The Discussion Board overview widget

The Discussion Board Overview widget shows a list of active discussions. The purpose is to draw extra attention to The Discussion Board Module. The widget is often placed in the sidebar, so you can see the titles of the active challenges in one list overview.

When a disucssion is expired, it will disappear from the list for members, Community Managers can still see expired items.

In the Admin section, you can give the list a title and a description. You can also determine how many discussions will be shown in the list by following the steps below:

  1. Choose Configure at the top menu of Admin.
  2. Choose Widgets at the left menu.
  3. Search for the Discussion Board Overview widget and select Edit at the Options drop-down.editing the challenge overview widget

You can add this widget to a page by following the steps in this article

 

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