Using Discourse as a mailing list

  1. Sign up to Discourse using your email address, and log in.

  2. Click user icon, then your user name:

  3. Click “Preferences”:

  4. Click “Emails”:

  5. Click “Enable mailing list mode”, and select frequency of emails:

  6. By default, you will be subscribed to posts in all categories. To disable notifications for a category, visit the category page:

    and select the “Muted” option in the notification preference menu:

  7. To respond via email, simply click “Reply” in your mail client, and reply as indicated in the email footer.

  8. To post a new topic via email, use the following addresses:


(updated to reflect current Discourse version interface and defaults)