Forum Tracking Moodle ISU


Forum tracking allows the user to keep track of read and unread posts in forums.

Enabling Forum Tracking

To enable Forum tracking, you will have to access your profile settings.

  1. Login to Moodle ISU. For more information, see Accessing Moodle ISU for Faculty 
  2. Click your profile picture/name.
  3. Click Preferences.


  1. In the User account section, Click Forum preferences.

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  1. From the Forum tracking dropdown menu, Select Yes: highlight new posts for me.

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  1. Click Save changes.

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Note: You will be taken to an overview of your profile.  Users should now be able to track unread posts as well as see new posts.  These new posts will be highlighted on the page and they will be highlighted within the forum.

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For more information, see View profile

For additional information, contact the ITRC - (208) 282-5880 or email

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