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Adding a Discussion Board to a Page

Adding a Discussion Board to a Page

Before a board may be added to a page, it must be made Active.

1. To activate a board go to Administration -> Apps -> Modules -> Discussion Forums. The following view will be presented:

Activate forum screenshot

2. Check to make the required board active, and Save Selections.

Discussion Forum page element

1. Drag and drop the Discussion Forum element onto the page or template.

Discussion forum page element icon v7

2. Configure the element. The following view will be presented:

Discussion forum page element configuration snippet screenshot

3. Edit/configure:

Topic Layout

Select the required layout:

  • Table/Grid LayoutThe Table/Grid layout presents a traditional table view of a Discussion Forum.
  • Discussion Forum List LayoutThe List Layout presents a list of topics and associated responses.
  • Top Level LayoutThe Top Level Layout presents a simplified view of the board, showing the total number of posts together with details of the last post.