A few points about the forum presentation:
I assume that the forum is totally boring or even completely confusing for any BeWelcome member not involved in programming or volunteering. The reasons as I see them
- group-forum posts are displayed in the normal forum, which is fine in the transparency spirit, but not in the community spirit, since 80% of forum posts (if not more) are volunteer related and not exactly an eye-catcher for warmth and community spirit as a newcomer would look for.
- group-forum posts can be set to different visibility, but what exactly does 'standard' visibility mean? Maybe some details should really be discussed IN the groups and not for the general public - I know, transparency... But we bore people to death!
- The Recent Forum posts include the Sticky Threads on top. Once we have 6 Sticky Threads, you will not see ANY new forum post there, but even now it is misleading. I honestly believed NOTHING was going on in the forum, since the first Recent Post was always the same