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Okay so according to the following found in the tutorials, I can have a news box pretty much anywhere on my website which is fed from a news forum... Problem is that when I add this block "main_forum_news" I get an empty box even if there are topics posted in the forum. What is the parameter I'm supposed to add and into what block, I'm confused...



Showing forum topics as news

You may wish to use an 'Announcements' forum to make your news. If you wish to do this, use the main_forum_news block instead of the main_news block, and add news by posting in the forum you chose for your forum news (this choice is made by a parameter to the block).
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Hi,

Have you tried adding it via the 'Add block' button? That'll give you a nice visual interface to all the parameters.


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Works lovely! thanks
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