How to Create Forum in Drupal

By on March 16th, 2016

Drupal is a powerful and easy to learn web content management tool. You can easily manage many sites from one platform. Now you don’t any type of technical knowledge for creating a website. Even you can build fully customised web pages without any technical know. But if you have basic knowledge about the HTML. You can use it to create a website in Drupal. It also allows you to create a forum on your site.

It is an easy process where you just need to use the tools provided in Drupal. In your admin panel, many tools very help full to create your website. It’s too simple to create a forum, contents, pages, and much more in Drupal which can be made customizable too. Let’s how we can create and manage the forum in Drupal.

Create a Forum in Drupal

Step 1: Step 1: Log in to the Drupal Admin panel with your Username and Password.

Step 2: Click on Extend available in the tab section. This tab will take you next page then Scroll-Down
and find the check box with Forum.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 1 and 2

Step 3: Click on the check box true. Now Scroll-Down till the end.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 3

Step 4: Click on Install Button to add a Configuration setting for the forum.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 4

Step 5: Now Scroll-Up again to the forum section.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 5

Step 6: Click on Forum the section will expand it-self, you can see a description and option as
a configuration.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 6

Step 7: Click on the +Add Forum button.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 7

Step 8: Enter the name for your Forum in the Textbox.

Step 9: Type your content in the White-Space given for content writing. And if you have basic knowledge about HTML and CSS then you can create a fully customized Forum.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 8 and 9

Step 10: Enter the following details in the other configuration.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 10

Step 11: Click on the SAVE button to save the setting.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 11

Step 12: If you want to see your Forums then go to the Extend tab section, and click on Configuration. This click will take you to Add a new forum window just like the below image. You can manage your forums from here.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 12

Step 13: select the Forum which you want to edit. You can easily manage those forums from here.

How to create a forum in Drupal - Step 13

So, this is how you can create and manage a forum in Drupal. If you are facing any issue while following this tutorial, please let me know in the comments section. If you are an active InterServer customer, please contact our support staff for quick help!

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