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SupportAKLS2782020-01-13 23:33:03.640Z
Talkyard setup in Docker Container

Hello, I tried to setup talkyard on my Server. I used the official documentation on GitHub. The Container starts and running fine, but I think I have a wrong Nginx setup. I can access but not https://comments.das...

SupportHH142020-01-19 06:41:44.507Z
Filesize limitations to uploads

Idea/suggestion: Allow integration with third party storage services such as Azure Blobstorage, AWS or GCP. Or, have tiers we can opt into that allows customers to upload larger files. Right now we're having issues with customers who cannot upload sc...

SupportCC92020-01-14 05:48:16.226Z
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.

SupportC12020-01-08 16:19:50.345Z
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...

SupportDGMH142020-01-06 16:16:40.439Z
Post creation (upsert) API

Hi @KajMagnus. Thank you again for all your help designing & implementing the upsert API for categories. Our users are so happy with this feature :) I have another request in the same general area. We're building a feedback integration inside SoundFl...

IdeasCC322020-01-01 23:49:49.298Z
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 ...

IdeasDH382019-12-30 18:05:11.689Z
Use cases for team collaboration

As you know, @KajMagnus, I LOVE talkyard. We are starting a new development project internally that I'd love to host our collaboration chats, discussions and work items on TY (instead of Slack). This caused me to think that this could be a really via...

SupportCC42019-12-27 20:27:32.862Z
Showing and changing blog comments discussionId and URL

@KajMagnus for those posts prior to my setting up a discussionId parameter to make their comments portable, is there a way in the Admin view I can see an ID and then retroactively apply it to those older posts? Am doing some transitioning and hate to...

Ideas122019-12-20 01:46:38.919Z
Nuxt integration

Hi, I'm trying to integrate Talkyard comments into a Nuxt app but get the following errors: [Error] SyntaxError: Unexpected token '<' (anonymous function) ( [Error] Refused to load

SupportMM32019-12-11 15:49:18.555Z
Explain icons...
Translate into Russian

Make a translation into Russian

IdeasEN122019-12-07 08:27:30.042Z
Error creating a new post in the General group

If I try to add a reply to a post on the General group this error is shown: Something went wrong: [DwE500REX] java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException: Not implemented: Loading Everyone group members [TyE2ABKR05] at com.debiki.core.Prelude$.unimplem...

IssuesAA112019-12-05 17:15:14.973Z
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...

Ideas02019-12-05 07:30:04.224Z
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. ...

SupportDS132019-12-03 21:58:58.838Z
Potential bug in forum SSO login

We have a new user who can't log in via SSO. This is the error he's getting. Any ideas as to how/why this may happen?

SupportCC62019-11-26 07:50:40.937Z
User reputation?

What is the status of the user reputation system? Do user earn reputation like on Stack Exchange? I've been looking around for a few minutes and I don't see anything that would indicate a full reputation system is implemented, although I saw some dis...

SupportD72019-11-25 06:34:33.412Z
New version: Talkyard v0.6.50

(This new version is, as of 2019-11-23, available at Open source release in a few days or a week.) Breaking change, for self hosted Talkyard, with Gmail OAuth login: You need to go to Google developer's console, open your OAuth config s...

Announcements02019-11-23 12:10:11.401Z
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...

DevelopmentDIS102019-11-23 06:09:21.387Z
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...

DevelopmentST142019-11-21 06:25:41.185Z
Is there a LinkedIn integration?

Does Talkyard have a LinkedIn integration? Sometimes forum and blog admins want to let their users login only via LinkedIn.

Support12019-11-14 05:31:21.527Z
Export from hosted version to self-hosted version?

I'm considering installing and hosting Talkyard on my own server so I can have a more user-friendly email when people interact with Talkyard. I'm using the hosted version now, and would want to export all of my current data so I could move it to a lo...

Support22019-11-11 07:48:46.336Z
Translations - Testing

Hi there, is there a way to test a translation the easy way? I didn't found a hint where to put the language file to be able to choose it in talkyard. So does talkyard automatically scan the language folder an recognice a new file to show in admin se...

SupportB12019-11-01 18:41:09.503Z
Custom CSS and theming

Hey, I managed to get quite far with customizing the Talkyard CSS, but I have several issues: I don't understand the meaning of the class names. They don't seem to follow a logic or system and neither are they very descriptive. I'd rather start from ...

SupportK272019-10-17 09:09:53.088Z
Add a way to create events, with date and location

Hello, First thanks a lot for this great tool, it is amazing! I'm thinking to use it to help building a community that could (should) have meetings/events between each other, and these events should be proposed by the community. So my dream would be ...

IdeasT42019-10-16 06:46:49.683Z
Unnecessary "You have replies to posts of yours", for blog comments

If a blog visitor subscribes to comments for a blog post, then Talkyard lazy-creates a page for that blog post (so that there's something to subscribe to). However, Talkyard also sends a "You have replies" email, because of this new page, although th...

Issues02019-10-14 12:35:53.757Z
New version: Talkyard v0.6.49

So this is the first newsletter / announcement. I haven't been good at communicating what features and things appear in Talkyard — let's try to change that :- ) New features .... since the last few months: Discussion forum features: Custom user group...

Announcements02019-10-14 10:28:48.491Z
Low Friction Blog Comment Setup

I want to use Talkyard for blog comments. I’m having trouble setting it up the way I want. Could you tell me how to achieve the following: moderate all comments always only name and email required without account no login required So basically, a new...

IdeasNN92019-10-06 20:08:40.214Z
No settings tab in admin

The guide in the Admin section says I should look in the "Settings Tab" but I can see no settings UI of any sort. Also there seem to me no moderation tools either. I'm sure I'm just missing something obvious. thanks

SupportS52019-10-04 16:15:31.945Z
Dark mode - hexo

I followed the hexo instructions to try out and it worked ok once I removed some of the conditional expression. But my website has a black background and I want to be able to edit the css - ideally you'd have a dark mode ready to use. PS I had to cre...

SupportSS142019-10-04 16:06:44.421Z
Make Markdown preview optional for commentors?

I'm guessing most commenters (if I ever get any) will just type in text so the markdown preview may seem confusing. Perhaps the preview could be optional or on detection of markdown in text?

SupportSS42019-10-04 16:02:01.137Z
Error trying to change site name

In Admin area -> Settings -> Site, when I try to set a new address this error is show: Error 500 Internal Server Error Something went wrong: [DwE500REX] java.lang.RuntimeException: This statement modified 0 rows but should have touched exactly one r...

IssuesA12019-10-02 17:21:44.269Z
how to change reply-to on sign-up emails?

when someone else signs up into my forum, the reply-to on the sign-up email is - is there a way to change that?

SupportK12019-10-02 13:49:11.010Z
Bulk inviting people, via email address list

It'd be good if there was a way to upload a file with email addresses, and invite say 50 people at once — rather than clicking and typing 50 times to invite them one at a time. What about this comma-separated-file format: (namely each user on a separ...

IdeasH72019-10-01 06:15:45.959Z
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 ...

Support12019-09-30 05:53:01.335Z
Support RTL languages like Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, Kurdish, Urdu

To support RTL (right-to-left) languages, need to add CSS direction: rtl, and reorder UI widgets (in addition to adding i18n translation files).

IdeasJ62019-09-28 06:53:22.595Z
some upload png images converted to background black jpg

original file here's (transparent background png) (175.6 kB)

SupportD12019-09-22 06:33:34.539Z
SupportD12019-09-22 06:29:53.800Z
local installation with docker does not work

Hello everyone, I do not work the local installation with docker, does anyone know why? this is my log log.txt (11.01 kB)

SupportG22019-09-19 06:15:21.147Z
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...

DevelopmentHGG182019-09-18 21:34:47.243Z