Re: Can I use the forum as a page in WordPress?
When I edited the Kakumei files, I recreated a sidebar to match the look of the blog with the forum tags and other stuff (blog latest posts, etc.), but without the widgets. The look still matches the blog, though the content of the sidebar is different. Whatever you have as text widgets in the blog you can always hard code in the forum sidebar.
The “sidebar” is in front-page.php, under
<div id=”hottags” role=”main”>
hard code any sidebar content there, then match the css in the stylesheet. You can even float the div to the right, rather than the left, depending on your blog’s theme.