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.

Getting ready

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:

  1. Select Structure from the admin menu, then select Forums.
  2. Select +Add forum.
  3. In Forum name enter Support forum.
  4. In the Description field enter Customer support topics.
  5. In the Parent field ...

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