Require topics in stream messages

Administrators can configure whether stream messages must have a specified topic.

Require topics in stream messages

This feature is only available to organization owners and administrators.

  1. Click on the gear () icon in the upper right corner of the web or desktop app.

  2. Select Organization settings.

  3. On the left, click Organization settings.

  4. Under Other settings, toggle Require topics in streams messages.

  5. Click Save changes.

Stream messages without a topic

If a user sends a message without a topic, the message's topic is displayed as (no topic).

When message editing is enabled, any user can add a topic to messages without a topic. They can do so regardless of whether they can edit topics in general.