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SupportKLDH1682019-04-13 05:27:46.301Z
New problem append/insert split commenting is confusing

I'm not sure the split of the way problem commenting is an improvement. It feels very confusing to me the way the buttons are laid out. Is there a chance you could make this feature opt in? I'm aware it may just need some getting used to it, but that...

SupportCC162019-04-22 15:11:42.326Z
Disabling 3rd party cookies in one's browser breaks blog comments login

If you disables 3rd party cookies, then you cannot login to an embedded blog comments discussion. Because then no user id cookie is sent to the Talkyard server, and then the server doesn't know you're logged in. In fact, the server replies null to a ...

Support12019-04-20 11:26:40.185Z
CSP (content-security-policy) errors prevent test on local Hugo install

Posted this question in and to @KajMagnus's via Twitter but haven't received an answer... Want to test Talkyard on my local Hugo install to decide whether to sign up, but keep getting the CSP...

Support182019-04-20 11:26:16.023Z
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 ...

SupportDS62019-04-20 05:37:09.420Z
Single-Sign-On and API

Here is how Talkyard's API and Single-Sign-On via API can look and work. Would you like to post feedback? Endpoints and Single-Sign-On Call the API like so, from your backend application servers: POST /-/v0/login-or-signup + json payload, see below ...

IdeasC292019-04-16 14:44:07.687Z
Talkyard Roadmap 2018-11-26

Here's what's next for Talkyard. Feedback & change suggestions are welcome; you can add a comment below. If you compare with the previous roadmap you'll notice that things have taken longer than planned — and that's one reason why I'll focus on makin...

DevelopmentIDS102019-04-16 13:31:53.172Z
K8s, Swarm, Traefik and Talkyard

It'd be good if Talkyard was simple to configure together with Kubernetes and Docker Swarm. And Traefik or Caddyserver (proxy servers with automatic HTTPS). Maybe these could be the first steps: (or "all" that's needed?) Provide a sample Docker-Compo...

DevelopmentSGH162019-04-15 08:51:34.532Z
gravatar support

I'm curious if gravatar support can be incorporated, so I'm not uploading my image over and over?

IdeasT12019-04-08 17:21:05.982Z
Is there a way to detect page loaded event when navigating topics

I have a custom JS code that adds a link text when a page is loaded. On full page load, I can listen to the DOMContentLoaded event, but when it comes to navigating, none of the browser history events is fired therefore I need to listen to all clicks ...

IssuesS2S242019-04-08 07:32:46.914Z
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Getting a `No XSRF cookie` response when modifying user name and full name on google signup

Steps to reproduce: Signup with a fresh Gmail account Once redirected to the form where a username and fill name can be updated, make updates and submit the form See the response 403 Forbidden No XSRF cookie [DwE7GCV0] The token is actually sent in ...

SupportS2S222019-04-08 06:20:22.702Z
What's missing in Talkyard

Here are things relatively many ask about, and that have not yet been implemented: Custom groups. Mobile app notifications and desktop notifications. (Currently, you get notified via email instead.) "Enterprise" login: LDAP / ActiveDirectory login, S...

Support02019-04-01 13:46:33.152Z
Private channels / topics?

Hi, maybe that's been answered somewhere but I couldn't find it. Is it possible for admins and other users to create private channels and / or topics which are invite only? Like in Slack or Rocket.Chat for example? If not, is this feature planned? I ...

IdeasN12019-03-30 05:12:14.551Z
Developer Diary, 2019

I'm starting a developer diary, inspired by Flarum and their Dev Diary ( — I feel I've been working and working and working without telling people what I'm working with. And things take longer than...

Development22019-03-22 09:09:53.319Z
Creating new topics in forum when Hugo blog is updated

As the title says, any way to do that?

SupportO12019-03-21 18:12:13.428Z
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 ...

Support02019-03-21 12:21:32.461Z
Configurable Github User's Email API to support Github Enterprise

I've tried to configure the authentication for Github Enterprise using Github OpenAuth. However, it failed where it calls to the /user/emails api from the Github server. Can you please make it be configurable like other endpoints? (e.g.

IdeasD2152019-03-17 05:06:06.420Z
HTTPS SSL Certificate has expired

Hi guys, I've added your CNAME to my DNS. Now when a user goes to they see the discussion forum that's hosted on your server. The problem is, your SSL cert is out of date. Do I need to provide my own certificate? I presume...

SupportR52019-03-12 13:11:40.980Z
Make up failing on 'ed-logging' dependency

Hello! When I run the "make up" command, it gets stuck on an error: [error] (update) sbt.librarymanagement.ResolveException: unresolved dependency: community.ed#ed-logging_2.12;0.0.2: not found Is this a known issue?

IssuesT72019-03-11 04:41:38.995Z
$\LaTeX$ demo (works inside this topic only)

Update, May 2018: If you have created a Talkyard community, you can make LaTeX work, over there, by adding this script: <script type="text/javascript" async src="

SupportUIUAW122019-03-09 11:42:35.568Z
Self-hosted installation - docker containers guidance

[Edit by KajMagnus] Now (Mars 2019), I added instructions here about how to integrate Talkyard into one's own Docker-Compose stack, which was what this question was mostly about. [/Edit] Hi, I think I am ready to move from Disqus comments to Talkyard...

SupportDGM132019-03-06 13:24:52.640Z
question(pricing): Blog Comments free plan

1. Summary I would like to clarify the limits for Blog Comments free plan. 2. Details Documentation: €0 if your blog gets less than 24 comments and 24 000 page views per year. 24 comments — year limit for all blog or for blog page? 24 000 views — yea...

SupportK22019-03-05 11:55:44.533Z
A seperate page for New Thread submission

Having a dedicated page for posting a new thread would help the integration on my website, where I have a sidebar featuring the recently created topic titles, and a "New Thread" submit button, to encourage thread creation. This separate page to direc...

Ideas12019-02-25 16:59:45.681Z

Is it possible to have thumbnails for talkyard? I think that would help users to process information not just through text but also through images and give an idea what the thread may be about. I kinda tried it by just uploading an image in the post ...

IdeasSS22019-02-22 21:16:58.103Z
Making the topic list buttons understandable?

People who don't use computers a lot, get confused by the topic list buttons. That is, these: They think that "Active, New, Top" refer to the "All categories" button, and are unsure about if the list below shows categories, or topics (they don't both...

IdeasS32019-02-21 00:17:51.162Z
Cleaner Code Todo List

Post comments here, about how to improve the Talkyard source code. Then I or someone will look into doing those things. Example: A React.js component makes you confused, by mixing presentation things and application logic. Or there's a Scala class wi...

Development12019-02-07 19:05:11.003Z
Real-time notification stops working

Hello! I've deployed a talkyard for my community but after a few seconds the real-time notification stops working and I need to refresh the page. I've check the logs and I have a "client prematurely closed connection while sending to client" right al...

IssuesT282019-02-07 18:40:57.006Z
Allow email domains be black/whitelisted? Perhaps to a single domain?

Locking down registration to a single domain would be greatly appreciated; that is, denying registration approval if the email is not where the domain is configurable?

IdeasZ22019-02-07 18:32:54.822Z
Bug: If adding a 2nd Gmail email, the verification email gets sent to one's 1st address

To reproduce: Create an account with a Gmail address. Then go to https://talkyard-server/-/users/the-username/preferences/account and connect a 2nd Gmail address. The verification email, to check that this addr works, gets sent to the first and prima...

Issues02019-02-01 12:29:52.559Z
Configuring OpenAuth login for your own Talkyard

Here's brief info about how to configure Gmail, Facebook, Twitter and GitHub OpenAuth login, for your self hosted Talkyard server. If you try to follow these instructions — mabye you'd like to contribute with images and screenshots that illustrates t...

Support02019-01-29 13:50:57.692Z
How can i add languages?

I wanted to translate from English to Portuguese from Portugal, is it possible? Or do i have to translate and send .ts to the developers?

SupportP12019-01-29 12:03:37.003Z
Turning media URLs into simple HTML previews of the resource

A feature that I would like to see here is that of turning media URLs into simple HTML previews of the resource. Something like the onebox feature of Onebox as a library is even free to use and can be implemented in other systems too ht...

IdeasI32018-12-30 10:47:46.151Z
Topic type 'Link'

I was looking at the topic type function here and I think this is a great feature, but I miss the 'link type' topic. Users sometimes like to share just links, and this type of topic could come very handy. Reddit is built around this feature!

IdeasI12018-12-30 10:42:19.116Z
Showcase board

Is a good idea to have a showcase board here, so we can see Talkyard forums in action.

IdeasIC22018-12-30 10:34:21.161Z
How to setup multiple instances on one server?

I’ll like to setup forums for three different communities but want to do so using just one server. Did not find this in the installation instructions. Will like to know where to start. I’ll do a pull request to the installation instructions when I ge...

SupportGI62018-12-13 15:17:45.505Z
Making Talkyard contributor friendly

Talkyard is open source, and it'd be good if it was simpler to contribute, without running into confusion e.g. when building images, or reading the source code. This is a roadmap for making it simpler, to contribute. A simpler build system. Assuming ...

Development02018-12-02 14:06:50.795Z
Floating action button for new topics

Here another idea: instead of the 'new topic' button on the top of the frontpage I would like to see a floating button for new the new topic action. This is practical and mor modern. Twitter has it as Google plus and a lot of other aplications https:...

IdeasI12018-11-30 07:52:51.226Z
Embedded forum categories

Right now, one can embed Talkyard discussion pages, to use as embedded blog comments, like Disqus comments. (Here's a landing page for such embedded comments: /blog-comments/. ) It'd be nice if one could also embed whole forum categories, and have em...

IdeasA42018-11-27 15:18:04.083Z
Using / installing talkyard as the comment system for a wordpress site

Hello, just like discuss, how would we use talkyard as the comment system for our wordpress website? I get that we would need a separate talkyard server, but then how do we integrate the comments to show up / be part of the wordpress comment system?

SupportE32018-11-21 04:21:28.491Z
Slow server @talkyard

It's getting increasingly frustrating that we're being met with "Server is slow right now" messages on a regular basis. Is there any fix for this coming up or will this continue to happen as often as it does now? Customers are complaining about it, i...

IssuesC132018-11-09 15:42:04.474Z