When you navigate to your group forums, you may see an Options panel on the forum Home Page or post page that gives you capabilities for that forum or post. Here are common functionalities for a forum owner who can create and edit posts.

Forum option

Description

Capture to wiki

Captures the selected thread to a wiki of your choosing.

Change forum settings

Opens the Forums and Groups > Forums > [forum] > Basic page in the Control Panel, where you can change the forum name, description, group, allowed thread types, enable or disable the forum, or change the default language. You can also navigate to the Advanced (post indexing, post moderation, notifications, points, and statistics), Permissions, and Embed pages.

Create new forum

Opens the Forums and Groups > Forums > [forum] > Basic page in the Control Panel. As with the Basic tab in the above function, you can change the forum name, description, group, allowed thread types, enable or disable the forum, or change the default language. You can also navigate to the Advanced tab (post indexing, post moderation, notifications, points, and statistics).

Favorite this forum

Adds the forum to the Favorite list on your profile.

Mark all read

Marks all posts in the forum as read.

Moderate forum

Opens the Control Panel Posts moderation page, displaying any posts that need to be moderated. Here, you can approve, approve and view, delete; join or move threads; and moderate or unmoderate the user. You can navigate from here to forums to moderate and moderation statistics.

Start a new thread

Opens the forum Create/edit post page, where you can create a new thread.

Email subscribe to this forum

Subscribes to any posts or comments created in the forum using the email address you furnished when you joined the community.

Email subscribe to replies to this forum thread

Subscribes to any comments made on this thread using the email address you furnished when you joined the community.

Manage subscriptions

Opens the forum subscriptions page for the group, which lists all of its forums and gives you subscribe options for each one.

Share this

Opens a private message window where you can send the forum thread link to one or more community recipients.

Subscribe via RSS

Adds an RSS feed for the forum and its threads.