Creating forums should also be fairly easy. Navigate to the Extensions | Install/Uninstall page, and then upload the Simplest Forums component. We will now navigate to the Simplest Forums configuration page from Components | Simplest Forums. We will create four forum boards for Books, Music, Film and Video, and Concerts. By clicking on the New tab, we will get the page shown in the following screenshot:
Posting to the forum requires that the posting form can be accessed through a menu link. We shall create this menu link later.