Overview of the Discussion Board Plus Configuration Toolpane

Overview of the Discussion Board Plus Configuration Toolpane

There are several areas that need to be configured before you open Discussion Board Plus to your users. Areas that need configuration are illustrated in the topics linked below.

Getting Started

One of the first things you need to consider after creating a new Discussion Board Plus is who will have permissions to the boards and forums.

Forum Moderation Settings

Moderating forums includes locking topics and marking topics as “sticky” so they float to the top of a list of topics in a forum. You can also control whether or not topics can be moved around from one forum to another.

Post Settings

You have a variety of choices as to how posts are configured.

Message Pane Layout Settings

This is one setting that controls whether the message window pane sits on the left or right of a forum.

Private Discussion Settings

Whether or not you want to enable private topics and/or private replies is set within this section.

Like Settings

Social media today is liked and you can enable your board to use the Like feature.

Other Configuration Topics

Lastly, there are a few other options that you can configure that can enhance the experience for your users.