Course forum privacy feature

This feature overcomes the BBPress limitation of private forums.

Course Forums are BBPress forums which are connected to a course in Course Settings section.

Consider following user cases :

Use case :  Forum Type : Course Forum Privacy : User can access the forum/topic

1. Non Logged in User : Public  : Disabled : Yes

2. Non Logged in User : Private : Disabled : No

3. Logged in User : Public  : Enabled : Yes is user is subscribed to the course to which the forum is connected , No is user is not subscribed to the course.

4. Logged in User : Private : Enabled : Yes is user is subscribed to the course to which the forum is connected , No is user is not subscribed to the course.

Note : When this feature is enabled. When user views a topic, the control will look for the parent or parents forum of the topic and check if this forum is connected to a course, if the forum is connected to a course and the user is also subscribed to the course only then she’ll be able to access the forum,

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