As part of my experiment in using Discourse as a notes app, I realized it’s paramount that it’s super easy to create new notes/topics in my personal instance of Discourse. Luckily, the Discourse team makes it easy.
So I took this URL scheme and created a new Drafts action (naturally) that follows this scheme so that I can quickly send things there. Here’s what mine looks like:
I should also note that you can pass
tags to this URL as well. That way you can categorize these from the onset. I simply prefer to treat uncategorized as in inbox.
As an example of how this works, click the following link to create a new topic here on the :
There are more details on the Meta forums here: