PT Forums Threads Page

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The Forum Threads page is the third level forum listing page.

To construct your Forum Threads page complete the following steps:


  1. Create a CommonSpot page called 'Threads'* from the Forums template.
  2. Place the Forum Threads Custom Element on this page.
  3. Click Render Mode in the element interface.
  4. Select Display existing element data (content reuse) on the Rendering Mode tab.
  5. Select the Filter tab.
  6. Select Filter Type to Show subset of records.
  7. Select the field drop-down as the Topic Name field.
  8. Select the operator as Equals.
  9. Click the '...' button to open the ColdFusion expression window.
  10. Enter the text request.params.topicid as the expression and check the force cache checkbox. Click OK and then check the box to Ignore ColdFusion error, then click OK.
  11. Select the field drop-down as the Thread Active field.
  12. Select the operator as Equals.
  13. Select the operator as Yes.
  14. Select the sort order drop-down as the Thread Created field and Ascending.
  15. Click OK on the render mode window.
  16. Click More in the element interface. Then the Custom Render Handlers menu option, and choose the Default or the Threads Page Render Handler.
  17. Publish the Page

Update Configuration

Update the ptForums Configuration for the 'FORUM THREADS URL' field. Edit the row in the datasheet and select the CommonSpot page that was created.

Reset the ADF for the server and site.