The mm_forum opens with a view of all categories and sub forums to which the current user has access to:
When the user clicks on one of the boards, the extension returns a list of all topics which are available in this message board.
The user clicks on a topic and receives the list of posts that are contained in this topics. The user has also the possibility to write a reply to an existing topic, which will be appended at the end of the topic.
The user is allowed to edit his profile in order to add a email address, messenger information, change password or add an avatar.
The extension has its own private messaging system where the user is allowed to see incoming or outgoing private messages, write new messages, move older messages to an archive or delete messages.
If you want to show an overview about the logged in users this will look like the following.
Note: If you have TYPO3 version 4 or higher you must install the extension sys_stat. If you have a lower version, this extension is installed automatically.
The mm_forum extension has its own search engine. The user can select a special forum or select all forum in which will be searched or can select a different sorting method for posts
Also a backend module will be installed with the mm_forum extension
Click on the “Template” menu item on your TYPO3 navigator.
If there is an extension template, edit the whole template record.
Go to the “Includes” tab an include static templates (from extensions). Please note that in mm_forum uses by default a new pagebrowser that needs the extension “pagebrowse” and the static template included.
New in mm_forum 1.9.0 is the support of jQuery. As a result there are two static templates: One for prototype and one for jQuery.
Choose one of the following configurations (Prototype or jQuery):