Discourse Version 2.9

Focus

  • Make login and signup dedicated pages, not dialogs

  • Some 2FA factoring and UX improvements

  • Improve overall experience under “Slow 3G” network throttle preset in Chrome developer tools

  • Improve new user onboarding with dynamic “have you seen…” popups, all skippable via the existing skip new user onboarding tips and badges user pref

  • Add “site goals” to the setup wizard, such as “reddit news style”, “everything muted by default for discussing lots of very different topics”, “simple minimalist whatsapp style site” etcetra @techapj

  • Add “hot” category topic sorting option per @falco

  • Replace loading spinner UX with less jarring top-docked horizontal progress bar @david

Codename

Start date

TBD

Planned release date

TBD

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