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SupportDZA312018-08-09 01:12:54.535Z
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...

Support22018-08-14 07:57:10.167Z
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 ...

Bugs12018-08-14 07:50:13.498Z
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...

Bugs02018-08-14 07:48:47.325Z
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...

SupportBB82018-08-13 13:25:59.744Z
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!

IdeasM12018-08-11 08:38:22.672Z
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...

SupportG42018-08-11 07:59:54.065Z
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...

IdeasHH22018-08-10 17:13:31.606Z
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...

BugsM22018-08-10 16:59:13.095Z
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 ...

IdeasNSC152018-08-10 15:49:36.953Z
Explain icons...
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: Line Number 1, Column 1: 1-100:1:1 Err...

BugsM12018-08-09 23:44:09.949Z
Talkyard API?

What API endpoints could be useful to you? What are your higher level goals, with calling them / what do you want to accomplish?

Ideas142018-08-08 15:45:19.932Z
Hosting requirements

Do you we need a VPS to run Talkyard ? Will it work on normal shared hosting ?

SupportMG162018-08-06 17:21:21.737Z
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 ...

Bugs02018-08-05 11:32:49.380Z
About the Bugs category

Things about Talkyard that are broken / makes it harder to use Talkyard.

Bugs02018-08-05 11:29:20.781Z
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...

Bugs02018-08-03 07:26:19.121Z
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...

BugsT62018-08-02 13:34:47.606Z

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SupportNT82018-07-31 01:10:05.766Z
$\LaTeX$ demo (works inside this topic only)

Update, May 2018: If you have created a Talkyard community, you can make LaTeX work, over there, by adding this script: <script type="text/javascript" async src="

SupportUIUAW122018-07-25 10:40:59.487Z
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

SupportE22018-07-20 15:33:11.029Z
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.

SupportD32018-07-20 15:21:05.594Z
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...

SupportA22018-07-15 16:46:07.781Z
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...

Bugs12018-07-13 05:44:39.302Z
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...

DevelopmentD22018-07-10 19:59:49.723Z
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...

SupportDD22018-07-08 07:10:08.839Z
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 ?

SupportE32018-07-02 15:05:48.352Z
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...

SupportV52018-06-29 21:15:53.293Z
Syntax highlighting like on Github

On Github I can choose a language formatter by typing the language identifier after the first ``` 3 backticks, like this: ```js my javascript code here `` ` The extra space should be disregarded, only there to bypass the formatting end tag. Would th...

IdeasC12018-06-25 04:29:11.575Z
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...

SupportVV22018-06-25 04:20:24.586Z
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.

IdeasCC22018-06-18 16:07:39.235Z
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?

SupportPT222018-06-18 13:48:09.248Z
Error after installation ran successfully

Hello there, I followed all the instructions to the T on this page: 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 ...

SupportX22018-06-10 11:49:23.521Z
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...

SupportD232018-06-08 03:11:16.834Z
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...

SupportD32018-06-08 01:54:58.304Z
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...

IdeasD2DD2102018-05-31 13:51:11.749Z
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> ...

Documentation02018-05-03 05:46:11.898Z
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 hosted comments in such a setup?

SupportD72018-05-01 06:32:38.359Z
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...

SupportD72018-05-01 06:07:53.451Z
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 ...

SupportD42018-04-30 15:51:13.933Z
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...

SupportD112018-04-23 14:07:37.206Z
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Development02018-03-13 07:16:15.316Z
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Ideas02015-09-19 08:28:41.117Z
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Support02015-09-19 07:41:47.183Z