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Subscribing to a Forum or Thread

Selecting this option enables a subscribe button in the forum or thread that allows users to choose whether or not they want email notifications of new postings.

  1. Click the action button next to the name of the forum or thread for which you would like to enable subscriptions and select Edit.Action Button Menu with Edit Option Selected
  2. Select Allow members to subscribe to forum to enable notifications for each new post in the forum; or select Allow members to subscribe to threads to enable notifications for each new post in a particular thread.Allow members to subscribe to forum option selected
  3. Click Submit. A subscribe button now appears at the top the forum or thread. Click Subscribe to receive notifications when new posts are added.
For additional information, view the Blackboard Forums article.

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Updated on April 26, 2021

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