Discussion Board Plus
Take your SharePoint discussion boards to the next level with enhanced forum features
Overview of Features
Discussion Board Plus provides a powerful, dynamic alternative to SharePoint discussion boards.
- Elevate the most important topics to the top of the board with the Sticky option
- Make new, unanswered, sticky, private and locked topics easy to see with custom Icons
- Keep your boards organized by Moving topics to other Discussion Board Plus lists
Public Discussions, Private Chats
- Minimize time spent searching threads by using Suggested and Verified answers. Tag single or multiple posts as Verified answers
- Respond instantly to discussions by directly replying via email
- Keep sensitive information hidden with private posts and private replies
- Embed Videos into topics and replies
- Boost engagement by allowing users to rate posts, replies, and topics, then add some flare to your discussions by using emoji
- Provide feedback at a glance with the option to Like posts
Easy To Use
- Enhanced navigation
- Enhanced pagination, filtering and tagging
- A powerful, intuitive search tool to get you to content faster
Get to the Heart of the Discussion
Status of Topics
Post Status Indicators
Highlight Multiple Replies
Integrated Search Interface
Post via Email
Private Topics and Replies
Allow Anonymous Users
Multiple Rating Options
Select from 3 types of rating controls.
Add Likes* to topics
Integration with Other Bamboo Products (Sold Separately)
Insert videos into topics and replies from the following sources:
From Video Library, From Computerand From Link.
Set custom and conditional alerts such as Notify me only if a post with the correct answer is available, using CAML query or rich text builders.
Project Management Central:
Improve collaboration by adding Discussion Board Plus to your project sites.
|Feature||Discussion Board Plus||SharePoint 2013||SharePoint 2016||SharePoint 2019|
|Lock Topic||✔||Under Review|
|Status Icons||✔||Under Review|
|View Count||✔||Under Review|
|Private Topics and Replies||✔||Under Review|
|Suggest Answers||✔||Under Review|
|Move Topics||✔||Under Review|
|Automatically subscribe to email alerts||✔||Under Review|
Specifications & Requirements
Windows Server 2012 R2 or later; Microsoft SQL 2014 Service Pack 2 or later
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2019
Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome, current shipping version, or Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 (extended support). Other modern browsers are supported but not specifically tested.
64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter
For database server: 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016
Microsoft IE 10 or higher
64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Pack 1
64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter
Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher
This product is available and fully supported as a perpetual license as an individual purchase. Non-Production environments are ½ price. Education and Non-Profit pricing is available, please contact sales.