Starting and Replying to Discussions


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Post Details page.

     

    Click the Content Management link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Browse Folders link.

    Step 2
  3. Click an entry in the Title column.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Properties link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Start Discussion link.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Start Discussion Confirmation page to confirm the start of a discussion on this piece of content.

    Step 6
  7. Click the Yes - Save and Start button.

    Step 7
  8. Use the Post Details page to start a new discussion or edit an existing discussion for a content item. From the Post Details page, you can edit the existing discussion, delete the discussion entirely, and add a reply, among other tasks. Unlike discussion forums, a discussion for a content item contains only one topic but can contain one or more replies.

     

    Notice that the title for the topic is the same as the title for the piece of content being discussed.

     

    In this example, you will start a discussion for this content item.

    Step 8
  9. Click the Edit button.

    Step 9
  10. Use the Discussion page to edit a discussion topic. A discussion for a content item contains only one topic but can contain one or more replies.

    Step 10
  11. Click in the edit field.

    Step 11
  12. Enter the desired information into the edit field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Post your comments, suggestions, and questions here"
    .

    Step 12
  13. Click the Save button.

    Step 13
  14. Click the Content Properties link.

    Step 14
  15. Notice that the Start Discussion link is now a View Discussions link.

    Step 15
  16. Next, in this example, you will reply to a posting in the discussion for another content item.

     

    Click the Training link.

    Step 16
  17. Click the Properties link.

    Step 17
  18. Click the View Discussions link.

    Step 18
  19. Click the Reply button.

    Step 19
  20. Use the Add a Reply page to add a reply to a discussion of a content item.

    Step 20
  21. Click in the edit field.

    Step 21
  22. Enter the desired information into the edit field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Good idea. We'll add that in."
    .

    Step 22
  23. Click the Save button.

    Step 23

You have completed starting and replying to discussions for content items in the content management system.

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