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Forum General Settings tab

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Configure how forums work.

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From the Forums page, click the General Settings tab.



Option Description Default
Forums Threaded or flat discussions. Disabled
Home forum (main forum) 0
Forum image file gallery File gallery used to store images for forums 0
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts to plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Allows quoting in flat forums Allows users to reply/ Disabled
Don’t display forum thread titles Titles of posts usually don’t change because they are a direct reply to the parent post. This feature turns off the display of titles in edit forms and forum display. Disabled
Do not start messages titles with ‘Re:’ Disabled
Require reply to have a title Present an empty title input form and require it to be filled in before the forum post is submitted. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Prevent Nesting of Quote wikiplugins when replying Strips quote plugin in reply to prevent quote wikiplugin nesting Disabled
Allow inbound email posts from anyone Allow posts from non-users in forums using inbound posts from a specified email address. Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially those with table-based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Send moderation email Send email to forum moderators when post is queued Enabled
Approve link in moderation email Include a link for forum moderators to approve queue from email Disabled
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display the thread configuration bar only when the number of posts exceeds 10 posts
Default number per page 20 comments
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search Disabled
Use database (full-text) search Disabled
Index posts on forum section change. Re-indexes forum posts to match the parent section when the section is changed Enabled

Option Description Default
Forums Threaded or flat discussions. Disabled
Home forum (main forum) 0
Forum image file gallery File gallery used to store images for forums 0
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts to plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Allows quoting in flat forums Allows users to reply/ Disabled
Don’t display forum thread titles Titles of posts usually don’t change because they are a direct reply to the parent post. This feature turns off the display of titles in edit forms and forum display. Disabled
Do not start messages titles with ‘Re: ‘ Disabled
Require reply to have a title Present an empty title input form and require it to be filled in before the forum post is submitted. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Prevent Nesting of Quote wikiplugins when replying Strips quote plugin in reply to prevent quote wikiplugin nesting Disabled
Allow inbound email posts from anyone Allow posts from non-users in forums using inbound posts from a specified email address. Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially those with table-based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display the thread configuration bar only when the number of posts exceeds 10
Default number per page 20
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search. Disabled
Use database (full-text) search. Disabled
Index posts on forum section change. Re-indexes forum posts to match the parent section when the section is changed Enabled

Option Description Default
Forums Threaded or flat discussions. Disabled
Home forum (main forum) 0
Forum image file gallery File gallery used to store images for forums 0
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts to plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Allows quoting in flat forums Allows users to reply/ Disabled
Don’t display forum thread titles Titles of posts usually don’t change because they are a direct reply to the parent post. This feature turns off the display of titles in edit forms and forum display. Disabled
Do not start messages titles with ‘Re: ‘ Disabled
Require reply to have a title Present an empty title input form and require it to be filled in before the forum post is submitted. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Allow inbound email posts from anyone Allow posts from non-users in forums using inbound posts from a specified email address. Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially those with table-based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display the thread configuration bar only when the number of posts exceeds 10
Default number per page 20
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search. Disabled
Use database (full-text) search. Disabled
Index posts on forum section change. Re-indexes forum posts to match the parent section when the section is changed Enabled

Option Description Default
Forums Online discussions on a variety of topics. Threaded or flat. Disabled
Home Forum (main forum) No forum available (create one first) None
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts into plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Hide titles for forum threads Most titles are left untouched because they are a direct reply to the parent thread. This feature hides the title altogether from the forms and display. Disabled
Do not prefix messages titles by ‘Re: ‘ Disabled
Force title in reply Shows a blank title box and requires it to be filled before submission of forum post. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially with table based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display thread configuration bar only when number of posts exceed 10
Default number per page 20
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers Only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search. Disabled
Use database (full-text) search. Disabled

Option Description Default
Forums Online discussions on a variety of topics. Threaded or flat. Disabled
Home Forum (main forum) No forum available (create one first) None
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts into plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Hide titles for forum threads Most titles are left untouched because they are a direct reply to the parent thread. This feature hides the title altogether from the forms and display. Disabled
Do not prefix messages titles by ‘Re: ‘ Disabled
Force title in reply Shows a blank title box and requires it to be filled before submission of forum post. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially with table based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display thread configuration bar only when number of posts exceed 10
Default number per page 20
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers Only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search. Disabled
Use database (full-text) search. Disabled

Option Description Default
Forums Online discussions on a variety of topics. Threaded or flat. Disabled
Home Forum (main forum) No forum available (create one first) None
Rankings Users can see several charts or rankings about the page. Disabled
Accept wiki syntax Disabled
Strip wiki markup from outgoing forum emails Converts outgoing emails from forum posts into plain text. Disabled
Topic archiving Disabled
Quick jumps Disabled
Replies are empty If disabled, replies will quote the original post Enabled
Hide titles for forum threads Most titles are left untouched because they are a direct reply to the parent thread. This feature hides the title altogether from the forms and display. Disabled
Do not prefix messages titles by ‘Re: ‘ Disabled
Force title in reply Shows a blank title box and requires it to be filled before submission of forum post. Disabled
First post of a thread can have an empty body Will be a thread title Disabled
Parse HTML in inbound email posts Attempt to keep the formatting of HTML “rich text” emails if using WYSIWYG.
Experimental Has problems with some HTML emails, especially with table based layouts.
Disabled
Uploaded filenames must match regex None
Manage thread defaults per-forum Disabled
Display thread configuration bar Allows users to override the defaults Enabled
Keep settings for all forums during the user session Disabled
Display thread configuration bar only when number of posts exceed 10
Default number per page 20
Default style Plain | Threaded | Headers Only Plain
Default sort mode Newest first | Oldest first | Score | Title (desc) | Title (asc) Oldest first
Forum name search When listing forums Disabled
Forum content search When listing forums Enabled
Topic content search Enabled
Tiki-indexed search. Disabled
Use database (full-text) search. Disabled



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