Organizing Forums

To understand how to organize a forum, it’s helpful to know what the structure of the forum is:

Board Category (Optional)


The forum module can consist of multiple Categories. In each category, multiple Boards can be added. In their turn, boards can consist of multiple Discussions. Finally, users can post comments on these discussions and reply to each other’s comments.

In the example below, you can see how Forums are structured. Your Place is the first board and the discussions Hobby Chat, General Discussion, and GOT Finale have been added to this board. Please keep in mind that a board is necessary in order to create a discussion. Adding discussion to a board is done in the front end of the platform.

To organize your Forum order, simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to Publish at the top menu in Admin.
  2. Choose Forum.
  3. You are now on the Overview tab. To change the order of the Boards, click on the Sort icon at the top-right corner of the page.
  4. You can now drag and drop your items in order of preference.

Looking for something else?

  1. About the forum module
  2. Create a new board
  3. Moving forum discussion

Read more about building an online community following the why, how and what.