How to add forums to a Weebly website

add forums to weebly

Adding forums to your Weebly website used to be a fairly simple task. In the past, it was an integrated module developed by Weebly but now, the task is a little bit more complicated and requires the use of a third party app called Muut. Today, I'm going to  show you how to install and set up a forum using Muut on your Weebly website.

To get started, you obviously need to have a Weebly account. If you don't have one as of yet, head on over to Weebly's website and sign up for one. 

Once you have a Weebly account set up, sign in and let's get started.

On the left hand side, scroll down to the Installed Apps section and click on Add App.

add forums to weebly

You will then be presented with a search box within the Weebly App Center. 

add forums to weebly

Type "forum" and hit enter and you'll be presented with the various options. Note that this may change in the future if Weebly decides to add other services but for now, we'll be using the app for Muut.

add forums to weebly

Muut is a premium app that requires a subscription to their service, the cost of which ranges from $20 - $120 depending on which plan you choose. You can, however, try it out free on a free trial first to see if it suits your needs. To do so, click on Muut and you'll be presented with this page:

add forums to weebly

Now click on Add and Connect.

add forums to weebly

You will now be prompted to enter your forum community details. Go ahead and fill this out.

add forums to weebly

 Once you fill out all of the details, you'll be taken back to your page so that you can add it to your Weebly website. You should now see two new installed apps; Commenting and Forum.

add forums to weebly

If you already have a page created for your forums, then you can skip a couple of these steps. If you do not, read on.

Click on the  sign beside Pages to add a new page.

 add forums to weebly

You can call it whatever you want, but for the purposes of this tutorial, I'll create one called "Forums".

add forums to weebly

Now that the page is created, navigate to it and drag the Forum app from the screenshot above in the Installed Apps section onto your page to add your new forums.

It should look something like this:

add forums to weebly

Click within the widget and a setup window will pop-up allowing you to configure things further.

add forums to weebly

There you have it!

Follow the steps above and you'll be well on your way to installing and configuring forums on your Weebly website. 

Get started for free with Weebly today!

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