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Twiki Inc Discussion Forum Application Add-On

   Contributions to this add-on are appreciated. Please update the add-on page at
   http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn or provide feedback at
   If you are a TWiki contributor please update the plugin in the SVN repository.

This discussion forum application is contributed by Twiki Inc, a company cultivating, nurturing and advancing TWiki as the leading open source enterprise wiki.

  • The discussion forum application is hosted in a dedicated Forum web
  • Members of the TWikiAdminGroup can create new forums
  • Anyone can create a new discussion topic in a forum
  • Anyone can add a new comment to an existing discussion topic

Screenshot of forums table and forum topics table

Add-On Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this add-on. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the add-on on the server where TWiki is running.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Add-on Home (see below)
  • Unzip TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    <-- -->
    Sorted ascending
    data/TWiki/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn.txt Add-on topic
    data/Forum/*.txt Forum web with discussion forum application
    pub/TWiki/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn/screen_forums_s.png Screenshot
    pub/TWiki/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn/twiki-logo-80x30-t.gif Twiki Inc logo
  • Test if the installation was successful:
    • Go to the Forum web and create a new discussion topic in the Sandbox forum

Add-On Info

  • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Twiki Inc discussion forum application

Add-on Author: TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
Copyright: © 2007-2011, Twiki Inc
License: GPL (GNU General Public License) and Twiki Inc Software License (dual license)
Add-on Version: 2011-10-28
Change History:
<-- versions below in reverse order -->
2011-10-28: Add method="post" to HTML forms for TWiki-5.x compatibility; change TWIKIWEB to SYSTEMWEB; rebranding to Twiki Inc name
2008-04-11: Allow INCLUDE of forum in another web; minor UI tweaks
2007-10-19: Validate Title field
2007-10-15: Initial version
TWiki Dependency: TWiki-4.0
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: N/A
Add-on Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOn
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOnDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/TWikiDotNetForumAppAddOnAppraisal

Related Topic: TWikiAddOns

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