Join Carrie Dils for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding content to forums, part of WordPress and Genesis DIY: Community Website.
- When it comes to creating forums with bbPress,…only certain user roles can create these forums.…In WordPress, if you go to your user screen,…you can see all registered users from the site.…We've got our standard WordPress roles…and then, with bbPress, we have forum roles.…When it comes to creating forums, only Keymasters…and Moderators are allowed to create forums.…The main difference is that Keymasters can edit…anyone's forum, even if you didn't create it,…whereas a Moderator can only edit forums…created by them.…
I'm already a Keymaster, so I'm good to go.…Let's go to Forums, New Forums, and create one.…Call it "Jobs & Opportunities."…Now, I already have a description for my forum…over in my content document.…I'll copy that and paste it right here.…I'm gonna leave all these Forum Attributes…at their defaults.…Let's go ahead and publish.…While we're at it, let's create a couple more forums.…Keep in mind, you can come back and add…new forums at any point in time.…So don't feel like you have to start off with a ton.…
Find more courses in this series in our WordPress DIY playlist.
- Understanding your site goals
- Making a content inventory
- Choosing a theme and plugins
- Configuring the menus and layout
- Extending functionality with plugins
- Adding forums, events, and forms to your website
- Securing your site and managing spam
Skill Level Beginner
1. Preparing to Build a Site
2. Picking and Configuring a Theme
3. Extending Functionality with Plugins
4. Going Live
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