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Steps to create a discussion board:

  • Activate the Team Collaboration Lists feature if you have not done so.
  • Go to Site Actions, select  View all Site Content and click on Create button
  • In Create page, Click on Discussion Board link under Communications column
  • In the New page, enter the name and description and choose a navigation option

The new discussion board shows in All Site Content page under Discussion Boards heading

  • Select Discussion from the New dropdown menu to create a new discussion topic
  • Enter discussion subject and content
  • The new topic link appears on the discussion board page
  • Click on the topic link to open the discussion page
    (Copy the URL of this page and use it for the link to your discussion board)

Users will click on Reply link to participate to the discussion.

Setting email notification:

  • Select Alert Me from the Actions dropdown menu

Managing discussion board settings:

  • Select Discussion Board Settings under Settings menu

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