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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...

IdeasDDD102018-05-31 13:51:11.749Z
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?

SupportD272018-05-01 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...

SupportD272018-05-01 06:07:53.451Z
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...

SupportD2112018-04-23 14:07:37.206Z
Talk yard installation

hi, I am new to this talk yard ,I wanted to install talk yard on my web page .please suggest from where to start.I read some installation steps in git hub but still i am unable to understand it..

SupportA12018-03-17 11:38:46.127Z
Design changes

Hello, i want to suggest a few design changes. As how it is now, for me, it's not much visual appealing and somehow looks confusing. So, let's start: -Fixed navbar at top I do not see why is a navbar fixed at top(mobile view), as it do not provide an...

IdeasRR22018-03-15 16:23:53.663Z
Installation Question on Step 2: Prepare Ubuntu

Hello! I was following the instructions on GitHub to install Effective Discussions (https://github.com/debiki/ed-prod-one) and, upon running the command in step 2: ./scripts/prepare-ubuntu.sh 2>&1 | tee -a ed-maint.log i got this screen, which i was ...

Support32017-10-22 06:13:22.708Z
Is this in Step 3: Install Docker an error?

Hello :-) In Step 3 of the installation instructions (Install Docker), something that looks like an error happens. First, the amount of time left for the installation to be completed keeps increasing. After about 5 minutes, it plateaus at about 22 ho...

Support32017-10-22 06:09:05.441Z
Is this in Step 8: "Install and start latest version" an error?

Hello :-) When attempting to run ./scripts/upgrade-if-needed.sh 2>&1 | tee -a ed-maint.log in Step 8 of the installation instructions, i also get what appears to be an error: Should i carry on with Steps 9 and 10? Or should i wait to figure out why i...

Support12017-09-18 14:43:08.800Z
How do I delete a category?

I created some categories I don't want and I can't figure out how to delete them. Can someone help me do that? Thank you.

SupportS22017-02-01 10:35:03.301Z
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Open-ended-questions.org discussion system

I'm thinking about using [the discussion system in use on this site] for Open-ended-questions.org. Here's a noisy demo, and here is a "real" (non-demo) page. Some things that are missing: A reputation system Tagging questions, search by tags A questi...

IdeasUUUM52015-09-19 08:06:41.970Z
Semantics of an upvote - how to deal with it?

One of issues of different social and discussion sites is that up/downvotes have unclear meaning. Is it liking that someone is posting something ("thanks for sharing"), or liking its content (easthetically, intellectually, socially, emotionally, ...)...

IdeasU142015-09-19 08:04:38.696Z
Debiki issues

Issues and question related to Debiki (curious if it will work). [Edit: Nowadays, year 2015, please instead post a new topic for each issue or question. /KajMagnus]

SupportUAUT82015-09-19 07:55:19.950Z
Debiki feature requests

Debiki feature requests. [Edit: Nowadays please instead post each idea as a separate topic. /KajMagnus]

IdeasU342015-09-19 07:52:48.971Z
Visualizing Markdown's double space line breaks

How will this Markdown source render: (will there be a line break?) Roses are red Violets are blue You should have no idea, since any trailing spaces are invisible (they indicate line breaks, in Markdown). Also you don't know which particular Markdo...

IdeasU02013-06-16 18:11:40.394Z