Create discussion board in SharePoint Online/2013/2016

create discussion board in sharepoint online
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This SharePoint tutorial explains, how to create a discussion board in SharePoint Online or SharePoint 2013/2016.

Follow the below steps to create a discussion board in SharePoint Online/2013/2016.

Create a discussion board in SharePoint Online

Step 1: Login to your SharePoint site -> Go to the Settings gear icon in the right side of the page -> Click on Add an app.

create discussion board in sharepoint 2013
create discussion board in sharepoint 2013

Step 2: Next click on the Discussion board in the out of box gallery page. Here I have given the name of my discussion board is My Demo Discussion.

create discussion board in sharepoint 2016
create discussion board in sharepoint 2016

Step 3: Next my discussion board got created successfully. A Discussion Forum will open. Click on “new discussion”.

create discussion board in sharepoint online
create discussion board in sharepoint online

Step 4: Now I am going to create a new discussion so that it will visible to others for further discussion on this topic.

create discussion board in sharepoint
create discussion board in sharepoint

Step 5: Now my discussion board is ready to use. Now another user can able to reply it and see all replies in this survey in SharePoint.

create discussion board in sharepoint 2010
create discussion board in sharepoint 2010

Set email alert in all changes in the discussion board

Step 1: Open the discussion board and click on Alert Me and next click on Set alert on this list.

create discussion board in sharepoint online
create discussion board in sharepoint online

Step 2: Next you need to configure your alert settings as per below screenshot and click on OK button to activate the alert for this list.

create discussion board in sharepoint 2016
create discussion board in sharepoint 2016

Step 3: When something has changed in the discussion board, you will notify through email as per the below screenshot.

create discussion board in sharepoint 2013
create discussion board in sharepoint 2013

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Hope, this SharePoint tutorial helps to learn how to create discussion board in SharePoint Online/2013/2016. Also we saw how we can create alerts for discussion board in SharePoint.

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About Rajkiran Swain

Rajkiran is currently working as a SharePoint Consultant in QATAR . Rajkiran having 6 + years of experience in Microsoft Technologies such as SharePoint 2019/2016/2013/2010, MOSS 2007,WSS 3.0, Migration, Asp.Net, C#.Net, Sql Server, Ajax, jQuery etc.He is C#Corner MVP (2 Times).

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