Creating Posts

Prerequisites: Users require contributor+ permissions for the forum module, topic, or discussion to complete this task.

Create posts. Topics contain discussions and discussions contain posts.

To create a post:
  1. Log in to Cartella.
  2. Navigate to [name-of-folio] > [name-of-forum-module] > [name-of-topic] > [name-of-discussion].
  3. Click New Post.

    Create Post via Discussion View

    The Create Post view displays.
  4. Enter a discussion name in the Name field.
  5. Optional: Enter the post description in the Description field. Use the HTML editor to add formatting, links, media, and view the HTML source code.
    Click Manage Fields to add, remove, or edit fields that display in this view. See Field Management for details.
  6. Select or clear categories to associate with the topic.
    Click Create New Category to create categories to classify content. See Creating Categories for details.
  7. Select a sharing permission in the Sharing drop-down list. See Creating Folios for option descriptions.
  8. Select or clear the Send Email Notifications Upon Save checkbox. Select users and groups to receive email notifications.
    The checkbox toggles back to cleared after saving.
  9. Select or clear restrictions. See Creating Folios for option descriptions.
    Cartella automatically selects the Auto Approve checkbox. This restriction option cannot be cleared for posts.
  10. Click Submit.
    Cartella creates the post. Posts display in discussions without requiring approval from a moderator+ user.