Creating Posts

How to Create Posts | Create posts in discussion of the Forum module.

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.
    Note: 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.
    Note: 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.
    Note: The checkbox toggles back to cleared after saving.
  9. Select or clear restrictions. See Creating Folios for option descriptions.
    Note: 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.