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Subject:What is a discussion forum
Creation date:6/9/09 4:36 PM
Last modified on:9/22/09 4:58 PM


What is a discussion forum

Discussion forums, also known as message board, is an online discussion site where users on the Internet can share messages/ideas among themselves. A discussion forum is very useful if you provide a solution or service to a particular group of individuals and want them to share their ideas.

Postings by one user is visible to every other user and anyone can reply to the original message. This typically creates a thread of discussion among users.

Usage Scenario

Assume you run a non-profit organization that depends on volunteers to perform a certain task. You can create a discussion forum for these volunteers to post messages and share information among each other.

Adding forums to your site

To add discussion forums simply add a link ending in /forum. For example:

http://YourWebsite.com/forum




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