Description

Purpose

Displays the Create/Edit form so you can create or edit a thread. This form displays when the user clicks the Start New Thread link.

Limitations

You must have the Forum - Create New Threads privilege to see this widget.

Where it works

This widget works on forum pages and forum post pages.

Configuration

Enable the widget

  1. Navigate to Control Panel Dashboard > System Administration > Site Administration > Widget Studio > Enable/Disable widgets.
  2. If it is not already in Allowed widgets, move the widget from the Not Allowed widgets column to the Allowed widgets column.

Place and configure the widget

  1. Click Edit Page, then select and place the Forums - Create/Edit Post widget.
  2. Click Configure on the widget menu bar. The configuration dialog appears.



    You can change the following options:

    • Widget Title - You can change the title of this widget, such as from "Forums - Create/Edit Posts" to "Create or change a post," by clicking Change and entering the new name.
    • Display Forum Link in Title - If checked, the forum title displays as an active link.
  3. Click Save to exit the dialog.
  4. Click Save Page.