Creating a Discussion Forum


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Create Forum page.

     

    Click the My Content link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Create Discussion Forum link.

    Step 2
  3. Use the Create Forum page to create a discussion forum. Only portal administrators can create discussion forums.

     

    In this example, as the portal administrator, you will create a discussion forum and then add another member to act as moderator for the forum.

    Step 3
  4. Enter the desired information into the Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Product Development"
    .

    Step 4
  5. Click the Forum Privileges tab.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Forum Privileges page to add or delete participants (members) and assign privileges for a discussion forum. You can add members by role or user ID. Three privilege levels are available for forum members: moderator, contributor, and viewer.

     

    By default, the portal administrator who created the discussion forum is automatically assigned moderator privileges.

     

    In this example, you will add another member to act as moderator for the forum.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Add Row button.

    Step 7
  8. Click the Member Type list.

    Step 8
  9. Click the User list item.

    Step 9
  10. Click in the Member Name field.

    Step 10
  11. Enter the desired information into the Member Name field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PTDMO"
    .

    Step 11
  12. Click the Privilege Set ID list.

    Step 12
  13. Click the Moderator list item.

    Step 13
  14. Click the Save button.

    Step 14

You have completed creating a discussion forum.

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