This is an unofficial changelog of Discussions:
By year Edit
- October 2015
- First pre-beta release (Discussions communities such as w:c:fallout)
- March 2016
- Initial beta release with the following features:
- Community badge and header background
- Page theming support (light/dark)
- Post deletion, locking and reporting
- Push notification support in Community Apps
- Optional post titles
- June 2016
- Visual previews for links in Discussions content.
- Post editing for existing Discussions content.
- July 2016
- Custom guidelines support in Discussions communities.
- August 2016
- Categories and filtering for Discussions posts.
- Post titles become mandatory for Discussions post creation.
- Email notifications for Discussions.
- December 2016
- "Following" list for Discussions posts.
- January 2017
- Discussions Insights become available to moderators.
- March 2017
- On-site notifications implemented in Discussions.
- July 2017
- Community header added to Discussions for desktop users.
- November 2017
- Image upload added to Discussions following community testing.
- February 2018
- Discussions loading improvements with Ember Fastboot.
- March 2018
- Poll embedding added to Discussions.
- May 2018
- Desktop post interface updated for Discussions.
- July 2018
- Announcements added to Discussions.
- October 2018
- Community Feeds pre-alpha testing (with Discussions feed support).
- December 2018
- Theme Designer support & alpha release for Community Feeds.
- March 2019
- Discussions update to match Community Feeds is announced.
- April 2019
- Discussions update is live.
- Article tagging added to Discussions.
- The maximum height of the Discussions reply window has been reduced.
- Sorting preferences are now remembered globally.
- May 2019
- The updated Discussions layout is live on all non-EN communities.
- July 2019
- Text formatting added to Discussions.
- August 2019
- The Discussions upvote icon is changed to a heart icon, due to user feedback.
- @mentions added to Discussions.
- August 2020
- An update to Discussions which included adding a condensed view, a category activity module, and a total revamping of the category system.
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