[Solved] Add Menu Links to Each Forum in Forum Menu Bar
We've just really begun using wpForo for our team, and it's been an awesome tool!
I am wondering if there is a way to add a link to each of our Forums in a menu in the Forum menu bar at the top of the Forum.
- We have a lot of Forums within our team, with quite a few Subforums.
- We are using the Extended Layout and prefer that layout above all others (so don't want to change).
- Because we have so many Forums and Subforums, you have to scroll down the page quite a bit to find the forum you're looking for.
I would really like to be able to have a drop-down menu that lists just the main Forums as a quick way for members to jump into that forum.
I know how to modify the menus, but I don't know how to link to the Forums, since they are mainly just a "heading" that contains the subforums.
Is there anyway to make this kind of menu? If so, how do I reference the main Forums (what are the custom links for them?).
TIP: For anyone else that has a lot of Forums and Subforums, I shared a tip with our team to use the browser Search feature ([CTRL+F]) to move directly to the forum/subforum they are looking for. This is working very well for us - but a menu would be even better.
Thanks for any input, ideas, or help!
Thank you very much @crisw for your very thorough response. I sincerely appreciate it, and those steps work well for creating links to the subforums. 🙂
Do you know a way of creating links to the forums themselves? The category forums?
The forum bars are the headings at the top of the subforums that are nested beneath them.
For example, here in the wpForo Support Forum, it's the blue bars: woForo Community; General Forums; Extended Layout, etc.
I don't see a way to create a menu that links to those bars.
I tried a custom link (like you mentioned in your instructions) to the slug for the main forums, but that didn't work. For example, I tried:
Thanks again! I really appreciate your time and help!
You are brilliant!
Thank you VERY much @crisw!
I hadn't thought about the "eye" icon in the forum list - was only trying to find the link from the forum side (not the dashboard side).
This works PERFECTLY!
I cannot tell you how much I appreciate your time and instructions.
Thank you very much. I hope I can help someone at some point, as much as you've helped me.
You're welcome @thedrawingboard . I'm glad it worked out and thank you as well for saying thank you and confirming that the steps worked.
This topic can help someone someday. So both you and I will help them too! 🙂
All the best!