For tags we can just type
#tagname and it becomes a hyperlink for the tag, e.g. #support, and we can do the same for
@username, e.g. @balupton.
Is there any such ability to easily link to categories that I am not aware of? I have tried
!categoryname but it doesn’t work.
Or do I have to open a new tab, navigate for the category, and copy and paste it’s URL.
If it is a missing feature, it would be quite beneficial as autocomplete, nicer rendering, and cards (such as hwen you click
@balupton earlier) would be nice, compared to standard category hyperlinks.
You just made a shortcut to the #support category.
# is used for both tags and categories.
Self face palm. Thank you. Is there any way to have short links show the proper title, rather than the codename?
If a category and a tag share the same name, a pop-up will suggest autocompletion for both:
What do you mean by “proper title”? I guess, the “title” instead of the slug?
I.e “site feedback” instead of “site-feedback”?
It’s not supported as I know.
Thanks for the extra info!
“Category Name” here:
Currently only “Category Slug” get’s displayed. Not an issue for tags, but would be nice for categories, where say the slug is quite different than the name.
I saw a Discourse developer say one day (can’t find the message) that it wouldn’t happen, because spaces and autocompletion don’t match very well, from a coding perspective. Would be hard to code and cause potential issues.
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