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Questions regarding the ExpressionEngine Forum module.

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Discussion Forum

Is there any way to make the discussion forum have better clean URLs? At the moment it defaults to /forum/viewforum/7/, but it would be nice to have something like /forum/viewforum/expressionengine/...
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Discussion Forum v3.1.21 on EE v2.11.7 - users cannot unsubscribe from threads

When a user tries to unsubscribe from a thread they get the following message... The following errors were encountered You are not authorized to perform this action It does this whether you are a ...
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Vote up or 'Like' Post/Reply

How would i go about introducing some sort of 'like post' feature in EE's discussion forum. Something similar to Solspace's 'Rating' module would be great, is it possible to use this with discussion ...
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Unable to post in forum module running on localhost

I have the same problem as this thread: Why can't I post topics on a Forum? Disabling the htaccess file works, but then I have index.php back in all my urls. Any idea of the cause of this and a ...
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Discussion Forum can't find a few includes

I have undertaken the arduous task of skinning the discussion forum. I have almost completed it, but can't figure out where a few things are stored. In the localization settings page, where are the ...
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Integrating forums into site templates?

Ive read the EE documentation, and utilized other "solutions" for getting the forum to work at segment 2, but nothing seems to work - all result in a server error 500 page. When set to default (...
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ExpressionEngine 3.5.7 Forum CSS

I have installed the forum and created a custom child forum that I could modify. I got it all setup when someone is logged in but if a user logs out everything in the tags goes away. While logged in ...
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Member List Pagination Not Working

Pagination links appear as expected and urls are fine, however the results dont change depending on which pagination page you are on.
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How to get forum for EE v2.10.1

I am using EE v2.10.1 licence & need to add the forum addon but did not get any option as default. I also have EE v3.0.4. Pleas advise. Thanks
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Notifying member list for new topic in forum

Is there any way to change the recipients of the 'Admin Notification of New Entries' email template without making all the recipients admins?
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Forum Subscribe - Multiple Boards

Forum subscribe is only displaying my first board, I have another board but for some reason it does not output the forums for that one. Anyone know how i can target the second board?
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Discussion Forum Theme is stuck on Default

Even though I have changed the default theme to something else, for me and me only, it is stuck on the old theme. When I log in as another member, I see the new forum theme, but as soon as I switch ...
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Discussion Forum - Deleting Posts

Can non moderators delete their own posts? I cant seem to delete my own posts when logged in as one of my member groups. Is this normal or is there a member preference of sorts that i need to tweak?
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XSS cleaning for discussion forum module

How do I clean a discussion forum post from XSS attacks in EE? A bit of background, I'm using the EE discussion module and I've dropped in ckeditor so the user can easily embed youtube/vimeo videos ...
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New posting notification for certain member group

We have a developed a new academic forum on our site and would like to generate an email to the academic members alerting them that a new posting has been made. I realise that Administrators and ...
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Slow search in Discussion Forum

I 'm using Discussion Forum having millions of posts due to which search in forum in much slow. Could anyone please share a way to optimize the forum search. Thanks,
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Can't get Discussion Form Update to run

I'm attempting to upgrade my EE Discussion Form Module from version 3.1.8 to 3.1.14 in my EE 2.7.3 environment. I followed the upgrade instructions, but when I access the Add-ons > Modules > ...