How to create a discussion board. A discussion board is a great place to post news or other important updates.

1. In the top link bar, click Create.

2. On the Create Page menu, click Discussion Board.

3. In the Name box, type a name for the discussion board. (This field is required.)

4. In the Description box, type a description of the purpose of the discussion board. (This field is optional.)

5. In the Navigation section, if you want a hyperlink to this discussion board to appear on the Quick Launch bar, click Yes.  

6. Click Create.

You can open the new discussion board by clicking Documents and Lists on the top link bar 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.