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Shall a trust level group mention include higher trust levels or not?
If mentioning a built-in trust level group, like @basic_members — does that include higher trust levels or not? To me,@basic_members, sounds as if higher trust levels are not included. However, if someone types @full_members, then that sounds as if h...
Group mentions broken
If mentioning a built-in group, like @core_members, then there's this error: "Got a group when trying to load member $groupId [EdE2SBA4J7]" because currently only individual people (but not groups) can be mentioned. Instead, either there should be a ...
Avoid unnecessary closed + reopened messages
Don't show messages like: X closed this topic 15 hours ago. X reopened this topic 15 hours ago. Because that's not interesting; nothing really happened. Instead, when someone clicks Close and then Reopen soon again, show no messages about that. The s...
configure https on prod-one
Hello, I would like to configure https access for my webserver using Talkyard. I suppose I have to obtain a let's encrypt certificate and then install it somewhere in the project, enabling some configuration files. Anybody can help me with a small tu...
Keep attached file name intact while downloading
When a user downloads an attachment, the file name seen in the post is replaced with some generated (hashed?) name which forces user to rename the file. It would be desirable to keep the original file name intact during download. Thank you!
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...
Permanently delete items
I noticed that in my own instance content deleted is hidden but not actually deleted off the server. This would raise issues if a user where to post illegal material as the website owner would still be liable if an investigator found it in the databa...
Clicking attachment would result nginx 500 Internal Server Error
Hi @KajMagnus, after the last deployment (on premise, v0.6.9-WIP-3-75eef8fa4), we are no longer able to open/save attachments. Following the attachment link would throw an internal server error. Here's what I see in the console (domain name edited) E...
Single-Sign-On for embedded comments, v1
This is how we're planning to make single-sign-on (SSO) for embedded comments work. (For SSO for the discussion forum itself (which isn't embedded), maybe it'll be some simple flavor of OpenAuth instead.) To single-sign-on, the server that generates ...
Profile pictures not shown
@KajMagnus, profile pictures (user uploaded) are broken in v0.6.9-WIP-3-75eef8fa4 (on premise installation). XML Parsing Error: no root element found Location: https://domain.com-/pubsub/subscribe/1-100?reqNr=3 Line Number 1, Column 1: 1-100:1:1 Err...
What API endpoints could be useful to you? What are your higher level goals, with calling them / what do you want to accomplish?
Do you we need a VPS to run Talkyard ? Will it work on normal shared hosting ?
Blog comments: The editor can hide the comment one replies to
When adding Talkyard comments to a blog, and clicking Reply: if the blog uses position: absolute for the <div> with the blog post and comments, then Talkyard's editor can appear above the comment one replies to, and one needs to close the editor, to ...
About the Bugs category
Things about Talkyard that are broken / makes it harder to use Talkyard.
Notifications generated for topics one may not access
If someone mentions a non-staff member, say @jane_doe, in a staff-only chat — then a notification about the mention is sent to that person (i.e. to Jane Doe). Then, when s/he clicks the notification, s/he gets an access denied error. (Thanks Burak fo...
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...
Say hello and tell us who you are. What are you looking for, how would you want to use this forum/chat software?
$\LaTeX$ demo (works inside this topic only)
How to show header like your site like Talkyard Community forum
Hi Kaj, Is there already a way to show header and logo in Talkyard-Prod. I need to do customization of Talkyard. Can you suggest something for it. Regards Arjun Singh
Configure password strength? (set minLength to 8)
By default it minLength is 10. I would like it to be 8. Didn't find any option for that. Would be nice if it where possible to use a configured from e.g. conf/web/create-password.conf.
No. of users and no.of domains for hosted services
Sorry if these are simple questions to which I should know the answer. For a business user purchasing your hosting services, are there any restrictions on: (1) whether all users need to be from the same domain (that is, could some users be "xxxx@doma...
Bugs: Invites = broken. Cannot have many identities
1. There's a problem with invites: invided users cannot choose a password, so they cannot really login. I've fixed it an will deploy the fix maybe tomorrow morning. ( & will add end-to-end tests for this) (What's an invite? It's when you click the In...
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. Now soon Theming. User friendly way to edit colors and make one's Talkyard site look like a pa...
Disable/Enable global categories like ideas
While going through the initial setup you get asked if you want to have questions, ideas, problems, discussions, ... As I wanted to see how all of them look I said yes to all of them. My primary use case would be questions so when sending I out initi...
How can I connect external Postgresql Database to Talkyard-Prod
I am trying to connect my own PostgreSQL database to Talkyard-Prod after editing play.conf. Is it possible to connect external postgreSQL database ?
New line displayed as "âŠ" in Prism.js
New lines in Prism.js box are displayed as "âŠ", don't know why and how to hide that. Screenshot shows the problem. It is probably Talkyard related, because "âŠ" shows only here. For example Prism.js works completly fine when loaded from the same .cs...
Syntax highlighting like on Github
Strange problem with Prism.js syntax highlighting
Hey, since talkyard doesn't support native syntax highlighting I'm trying to set it up with Prism.js. However it works only partially, some code has syntax highlighting, some don't. Attached screenshot shows the problem. I used "Look and feel"/"CSS a...
Displaying, sorting, filtering by tags in the topic lists
Would it or is it possible to implement filtering by tag, assignee, milestone etc. in the topic list? Also it would be great to be able to set a default view, for instance by default show only the Waiting items in a Problem category.
How can I edit a tag?
I’d like to change the displayed name of a tag I created – while keeping it attached to posts where it’s attached. How can I do that?
Error after installation ran successfully
Hello there, I followed all the instructions to the T on this page: https://github.com/debiki/talkyard-prod-one The only deviation is that I used a 1 GB droplet (on DigitalOcean) instead of 2 GB. Still, the steps ran smoothly without any issues. But ...
Self-hosted installation - docker containers guidance
Hi, I think I am ready to move from Disqus comments to Talkyard comments for my blog. I would like to use self-hosted solution. I don't want to run any scripts/compose file offered, mainly because I already have my website running using docker-compos...
Can I remove the "@someone deleted this topic n seconds ago" message?
I tested out the comments on a local instance of my site. I ended up with: A new topic (comments for page at ...) Comments on this new topic So I deleted the comments, and then (to see what happens) I deleted the topic. Now I have a seemingly permane...
Can Chat be turned off on the self-hosted version?
We currently have Slack & Hangouts Chat, so we're not interested in the Chat functionality and would like to turn it off. Is it possible to do this easily? I suppose I'd say this is a feature request to make that a setting if I didn't miss it :) Plea...
Embedded comments for Hugo
Quick test if this is for you You can try out Talkyard at your site, without signing up or installing anything: Add this where you want the commetns to appear, for example, in ./themes/YOUR_THEME_NAME/layouts/_default/single.html, in a new <section> ...
Can I test Talkyard on a local static site before deploying?
I like to preview my statically generated site (Octopress/Jekyll) on my local machine or an internal server before deploying to the public server. Is it possible to test talkyard.net hosted comments in such a setup?
Is there a level between "account required" and "totally anonymous"?
I'm using Talkyard for embedded comments, and it looks like any commenter will need to create a new account just to be able to comment. I can see people accepting this with eg. Disqus because one account will work for many sites. But for a per-site s...
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 ...
Using Octopress/Jekyll, but can't get embedded comments to work
I'm using Octopress, which is just based around Jekyll (it's an older version, 2.5.3). I've followed the Jekyll instructions and have gotten as far as seeing TEST001 on a post. However, there's no comment form. I just see: I had to tweak the Jekyll s...
About the Development category
Anything related to developing Talkyard, e.g. writing source code, discussing what to build and how, and questions about the development environment.
About the Ideas category
Suggest new features, or things to change, or remove.
About the Support category
Here you can ask about EffectiveDiscussions, and tell us if something seems broken.