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Developer Diary, 2019
I'm starting a developer diary, inspired by Flarum and their Dev Diary (https://discuss.flarum.org/d/12325-dev-diary-beta-8). — I feel I've been working and working and working without telling people what I'm working with. And things take longer than...
Creating new topics in forum when Hugo blog is updated
As the title says, any way to do that?
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...
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 ...
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. github.author...
HTTPS SSL Certificate has expired
Hi guys, I've added your CNAME to my DNS. Now when a user goes to https://forum.mywebsite.com 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 The problem is, your SSL cert is out of date.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...
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?
$\LaTeX$ demo (works inside this topic only)
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org where the domain somewhere.com is configurable?
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...
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...
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?
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 Discourse.org Onebox as a library is even free to use and can be implemented in other systems too ht...
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!
Is a good idea to have a showcase board here, so we can see Talkyard forums in action.
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...
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 ...
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:...
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...
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?
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...
How do you want to build and upgrade, yourself?
For now, to build your own Talkyard images, you can do as described in: docs/testing-images-in-vagrant.md, however, the build script is nowadays called s/build-and-release.sh (not just s/release.sh). The testing-images-in-vagrant.md doc doesn't, howe...
Email/SMTP config forces to define an user and password, should be optional
We are using google as our relay SMTP server. We have to use that server without user and pass. Talkyard uses fake mail if user or password is not defined: https://github.com/debiki/talkyard/blob/67c11a773f8975410663b41723ece21214076e1c/app/debiki/Ma...
Email Replies (a la Discourse)
Hey gang - currently running Discourse but would love to switch to Talkyard. Does the app currently support email replies directly to the forum? If not, is there any plan to implement this in the future? Thanks, Jerry
upgrade docker-compose file draft
Hi, It was possible to use the new features of docker-compose. Please find a sample docker-compose.yml attached: docker-compose.yml (8.08 kB) Regards, Mustafa
Debiki as an Embedded Comment System?
Would you like to embed Debiki's comment system on a website of yours? You could then create static HTML pages, and nevertheless get a dynamic comment section, without needing any database. It'd be similar to e.g. Disqus. It could work as follows: Ex...
Re-send invitations to the same user
Hi @KajMagnus, I had this case that a user discarded his invitation by mistake and asked me to send a new one. I tried to send a new invitation but Talkyard refuses to send another e-mail. I see the progress wheel flashing for a second and then nothi...
Is it possible to use LDAP Authentication to sign in a user?
What API endpoints could be useful to you? What are your higher level goals, with calling them / what do you want to accomplish?
My users and I used a chat the other day and now I have 45+ notifications waiting for me. I figured viewing the most recent one from the chat would clear them all but it did not. Am I cursed to a life of 99+ notifications eventually?