How do I start a discussion in the Community?

Document created by communityteam Administrator on Mar 19, 2015Last modified by jivedocs@instructure.com on Apr 22, 2017
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The discussion tool is a great way introduce new thoughts to the community and generate conversations. Just check out all the great discussions happening in the Find Answers area!

 

Navigate to the group or place in the community where you would like to post

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Select the 'discussion' tool from the action menu

The action menu will always be located on the right-hand side of a group's or place's banner.
NOTE: This feature may not be enabled in certain areas of the community.

 

Title your discussion and add content

Use the rich content editor to insert an image, video, or code example into a discussion.

Link to additional content via @mention or by uploading attachments.

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Tag your discussion post

Choose from a selection of existing tags (which will appear as you type) or create new ones. Tags make content easily searchable.

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Click post

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By default, you will automatically be following your own discussion post. Anytime there is activity related to your post (i.e., comments, likes, etc.) you will be notified.

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