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The news forum is a special forum that is automatically created for each course and for the front page of the site, and is a place for general announcements. By default, it is placed in the top of the center section and only teachers and administrators may add news or reply to news. By default, everyone is forced to be subscribed to the news forum.
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The News forum is a special forum for general announcements. A course may only have one News forum unless it has been imported from another system which supports more than one news forum.
  
The [[Latest News block]] displays recent discussions from the news forum. A course may only have one news forum.
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This forum is automatically created for each course and for the [[Front Page|front page]] of the Moodle site. By default, it is placed in the top of the center section and only teachers and administrators may add posts or reply to posts. The [[Adding/editing a forum|default settings]] force every enrolled person to be subscribed to the News forum.
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The [[Latest News block]] displays a [[Course_settings#News_items_to_show|specific number]] of recent discussions from the News forum.  
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As with any forum, emails can be sent to subscribed members of a News forum.
  
 
==Removing the news forum==
 
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#Alternatively - hide the news forum
 
#Alternatively - hide the news forum
  
==See also==
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[[de:Nachrichtenforum]]
 
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[[eu:Berrien_foroa]]
*[[Upgrading to Moodle 1.8]] for steps to enable logged-in users to read the site news
 
 
 
 
[[fr:Forum des nouvelles]]
 
[[fr:Forum des nouvelles]]

Latest revision as of 14:03, 10 January 2012

The News forum is a special forum for general announcements. A course may only have one News forum unless it has been imported from another system which supports more than one news forum.

This forum is automatically created for each course and for the front page of the Moodle site. By default, it is placed in the top of the center section and only teachers and administrators may add posts or reply to posts. The default settings force every enrolled person to be subscribed to the News forum.

The Latest News block displays a specific number of recent discussions from the News forum.

As with any forum, emails can be sent to subscribed members of a News forum.

Removing the news forum

The news forum may be removed from a course as follows:

  1. Delete the news forum from the course homepage
  2. In Course settings set "News items to show" to 0
  3. Delete the Latest news block
  4. Alternatively - hide the news forum