Tutorial

Display New Forum Post Headlines from the New Forum (CFMBB)

New forum post headlines can be displayed on a navigational column by addding a cf tag to a category. 

 

Steps to Take to Display Most Recent Forum Posts

Take these steps to display the most recent forum posts in your navigational bar

 

1. Under Categories' choose Edit Category and select the category to display the posts from the drop down menu (probablyDiscussion Forum)

 

Edit Category

 

 

2. In the Script For This Category box, place the following cf tag:

<cf_mgrecentposts forum=cfmbb>

 

Display New Forum Post Headlines from the New Forum (CFMBB)

Display the Most Recent Posts from a Specific Forum

The most recent posts from any one specific forum can be displayed by placing the Forum ID in the code:

 

Example Forum URL:

http://www.YourSiteName.com/members/cfmbb/threads.cfm?forumid=133A400E-14-1DE9-EDC1A9E2545DA

 

The Forum ID is "forumid=133A400E-14-1DE9-EDC1A9E2545DA"

 

The code to pull headlines from one single forum, would be as follows:

<cf_mgrecentposts forum=cfmbb forumid="133A400E-14-1DE9-EDC1A9E2545DA">

Display the Most Recent Posts from a Specific Conference

The most recent posts from any one specific conference can be displayed by placing the Conference ID in the code:

 

Example Conference URL:

http://www.YourSiteName.com/members/cfmbb/admin/conferences_edit.cfm?id=1338A162-1422-1DE9-ED9FEC7378662479

 

The Conference ID is "id=1338A162-1422-1DE9-ED9FEC7378662479"

 

The code to pull headlines from one single conference, would be as follows:

<cf_mgrecentposts forum=cfmbb conferenceid="1338A162-1422-1DE9-ED9FEC7378662479">

Adjust the number of posts that show

 

Add the attribute posts="10" where "10" can be the number of posts to show. 

 

<cf_mgrecentposts forum="cfmbb" posts="20">