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New Discussion: A way to NOT select a category by default?

I want to teach my community of users that they need to select a Category. Can I modify Vanilla so that it doesn't automatically select a default Category? (So that if they didn't choose a Category and tried to post, it would remind them that they need to choose a Category.)

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    hgtonighthgtonight ∞ · New MVP

    Did this javascript not work for you?

    $('#Form_CategoryID').prop('selectedIndex', -1);
    

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    Yes, the JS worked for the dropdown, but it still lets me post without choosing a Category. How do I make that a required field?

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