Create or configure a forum
Posts are an extremely flexible way of displaying interrelated data and can also be used to provide discussions in forums.
Adding forums to your site is a 3 stage process:
- Create the relevant forum types - which is explained below.
- Add or edit forum posts of that type in the edit tab (this the same for forums as it is for posts.)
- Create a page to display your forum on
To create a new forum click Forums in the Modules area of the Configure tab. The forum table is now displayed showing all your existing forums ordered alphabetically.
Type in the name of your new forum, then click the Add action to create it. Note that you will not be able to manage this forum until the full interface has been refreshed by clicking on the <sitekit> icon.
Select the newly created forum and click the Edit action. This opens a new popup screen in which you can define your forum. The fields are described here.
Click on Delete to delete an empty forum. To delete a forum that has related posts you must first delete the posts. You can also export your forum posts as a CSV file (10.1) by clicking on the relevant link.