Create a discussion board
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In the top link bar, click Create .
On the Create Page page, click Discussion Board .
In the Name box, type a name for the discussion board.
This field is required.
In the Description box, type a description of the purpose of the discussion board.
This field is optional.
In the Navigation section, if you want a hyperlink to this discussion board to appear on the Quick Launch bar, click Yes .
Click Create .
You can open the new discussion board by clicking Documents and Lists on the top link bar and then clicking the discussion board name in the Discussion Boards section. If you chose to add the discussion board to the Quick Launch bar, you can also click the discussion board name there to open it.
Note: If the site is a Meeting Workspace site, use the following procedure to create a discussion board: From the Modify This Workspace menu on the home page, click Add Web Parts . Drag the General Discussions Web Part to a zone on the page.