Discussion Board

Discussion Boards are not a standard component/feature that appears in the left navigation when a new SharePoint site is created.

To add a discussion board to your site:

  1. Select Site Contents in the left navigation area.
  2. Click + New in the top horizontal navigation bar.
  3. Select App from the list of drop-down options, and select the app titled Discussion Board
  4. Give the new board a title and then it will appear within the left navigation panel under Recent.

To move the discussion board so that it appears as a main component of the site:

  1. Select the Edit Links option at the bottom of the left navigation panel.
  2. Drag the discussion board up/down to the location you want it to appear.
  3. Click Save.