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Add categories and default chat channel in sidebar

Coming from Slack, the left-hand sidebar seems very under-used and makes Talkyard hard to navigate in comparison. I think two changes would really help: List categories in sidebar. This would make it easy to see what categories there are and also mak...

IdeasH02020-09-23 23:44:24.121Z
Request Entity is Too Large

We still have quite a few users who can't share screenshots on our forum. It makes a lot of bug hunting incredibly difficult. I guess it's because they have retina screens or something like that, which makes the images big. Would it be possible to: H...

IssuesC22020-09-22 14:55:43.595Z
What's missing in Talkyard

Here are things relatively many ask about, and that have not yet been implemented: Custom groups — now available, June 2019. You can add people to a group, and configure security permision and notification settings for everyone in the group at once. ...

SupportDFS332020-09-22 14:53:29.534Z
Possible to have rules around closed/solved threads?

As our community is growing, I've had to disable getting notifications on all posts to existing threads. There's a problem though with the way notifications work on structured threads, in that I'll only receive a notification if the user tags me or r...

IdeasC32020-09-18 08:14:34.454Z
Posts that are either liked, marked as solution, or replied to by a Core Member should automatically skip review

Right now, if an admin / core member interacts with a post by a new user, we have to both interact with them and review the content. I would think it makes sense to automatically skip the review task once an interaction has been recorded. Would cut o...

IdeasC32020-09-18 07:58:25.451Z
Consider making likes more visible

When I like something myself, it's very visible thanks to the red heart. But if somebody else likes my post, 99% of the time I don't realize it, since I don't get notified about it and it visually is pretty dimmed. Perhaps once the notification syste...

IdeasC32020-09-18 07:46:41.776Z
Bug in Dropbox video embedding

See the post here: The user has posted a Dropbox link, which gets turned into a video element that is unplayable. In that case, having just the raw link would make it easier to see the video.

IssuesCNC82020-09-15 10:17:23.536Z
Feature consideration: Backlinks

We often have people link to other topics on the forum. It would be helpful that those links would appear on the page of the topic being linked to as well - like, automatic backlinks, ie. "This topic was referenced in XYZ"

IdeasCC92020-09-09 17:09:15.294Z
Drafts are lost when clicking Resume editing

I finally had a draft I actually wanted to edit... But then I clicked Resume editing and it was lost. It was in this thread:

IssuesC02020-09-09 17:05:47.658Z
Talkyard Roadmap 2020

Here's what's next for Talkyard, in no specific order (except for "Sooner" and "Later"). Feedback is welcome; you can add comments below. Old roadmap, from 2018: Sooner: Re-implement tags. Impr...

DevelopmentJOSE132020-09-06 15:57:24.876Z
Explain icons...
Are other languages than English supported?

Original title: А есть ли поддержка другого языка? проверка поддержки нескольких языков (не обращайте внимание ) — That means sth like: "check for multi-language support (ignore)" Edited by KajMagnus: I renamed the title to English, and added the abo...

SupportV32020-09-06 09:24:53.091Z
Centos compatibility

Excuse my ignorance, but I am new to Linux and am wanting to install talkyard in an old machine I found to play around with the setup. Is it compatible with centos 5? I can probably upgrade to 6 as a side project, but want to make sure what I’m getti...

SupportD12020-09-04 06:31:16.805Z
In Hugo demo, comment count increases even when cancel a post

Hi, I'm playing with Talkyard using the Hugo instructions at I'm using localhost to view my blog posts. When I click Reply to a post, the displayed count of comments is incremented; if I canc...

IssuesG12020-09-02 05:59:59.423Z
How to fix sameSite cookie issue

On my gatsby static site, the comments iframe appears in my local environment but when deployed I get the error: "Refused to frame '' because an ancestor violates the following Content Security Policy direct...

SupportM12020-09-01 02:33:38.374Z
Pointing Talkyard to a GitLab oauth 2 authentication provider

Hi, I've been trying to set up an on-prem, airgapped Talkyard instance, and wanted to leverage the oauth2 provider feature on our on-prem GitLab instance. I tried to read through this documentation as a reference:

SupportBB82020-08-24 17:32:21.044Z
Center the Talkyard Commentbox

Hello, is it possible to center the Commentbox on Ghost CMS. on Mobileview it looks good, but on Desktop is it on the left Site at the Page.

SupportHH22020-08-22 11:16:35.057Z
Bulk import from Disqus

I'm migrating over from Disqus to Talkyard, and I have a lot of old comments in Disqus. Fortunately Disqus allow you to export comments, so I'm wondering what the best way to import them into Talkyard would be. Just to be clear on what I'm asking, I ...

IdeasDHM2472020-08-17 04:40:11.400Z
Air gapped Talkyard

It'd be nice if Talkyard could just work, in an air gapped network. Maybe problems: Talkyard currently might want to download a font from Talkyard also does a request to Did I add the config value to prevent...

Ideas02020-08-15 04:23:58.541Z
403 Forbidden Attempting to use a *one*-time login secret 2 times

Good day, a problem occur while using "v0/login-with-secret?oneTimeSecret=" now. working just fine yesterday. this is the error message "403 Forbidden Attempting to use a one-time login secret 2 times"

IssuesD22020-08-13 15:20:50.859Z
Feature request: Statistics

It would be nice to have a central place (I imagine the Admin dashboard) where we could see some simple site-wide statistics, like total number of threads, total number of posts (per month maybe, as a graph, eventually). Here and now just the total n...

SupportC12020-08-12 19:47:53.752Z
Deleted posts can appear in search

How often does the search engine update? I'm asking since we had a user whose posts I had to delete, and subsequently, I also deleted my own posts that answered his. Some of these posts, while deleted, still appear in searches. Is this just because t...

SupportC12020-08-12 19:29:37.278Z

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SupportKDR3832020-08-12 04:35:48.843Z
Feature request: Disable all email notifications temporarily / scheduled

I often end up receiving 50-100 emails from Talkyard every day (or at least it feels that way). This is great because I get an email notification on my phone as soon as a user has sent a reply somewhere that I need to check. However, due to the sheer...

IdeasCC152020-08-10 14:30:26.343Z
Bug in Permissions?

I'm not quite sure if it's a bug or a if I'm misunderstanding something: There's a permission for "Edit other people's topics" and one for "Edit wiki posts". In my opinion it makes sense that if someone has the "Edit wiki posts" he can edit ALL wikif...

IssuesP62020-08-09 18:33:07.294Z
Core members shouldn't be reviewed

We have some core members of the team who will routinely go back and edit older posts. This right now causes them to appear as something an admin then needs to review. This is just busy-work. A core member should be trusted enough so that even edits ...

IssuesCC52020-08-02 20:06:52.077Z
Is it possible to put multiple threads on the same page?

I'm interested in whether it is possible to put multiple threads onto the same page simultaneously. The use case I am exploring for Talkyard involves attempting to achieve something not quite as sophisticated as commenting in a Google doc, but is alo...

SupportT12020-08-02 19:47:05.274Z
Support SAML login via Keycloak

It seems that via Keycloak, you can "add" SAML to Talkyard: (Talkyard probably will not support SAML natively the nearest many years, today is July 2020.) In Talkyard, configure OIDC login with Keycloak as the OIDC identity provider: https://www.keyc...

Ideas02020-07-29 09:13:13.457Z
Adding Tags to Talkyard

Time to add tags to Talkyard? TL;DR: (Too Long page, Didn't want to Read it) In a month? there'll be plain boring ordinary tags in Talkyard. And tag hierarchies, I hope. /TL;DR. Here's how tags could look. With colors (optionally), spaces allowed (op...

Ideas02020-07-21 06:14:56.920Z
Change Owner/Moderator

Is it possible to change the owner/moderator of an account which is serving comments for a blog? We realized that it would be better to have the moderation be done by another individual. Thanks!

SupportD2D222020-07-17 11:02:02.739Z
Questions about this software

Hello. I found this app and it looks it could meet my needs. I have a news community, and I discovered, which is software inspired in the old reddit, however, thought promissing it is still lacking in many aspects. My other choice was di...

SupportBC92020-07-16 01:44:11.068Z
French people can get weird usernames

See here for an example:

IssuesCC42020-07-11 11:45:44.444Z
Formatting code in upsert API changes ">" to HTML escaped version thereof ">"

See the script here:

SupportCC22020-07-11 11:43:43.776Z
Email login handling has problem with "." in it

Say I signed up with "", it seems that I can't log in with "", despite they are essentially the same.

SupportI12020-07-09 08:19:51.171Z
Add a rich text editor

Maybe use ProseMirror to build one? It supports both rich text and Markdown, and collaborative editing. Here Atlassian has published an open source editor built on ProseMirror: (found out abou...

IdeasJ22020-07-08 06:38:45.651Z
ERROR: for talkyard_search_1 Cannot start service search

I got an installation error on PVE LXC Ubuntu 20.04 and it looks like the search tool failed to install. Total reclaimed space: 537.4MB 2020-06-30T14:37:51+00:00 upgrade-script: Downloading version v0.6.68-c255d72... (this might take long) Pulling se...

SupportC22020-07-03 15:32:19.985Z
CSS (presumably) issue w/ embedded comments (probably just my mistake, will update if not)

The just the docs theme for jekyll (popular with docs, as I gather) seems to have a css issue with the comments snippet. Exact code at the time:

SupportXX32020-06-29 04:10:28.174Z
How to install Talkyard prod in a subdirectory?

We have an AWS Ubuntu 18.04 2GB RAM server running LAMP and another script in public_html. We need to install TalkYard at: Using the Github instructions, ( is it an Apache virtualhosts ...

SupportN32020-06-22 13:34:05.796Z
Potential bug: Pasting code gives error about having too many links

Hi @KajMagnus See Jon's input here: He can't paste code to our forum. Do you have any idea why it would think that these are links? He also tried pasting the code inside ``` lines to no avail.

SupportCC62020-06-20 20:18:38.796Z
How can I see how much storage is used in the hosted version?

In the hosted version the storage is limited depending on the plan. How can I see how much storage is used in the hosted version?

SupportM22020-06-20 04:59:57.220Z
Changing the colors

How to edit CSS to change the colors, to match your main website / your top header / your blog. Later, there'll be a user interface for this, so you won't need to edit any CSS code. Also, currently, the arrow background is white so if you change the ...

SupportC32020-06-18 06:09:06.938Z