The Options tab of the forum Create/edit post window gives you advanced post capabilities such as attaching a file, featuring the post, locking out replies, or making it sticky.
The following table describes the thread Options tab items.
||Click the link to attach or link to a file, such as a database file or photo, from your thread.
|Locked: Do not allow replies
||Selecting this check box inhibits any further replies.
|Make post a featured item
||Selecting this check box makes the item appear on the Featured Content widget.
||Here, you can select how long you want the thread to remain at the top of the forum (that is, sticky), or you can select the Not sticky option.