Creating and posting to a group forum

Every group has a default forum titled General discussion. If other forums are required these can be created.

To create a forum

  1. Go into the group space by clicking on the title of the group.
  2. Select the Forums tab at the top of the group window.
  3. Click on the New Forums button.
  4. Fill in the Title and Description boxes.
  5. Click the Save button at the bottom of the window.

To post a new topic to a forum

  1. Click on the title of the forum you wish to contribute to.
  2. Click on the New topic button.
  3. Type in a subject and the message for the forum post.
  4. Click the Post button at the bottom of the window.

To reply to a post (message)

  1. Click on the topic title.
  2. Click the Reply button at the bottom right of the message (post).
  3. Type your reply and click the Post button.
  4. If you wish to receive email notifications when a new message is posted to a forum you must Subscribe to that forum. To subscribe to a forum, go to the forum list and click the Subscribe button alongside the title of the forum you wish to subscribe to. You can also unsubscribe using the same button.

  5. Finally, to delete a forum which is no longer needed, click the Trash icon alongside the forum name.

Note: If you delete the forum all messages (posts) to that forum will also be deleted, and will not be able to be recovered.