It can't have escaped notice that the 'Infrastructure Solutions' forum seems to be the "dumping ground" for loads of first posts which should be in other forums.
The reason has now been explained by Pisc86:
"I don't choose the correct forum because I click on '+ New' without seeing below the forum selected by default.
It would be very useful to give the possibility to choose the forum after clicking '+ New' button."
In the main Forums page:
pressing that '+New' button does, indeed, create a post in the 'Infrastructure Solutions' forum - without prompting, or offering any choice:
Hi Andy Neil thank you for your feedback. The community team will have a look into this. Many thanks.
Should really thank Pisc86 as the first one to actually take the trouble to provide the information.
Hey Andy Pisc86
So I was testing this morning, and I found it was because the Infra forum is the only one that is 'attached' to the main forums page. For the most part, the other forums exist in their own group. I think this is an example of an inconsistent build process from the past, so I am looking to see if I can remove that button altogether or not.
On this topic, we will soon be updating our list of forums to closer align to the naming conventions used in our Developer website. This will include having all forums attached to the same page, simplifying the site structure for everyone. I'll post a blog about the upcoming changes soon.
For today however, I'll post a final update once I find out if I can remove that button or not.
Right, as a temporary measure, I have moved the Infrastructure forum to a sub group. The forum is still accessible via the forum directory, the only change is that the New button is now gone and users will have to select their forum before asking.
All going to plan, we will be reorganising the forums soon and I'll have an update on that shortly.