While some Discussion Boards may be quick statements, others may ask the User to engage in long-form discussions.
Placing Boards into Categories allows Administrators to organize the different experiences.
Go to Social > Click Discussion Board Categories > Click New Category
In the Category Name and Description tab, give this Category a Parent (if applicable), a Name, Alias, and designate if the Category is Published.
Designate the other settings if applicable.
In the Category Settings tab, set various for how Users can interact within the Discussion Boards of this Category.
In the Display Settings tab, designate if this Category is viewable as an option in the User Portal.