Setting up the forum is easy. Topics are the main discussion posts or questions or support tickets. Topics can be created either from backend or front-end through menu item form.
Title: This is the main heading or subject of the post.
Description: It contains the post or message.
Tag: You can organise the topics in different tags (can be called categories).
Attachment: If the post contains attachment, the file name will be displayed here. You can view the file under the attachment tab.
Front: Select "Yes" to display the topic on the front-end on all topics view. Select "No" to keep it private and visible to only topic creator.
This tab contains information about the topic creator.
Created By: This is the Joomla User ID. For topics created by guest, it will be zero.
Name: The name of the topic creator.
Email: The email of the topic creator.
Access: The access level group that is allowed to view all topics view.
Guest Post: Select "Yes" to allow non-logged in users create new topics.
Order By, Date of Ordering: These settings determine the ordering of topics on the frontend.
To get started, create two menu items:
The All topics page displays the topics with links to navigate to single topic view.