For my courses I gather my clients on Discourse. There they can meet clients from other courses.
Each course has its ‘private’ category. And there’s a public category for all clients. The public category is now set as the default category, but it turns out some clients forget to select a category and post private stuff in the public category.
So my feature request: set a dynamic default category based on your group membership.
I realize this might be plugin territory.
What if a user is a member of multiple groups that have different default categories?
There is such a thing as “Primary Group” for a Discourse User, this could be used.
Thanks. I didn’t realize that there is a primary group.
Our (The Seasteading Institute) new Discourse forum website isn’t even opening to the user base until a week from today. Plus at this point we have no specific plans to use custom groups.
However I can foresee some future circumstances in which we might want to use custom groups with “private” categories. And in that case it might be beneficial to have a group-based default category.
I have the same problem in the same context.
It would be really great that by default a new post from a user of a specific group will default to the group’s category.
It’s an usability issue, not a security one. The goal is to avoid mistakes when the user create a new topic.
It’s still on my wish list as well.
I have the same problem, any solution for same ?