize topics and posts. Continue to read to learn about the subcategories.
Français - If you require french support, here is the place to ask. Official staff support won’t be provided, but fellow community members will assist.
Español - Spanish support from spanish-speaking community members will be provided here.
Events - Once you reach member, you will be permitted to post in this subcategory. Remember to follow the title format!
ATC - If you open somewhere in Infinite Flight Live, feel welcome to post in this category announcing you’ve opened.
VA - Upon reaching trust level 2, the VA subcategory will be unlocked. To create a virtual airline, make sure you read the pinned topics and contact the IFVARB.
Spotting - This is the place to share your spotting experiences and photos when you reach member.
Infinite Flight support is offered in the support category of the community forum, via private message, or by email.
Please be aware that the support category is publicly visible and should not be used to share personal information. If you would like one-on-one support please send a message to
@support and we would be happy to assist you. Alternatively, you may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org for support via email.
Before sending a support ticket, ensure you read through all the following topics. The more information you provide, the faster we can help resolve your issue.
How to make a support request
All support will be communicated in English. Support in any other language won’t be given by staff.
Below is a collection of topics that will further help you learn the forum. It is recommended you have a read through these:
A Beginners Guide to the Forum
The Moderation on the Forum
Respect on the Forum
If you happen to have an inquiry, do not hesitate to contact the moderation team. Send a message to any of the moderators, and they’ll answer at the earliest convenience.
Thank you again for being a part of this community!
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