I’ve just merged a feature which creates a new linked topic automatically when a topic is auto-closed based on
auto close topics post count site setting.
This feature is especially useful for automatically splitting and managing megatopics.
Here’s how it works
auto close topics post count setting is set to
10000 posts and a topic (with title “Introduce yourself!”) just reached that limit.
Now we’ll close that topic and create a new linked topic to continue the discussion. The first post of new topic will link to all prior discussions (topics).
The original topic title will be appended with “Part 1” and the new topic title with be appended with “Part 2”.
The subsequent topics will follow similar title naming convention.
There will also be a moderator post at the bottom of auto-closed topic indicating that there is a new topic available to continue discussion.
This feature is enabled by default. To disable the feature simply disable the site setting
auto close topics create linked topic.
Note that this feature will be disabled if
auto close topics post count is disabled (set to