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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...

SupportC02020-07-01 02:36:39.756Z
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
French people can get weird usernames

See here for an example:

IssuesC32020-06-28 13:42:33.573Z
Formatting code in upsert API changes ">" to HTML escaped version thereof ">"

See the script here:

SupportC12020-06-28 13:38:19.044Z
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
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. (There's an old tagging system but I think it needs to be rewritten: the...

Ideas02020-06-20 04:59:14.953Z
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
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. ...

SupportDS242020-06-15 17:56:29.140Z
Explain icons...
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"

IdeasCC42020-06-13 13:45:55.137Z

Chat about Talkyard and related things. E.g. ask quick questions.

SupportKRL3732020-06-13 08:31:50.190Z
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...

DevelopmentCR72020-06-10 01:35:55.630Z
Help choosing a path for shibboleth integration

Talkyard is an amazing piece of software. I'm hoping to use it to help researchers at my university share best practices and help each other with data analysis. You can see an example version of the site at . I'm t...

SupportEE22020-06-09 13:36:17.365Z
Feature request: Search API

I don't remember if we've discussed this elsewhere. As I do remember, we talked about it quite a bit, but it's a very long time ago. We're doing various integrations now, where we try to make it easier for users to find the forum and to use it more. ...

IdeasCC342020-06-09 12:07:37.737Z
Issue with formatting of code when using the upsert API

Hi @KajMagnus We're implementing our "Get Script Help" help panel inside SoundFlow, where a user can click a button to get help with the current script, and it will ask them a few questions before then auto-generating a forum entry for them. You can ...

IssuesCC72020-06-09 09:22:33.881Z
Feature request: New topic type: Article

We've changed the design a bit on our forum and I think we'd like to consider using Talkyard for our documentation (in a way you could say our "How to" category is already documentation-by-support) Here's an example:

IdeasCC42020-06-08 17:43:51.923Z
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! [Edit] R...

IdeasIU22020-06-08 17:43:17.825Z
blog comments: configure to require approval before being public

I see this in group-chat: yacax98 @yacax9819 days ago Hello! Could I configure talkyard for accept or not comments before be public? KajMagnus @KajMagnus19 days ago @yacax98 — yes, go here: https:// talkyard site /-/admin/settings/moderation and type...

IdeasS32020-06-05 06:02:38.221Z
Talkyard Roadmap 2018-06-24

Here's what's next for Talkyard — the items are not ordered, except for "soon" and "later". Feedback & change suggestions are welcome; add a comment below. Edit: This roadmap is old. There's a new roadmap here, from 2018-11-26. Now soon Theming. User...

DevelopmentM2D52020-06-05 05:55:01.672Z
Talkyard API authentication

To use non-public parts of the API, you need to generate an API secret: Go to https:// your talkyard site /-/admin/settings/features and click Enable API and save the settings. Now, the API tab appears — go there and generate an API secret. Note that...

DocumentationJ22020-06-04 10:35:37.458Z
Talkyard List API

There's a search API: POST /-/v0/search for full text search, and also an API at: POST /-/v0/list for listing for example the X most popular pages in a category, or the Y most recent posts across the whole forum. This topic is about the List API — wh...

IdeasP72020-06-01 08:39:12.990Z
New language: es_CL

Hello. I have made a spanish translation of Talkyard. I made some choices that you may or may not agree with. For instance "topic" is literally translated "tema", which actually means "subject". This is the most standard translation in other forum ap...

SupportL62020-05-30 20:43:07.372Z
Disable blog comments votes

Hi! I have self-hosted Talkyard. I am using as a comment system in mi blog. I want to disable votes for the comments. In admin area > Look and feel I see options for BLOG COMMENTS: One of that is: Blog post votes May blog readers Like or Disagree vot...

SupportSS22020-05-30 09:50:02.841Z
How to reset admin password?

I forgot my admin password. Is there a way for me to reset it via Postgres or something? I had not configured the email server so the forgot password doesn't work.

SupportN42020-05-30 07:52:10.742Z
Make it possible to re-configure Talkyard to be for blog comment only

[Edit by admin] I changed the title from "How can I configure and use as blog comment system only?", and changed topic type to Idea, instead of a question. Original question below. [/Edit] Is there any documentation? I dont know where is de developer...

IdeasSBS82020-05-29 17:41:47.436Z
Feature request: "Ask Question" on /categories page

We quite often have users who never find the "Ask Question" button. I guess they stay on the front page of the forum (the /categories view for us). Would it be possible to have the "Ask Question" button in the place where the forum admin currently ha...

IdeasCC152020-05-29 12:00:32.293Z
How can I set categories / all questions to be publicly viewable?

I've set up an account and changed the "admin" section here to make sure it doesn't require login to view questions. Then I set up a test-question with this URL: But when I try to access the page without an open u...

IssuesM2M232020-05-26 09:20:36.528Z
Can Ghost authors receive notifications when a comment is created on a post?

I have integrated TalkYard in my Ghost blog. So far, it's working great. I recently allowed other authors to create posts by creating them accounts under "Staff". When a comment comes on a post of theirs, I still receive an email notification. Is it ...

IdeasAP362020-05-21 21:57:27.061Z
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...

SupportB32020-05-21 09:06:20.032Z
Talkyard with Nginx as reverse proxy and Letsencrypt for https [Mini tutorial]

Hello. I finally made work my Talkyard instance with nginx as reverse proxy and letsencrypt for ssl, and it took me several hours so I thought I might leave this over here so others can do it in just minutes. Environment is a VPS with Ubuntu 18.04. 1...

DocumentationL12020-05-19 15:04:25.711Z
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...

SupportD2GMH222020-05-15 02:55:25.504Z
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...

SupportBB22020-05-14 18:07:12.720Z
Can you customize system notification text?

Is it possible to change the text that shows up in notifications like this one?

SupportM12020-05-09 06:23:30.713Z
Request: Allow upload of files with more than one dot in the name

Currently, users get an error about that it can't find the extension since the filename has more than one dot. This seems like a weird restriction, since filenames with multiple dots are perfectly valid filenames, and our users often get confused by ...

IssuesCC22020-04-30 10:34:48.770Z
Is there any API documentation?

I have successfully created an API key, but I can't find any documentation of the API, even a list of what endpoints are available. Where should I be looking?

SupportTB262020-04-26 21:41:49.531Z
How use Talkyard with

@bramscher posted a question about and Talkyard: (here)

SupportB242020-04-26 19:26:29.530Z
Talkyard Single Sign-On API

Talkyard has a Single Sign-On (SSO) API. To use it, you'll write some code, and edit Talkyard settings. (Note: 1) Currently the SSO API is for Talkyard's forum only — not yet implemented, for blog comments. 2) Later there will be OpenID Connect (OIDC...

Documentation02020-04-25 12:02:36.058Z
Talkyard API ideas

Here's an incomplete list of API features Talkyard could support: Find the 5 most popular questions on topic X, so those questions can be embedded within a page relating to that topic (mentioned here: )

Ideas02020-04-25 07:23:40.920Z
Feature request: Keyboard shortcuts

It would be great if we could do things we do often via keyboard shortcuts. For example: Cmd+Enter: Post question. C: Compose new question R: Reply E: Archive (mark closed for example) J/K: Next/previous (between threads or between posts in pages) N:...

IdeasCC22020-04-20 18:01:22.097Z