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Managing discussion creation for repositories in your organization

You can choose the permission levels that members require to create discussions in repositories owned by your organization.

Who can use this feature?

Organization owners can manage discussion creation for repositories owned by the organization.

Allowing or disallowing users with read access to create discussions

By default, organization members with read access can create discussions if a repository administrator or organization owner enables discussions for a repository owned by the organization.

  1. In the upper-right corner of GitHub, select your profile photo, then click Your organizations.
  2. Next to the organization, click Settings.
  3. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Member privileges.
  4. In the "Admin repository permissions" section, under "Repository discussions", select or deselect Allow users with read access to create discussions.
  5. Click Save.

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