When you started your first Discourse community, what did you find hard to do?

Yeah, category creation is buried pretty hard. It’s only on /categories, and in a drop-down that only has one item on most forums (on some it has two).

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Partly intentional, though, as site owners tend to create too many categories:

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To start

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Ah! Thanks for clearing it up Jeff. I agree with Riking too though because it can be so buried sometimes that it can be difficult to find although I see where you are coming from with creating too many categories. The first article was definitely an interesting read.

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A tutorial that simplified email setup. I went months with mine misconfigured.

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Do you mean technical setup? In this topic we’re talking more along the lines of community management or software onboarding.

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