Does there exist a possibility on the site to save a draft of a question I am writing up, such that it will remain even if I leave the site but come back to it later?
This is a network-wide functionality that has been implemented since 2010 (with some modifications over time):
If you start asking a question, but do not successfully submit, you will see your last saved question draft the next time you visit the ask a question page.
If you start answering a particular question, but do not successfully submit, you will see your last saved answer draft the next time you visit that particular question page.
We save drafts automatically for all new answers and new questions once every 45 seconds.
- Drafts are not supported on self-answer.
- Drafts are not supported on edits.
- You only get one draft for an answer and one for a question. (If you start a new post, the old draft is cleared.)
- Each site has its own draft storage, e.g. you can have multiple draft questions saved on multiple StackExchange sites
- Drafts will be automatically cleared after a week.
- Drafts work for anonymous users as well.
- Pending answer draft is cleared on successful submission of any answer.
- Pending question draft is cleared on successful submission of any question.