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Our new forum preview: Getting the community on the same page

Great news everyone! The SilverStripe forum is back, so sign up today and join in the conversation!

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You've asked, and we've listened. After shutting down the forums in late 2017, we've had some feedback through the community survey that you're missing a place to share persistent knowledge with your peers.

While there are other highly frequented places (Slack, StackOverflow and the Core Mailinglist), we reckon there's still a gap: Slack is too scattered for persistent knowledge, StackOverflow only allows distinct technical questions, and the (email-based) Core Mailinglist doesn't scale to broader discussions.

To validate this theory, we've created a new forum as a "preview". Fill it with useful information, and chances are higher that it stays around. It's based on Discourse, which is a modern take on forums that scales much better to larger communities like ours. There's some FAQs which attempt to distinguish use cases a bit.

Silverstripe new forum screenshot

The forum is a community-maintained effort, lead by @adrexia, @brettt89, @Firesphere, @tamelion, @dorsetdigital, @jonom and myself. If you're keen to contribute, please post on the forum meta discussion. Thanks to everyone who has contributed so far!

Sign up to and fill it with great content!

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  • nice your website and nice different information thanks for sharing.

    Posted by Olaf Ae, 14/01/2019 8:58pm (3 years ago)

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    Posted by Aidan Forrest, 03/08/2018 3:38pm (3 years ago)

  • How secure is SilverStripe and why is it secure>

    Posted by Jimmy Chu, 02/08/2018 1:54pm (3 years ago)

  • Great!! Thank You! I think that is a very valuable Knowledge Base for the SilverStripe Community :)

    Posted by Hendrik, 28/02/2018 11:11pm (3 years ago)

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