Building a forum
Most web developers will, at some point, need to implement a forum. Drupal makes this very easy to do as it contains a forum module in its core. In this recipe, we will create a new forum and then we will configure the settings for the forum.
For this recipe you need to ensure that you have enabled the Forum module, which is a Drupal core module.
How to do it...
To begin we are going to create a new forum; we will then add the forum to the main menu, and finally we will configure the Forum so that new posts cannot be added to any menus:
- Select Structure from the admin menu, then select Forums.
- Select +Add forum.
- In Forum name enter Support forum.
- In the Description field enter Customer support topics.
- In the Parent field ...