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Enabling or disabling GitHub Discussions for a repository

You can use GitHub 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 GitHub Discussions for the repository.

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

Enabling or disabling GitHub Discussions for your repository

You can enable or disable GitHub Discussions for a repository.

  1. On GitHub.com, 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 GitHub Discussions for a repository
  4. To disable discussions, under "Features", unselect Discussions.

You can also use organization discussions to facilitate conversations that span multiple repositories in your organization. For more information, see "Enabling or disabling GitHub Discussions for an organization."

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