|Summary||Discourse Staff Alias allows set groups to create topics and posts, as well as make edits, as an alias user.|
|Install Guide||How to install plugins in Discourse|
The Discourse Staff Alias plugin allows certain groups to create topics and posts, as well as make edits, as an alias user. This can be useful in situations where staff members need to respond to queries or make announcements without revealing their personal usernames.
Once installed, the Staff Alias plugin can be enabled from its settings, accessed from your
This plugin is default disabled, and before enabling a new username for the alias must be added to the
staff alias username admin setting:
Once enabled, the staff alias can be toggled on using the composer’s actions drop-down, and users in the allowed groups can then choose to create topics and posts, as well as make edits, using the staff alias:
The topic/post/edit will then appear as if created by the staff alias:
If you are in one of the allowed groups you will also see a note of who created the topic or post, or made the edit:
|staff alias enabled||Enable discourse-staff-alias plugin|
|staff alias username||Username of the alias user|
|staff alias allowed groups||Groups that are allowed to post as staff alias user|
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