Announcements are important messages shown to
all users and on all (or specified) pages which
should stand out over the regular posts.
Since Phorum-5.2 announcements are handled as a module which is distributed with Phorum. See Section 3.3, “Phorum Modules” for generic module instructions. The module allows for better separation of posts and announcements and also some additional features like hiding announcements after a given time and it opens the way for other future announcements modules which offer even more functionalities.
The announcement-module works with a separate announcements-forum whose messages are shown above the message-list as specified. Therefore follow this description to enable announcements for your Phorum: