GitHub Discussions "Start a new discussion" bug

When using the web interface:

  • Press “New discussion”.
  • Enter a title.
  • Type something into the “body” markdown editor. Preferably spend a few hours getting it just perfect.
  • Oops, you forgot to pick a “Category” from the drop-down, so pick one, and …
  • The “body” that you typed in is now erased!


Hey there @cpurdy :wave:

I’ve set this to our Discussions category, but as we’ve moved our conversation space away from these forums to Discussions itself, per:

…it looks like this concern has already been raised, here:

I would highly recommend upvoting that discussion, and/or adding your voice to that conversation.