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Feedback from a user to my site: iPhone commenting difficult
"By the way, I tried to leave a comment on the site but the comment plug-in kept bouncing the view all over the place on my iPhone. I think it was trying to show the comment preview on each edit, but it made it pretty difficult to type out a response...
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Talkyard setting X-Frame-Options to deny always?
Hi all, I'm at my wits end on this one. I'm running talkyard on a digital ocean server using a reverse proxy behind nginx. Everything about accessing talkyard itself works correctly (i.e. I can go to comments.mywifesblog.com fine and interact with ta...
More prominent search field
I would absolutely love it if there was an option to make search in the forum a more prominent feature. See our Help Center here for an example: https://help.soundflow.org/ Essentially, I'd love it if there was a search bar in the top of the category...
Deployment - microservices for Kubernetes
My intention really was to introduce myself, and say some things about forum software, and nice things about ty. There is perhaps not an appropriate place to do that. So probably I shouldn't. I do think, for modern forward looking multi-use forum/int...
Talkyard Roadmap 2021
Here's what seems to be next for Talkyard. in no specific order (except for the headings "Sooner", "Later" etc). Feedback is welcome; you can add comments below. Old roadmap: Talkyard Roadmap 2020. Sooner: Blog comments SSO (Single Sign-On) — done, n...
Gain account levels based on number of upvotes & likes received
Currently, the forum accounts level-up after a number of interactions (posts, comments). This works fine for controlling spam at the start (accounts at lvl 0 have restrictions). However, from level 1 forward, I would like to instead reward users for ...
Bug: Multiple notification emails for a single post
I noticed recently that I've been receiving duplicate email notifications for the same post. At first, I thought maybe the user was deleting their post and re-posting it, but I realized today that this seems to be a TalkYard bug. If a user replies to...
Rules for Becoming Full Member?
I read in the chat that the Trust Levels are not fully implemented yet, and not documented (which makes sense). I also read that Trust Level Full Member can already be acquired. I noticed that you can edit a wikified Question/Post from Trust Level 3 ...
Feature request: User flair
I run a forum that offers technical support for my product. Users can offer support to each other, but I'd like for there to be a way for users to visually see the difference between a user offering support to another user and an official representat...
TalkYard mentioned on Running in Production podcast
I was a guest of a podcast recently, and they asked me about which services help me run my business, so I talked for a few minutes about how much I love TalkYard: https://runninginproduction.com/podcast/105-tinypilotkvm-lets-you-remote-control-your-s...
Questions about student groups and categories
Hi @vivanov, I'm copying this from the chat — here in this topic there's no 400 limit. Hi All, I'm sorry, kindly ask you to explain me or get direct link to description. Use case: I'm going to use TalkYard as collobaration place for students. I sent ...
How can I add topics via API?
I'd like to move over some posts from my existing forum via the API. I checked the documentation regarding creating pages and post replies, but couldn't really find what I was looking for. Is this the endpoint for adding a new topic? (I wasn't sure i...
How to Import Discussions to Talkyard
If you have an already existing discussion forum, you can import it to Talkyad, by generating JSON for the users, discussion pages and categories there. Do as follows: Somehow generate JSON with the structure Import Format v0.2021 shown below. This i...
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Azure AD B2C, no UserInfo URL
Hello, we're trying to integrate Talkyard OIDC with our backend B2C tenant and B2C doesn't support the UserInfo URL. I've noticed in some other OIDC integrations, there is a property to not require the UserInfo URL during OIDC authentication. I don't...
IE 11 not working
I'm not sure if IE11 is not supported by purpose, or if it's just an accident? It's just a pity that many of our users are working in predefined environments and cannot choose to upgrade the environment.
How to Create Pages and Categories and Post Replies via API
[Update, 2021-11-05] This API, /-/v0/upsert-simple, is now a bit deprecated. Instead, there's a new Do API, at /-/v0/do, via which you'll be able to create pages and replies. And you can do other things too, e.g. having someone Like an idea and subsc...
How to upgrade from a trial to paid account?
I created the "free trial version" of my forum, but now can't seem to find any place to upgrade to a paid account. @KajMagnus could you add some info on how to upgrade to a paid account? Thanks :)
Is there a way to ban accounts or IP addresses? It seems like the only options are to suspend accounts temporarily, but if a user posts spam, I'd like to force them to do a little more work and create a new account. If I just delete their messages, t...
Questions about changing the embedded comments address?
If you have any questions or thoughts about why / how change the address to your Talkyard comments site (if any), you can write here. (Background: For talkyard.net blog comments sites with auto generated names, there's an admin message about changing...
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. This page is about SSO when accessing the Talkyard site directly, but you can also add SSO to embedded comments at your website, if any, see: How ...
How to Like and Subscribe to Pages via the API
You can let your users Like vote a Talkyard page, and subscribe to it via the API. But first, read about the Talkyard API authentication, including about how to enable the API. Now. Let your backend server, with an API secret, do as follows: Send a P...
Make it possible to translate emails
Currently Talkyard's user interface can be translated to other languages — need to make email translatable too (incl email subject line I suppose).
Allow "bot"/app posts on pages for linking to other services
We're moving from ClickUp as the backend for managing bugs, roadmap items etc. to Linear.app. Just take a look at this beautiful UI to see why: One of the big benefits of Linear is that it can integrate directly into Intercom, our support system, and...
Is there Sitemap.xml and is it needed?
Related to Google SEO: does taptalk offer a forum sitemap.xml? And if not, is it required for good Google indexing of the forum? What is the recommended approach?
TypeError: e is null
Hi, is there an issue with Talkyard if nobody had a comment? For example, on https://horstmann.com/unblog/2021-08-02/index.html I get TypeError: e is null but on https://horstmann.com/unblog/2020-05-20/index.html with what seems to be the same invoca...