Default topics are topics that members will follow automatically as soon as they subscribe to your community and will be unable to unfollow.

These can be used for important topics, such as announcements, since they won't be able to unfollow them.

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How to create a default topic

Step 1: Access the Community tab at the top menu.

Step 2: From the left-hand menu, click on All topics.

Step 3: Select “+ New topic”.

Step 4: Give your topic a name, description & image! Then, under topic options, check the Default topic box:

Editing existing topic options

You can also turn existing topics into default topics and turn default topics into normal topics if you want to.

Step 1: Click on “...” next to the topic you’d like to edit and select “Edit topic”.

Step 2: Under topic options, check or uncheck the Default topic box, depending on what you're trying to do.

And that's it! Your default topic has been created!

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