Can posts be set to empty?

I just want users to type the topic title only. Would this be possible?

Your mean a topic set to empty. You can do the following, but I don’t see any need of creating a topic with 0 content:

Example: <div align=center> <characters> </div>

It will appear to public as empty, but inside the post you have that format ^

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Thank you.

Well, I want to create a forum where people post short questions only. That’s why I only want people to just type their question in the title.

But then other people can come and answer by replying, just like a normal forum.

So, I would like to hide the content box just for when posting a new topic, but not for when replying. Would this be possible?

I hope you get what I mean.

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Why don’t they include the questions in the content post, and a small brief of the question as a title? What you say is not possible.

How about just changing the minimum number of characters in the content post to 0?

It sounds like you may be wanting a Question - Answer app more than an app for Discussion.

eg. title: “What is the best Ember based forum app?”
post content: n/a
vs.
title: “What is the best Ember based forum app?”
post content: “I am looking for a forum app that runs more like a desktop app than a traditional forum experience. My shop knows Ember well so I am leaning more towards Ember. Free would be ideal. Anyone have suggestions and why? TIA”

Which would be more likely to encourage a discussion? Which would be more likely to get meaningful replies?

Granted, I don’t know your community, just saying if you truly need no content posts you may want to give your choice of platform some thought.

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Set min first post length(maybe other posting setting, not sure) to 0 and you need to customize the new topic’s composer like hide the content editor or build your own one, I think is possible to do what your say.

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