The Missing Community Manager Manual INDEX

Understanding your community’s needs

  • Is a forum right for my community?
  • Is Discourse the right forum for my community?
  • Why you don’t actually want to build a new bespoke collaboration platform

Getting a Discourse

  • CDCK
  • Other hosting providers
  • Self hosting (hands off to Sysadmin Manual)

Creating your Community

  • Basic customisations; branding, colours, simple add-ons like TCs
  • Site texts
  • Developing the culture of your community
  • Categories
  • Groups
  • Tags
  • Discobot

Building your community

Adding features to your community

Advanced tools

  • ‘Impersonating’ another user

Troubleshooting your community