A Discussions forum is an area where discussions take place. Fora have titles and descriptions, and can be configured for timed release.Creating a Forum
To create a forum you need the yaft.forum.create permission. See the section on permissions.
Click the 'New Forum' link at the top of the Discussions tool area ...
... and you'll see this.
Enter the title and, optionally, the description of the forum you want to create, then click the 'Save' button to create the forum. Simple.
To delete a forum simply click on the cross symbol to the right of the forum you want to delete. You will be asked to confirm the deletion before it is carried out.
If you want to change the title or description of a forum, click on the pencil symbol to the right of the forum that you want to edit.
You will be presented with the same screen as during forum creation, except that the current title and description will be already entered.
Change the title or description, click 'Save' and you're done