Enabling or disabling GitHub Discussions for a repository

You can use discussions in a repository as a place for your community to have conversations, ask questions, and post answers without scoping work in an issue.

People with admin permissions to a repository can enable discussions for the repository.

GitHub Discussions is available in beta for public and private repositories on GitHub.com. For more information, see "GitHub's products."

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Note: GitHub Discussions is currently in beta and subject to change.

Enabling or disabling discussions for your repository

You can enable or disable discussions for a repository.

  1. On GitHub, navigate to the main page of the repository.
  2. Under your repository name, click Settings. Repository settings button
  3. Under "Features", select Discussions. Checkbox under "Features" for enabling or disabling discussions for a repository
  4. To disable discussions, under "Features", unselect Discussions.

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