MDL-21695 adding help strings
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df31d7fb 1<h1>Allowing new posts</h1>
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3<p>This option allows you to restrict students from posting
4 new content in this forum.</p>
6<p>For most forums you will want to leave students unrestricted
7 and choose the first option to allow them to start new discussion
8 topics (threads), and also to post replies within those threads.</p>
10<p>Sometimes, however, you will want to disable this ability. For
11 example, this is useful for the News forum when you only want
12 teachers to post new items that appear on the course main page.
13 In this case you might choose the third option "No discussions, no replies".</p>
15<p>Sometimes you might want to only allow teachers to start new
16 discussions, but still allow students to reply within those
17 threads (for example within the news forum on the site home page).
18 In this case you would choose the second option, "No discussions, but
19 replies are allowed".</p>