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SupportKADD4792021-02-17 04:13:45.616Z
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: Make it possible to translate emails. Outgoi...

Development02021-02-24 08:58:55.897Z
Issues with @media print stylesheet

The avatars look atrocious in print. The biggest issue is the a[href]::after { content: " (" attr(href) ")"; } rule. Could we get a display: none for avatars and/or get the above rule limited to only the text of the comment? Speaking of print media,...

IssuesM22021-02-23 19:18:29.769Z
eMail verification needed also after Facebook and Twitter authentication

I'm configuring logins with Facebook, Twitter and Google for my commenting server. After configuring the logins I did a test with all 3 providers. All went smooth up to a point where Talkyard told me to verify my email address when I log in with Face...

IssuesM12021-02-23 11:05:22.045Z
Retina screenshots are double in size

Hi @KajMagnus Take a look at something like this page: I copy-pasted a screenshot on the Mac directly into the forum, but the screenshot appears as double the size. This is because the screenshot is coming fro...

IssuesC22021-02-23 10:56:22.076Z
"Not found" on forum link previews too often

Hi Magnus, If you take a look at this: Quoting a search on the forum shows "Not found". Just like it does for items it can't have access to. It would be better IMO if it didn't say "Not found". Just show the l...

IssuesC22021-02-23 10:51:39.233Z
API: Being able to fetch Topics based on answered state

Hi I would really like this feature, I think it can be really useful to other people as well. Background to explain the use case: We have a slack workspace filled with students and would like to make a bot that can notify students each morning of una...

IdeasJJ102021-02-23 10:33:42.219Z
Line edits & quote backlinks

Continuing this conversation with @KajMagnus on listeners for page loading. By the time I'm done with a day's programming at my job, most of my coding energy has been sapped, and I end up code a bit quick and dirty, so the script isn't elegant, but t...

IdeasS02021-02-23 10:26:49.739Z

Ty is open source, but is it "open for contributions"? There's not much documentation for prospective contributors, besides CONTRIBUTING.adoc, and Issues are disabled in GitHub. If I wanted to pick something up, how would one do that? (And I can see ...

DevelopmentN22021-02-22 20:23:34.491Z
What's missing in Talkyard

Here are things relatively many ask about, and that have not yet been implemented: Custom groups — now available, June 2019. You can add people to a group, and configure security permision and notification settings for everyone in the group at once. ...

SupportWDF362021-02-22 19:45:57.131Z
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Is there a way to detect page loaded event when navigating topics

I have a custom JS code that adds a link text when a page is loaded. On full page load, I can listen to the DOMContentLoaded event, but when it comes to navigating, none of the browser history events is fired therefore I need to listen to all clicks ...

IssuesSSS72021-02-22 19:20:26.343Z
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).

Issues32021-02-19 12:16:33.278Z
Different category per site for embedded comments

When using Talkyard for embedded comments from multiple sites it would be much more clearly layed out if for each website an own category would be automatically created. i.e.: Comments from the site "" should create a category "

IdeasM52021-02-18 15:27:54.874Z
How to run a Talkyard for embedded comments only (disable forum features)

Hi, I want to set up a Talkyard instance for handling embedded comments for my websites only. There is a feature flag in Admin -> Settings -> Features -> Enable discussion forum which can't be disabled once activated. I would like to disable this for...

SupportM32021-02-18 15:21:15.151Z
Has anyone a docker compose file installation

Has anyone a docker compose file installation

Support12021-02-18 15:13:28.532Z
How to enable OIDC login

Talkyard supports login with OpenID Connect (OIDC), including via Keycloak and Microsoft Azure AD. — Not yet well tested though, and the UI is a bit coarse; feedback is welcome. Here's how to enable OIDC login: Prerequisites A Talkyard site, you have...

How To12021-02-14 17:30:07.027Z
Feature consideration: Backlinks

We often have people link to other topics on the forum. It would be helpful that those links would appear on the page of the topic being linked to as well - like, automatic backlinks, ie. "This topic was referenced in XYZ"

IdeasCG112021-02-14 14:10:33.959Z
Feature request: Polls

How do we feel about polls? Reddit and Discourse support them, so...they might be a useful feature here. Personally I'd like to run a simple single-choice poll that closes after a fixed amount of time that registered users can vote on and discuss.

IdeasN12021-02-14 11:06:47.382Z
Talkyard Roadmap 2020

Go here instead: Talkyard Roadmap 2021 Old roadmap, from 2020, below: Here's what's next for Talkyard, in no specific order (except for "Sooner" and "Later"). Feedback is welcome; you can add comments below. Old roadmap, from 2018: Talkyard Roadmap 2...

DevelopmentJOE172021-02-14 10:40:20.396Z
German translation done

Hi @KajMagnus you seem to be the master of desaster when it comes to translations ;-) I think Talkyard is the best solution for adding comments to websites done with Ghost, thank you for sharing this great project. Unfortunately I need it in German f...

DevelopmentMM22021-02-12 18:14:34.937Z
Images are not protected by login

I have a deployment of Talkyard that is using Single-Sign-On and requires users to be logged in to view content. I noticed that images that are uploaded are not protected by login. For example, I can access this without being logged in: https://mytal...

Issues12021-02-12 16:34:19.340Z
Read API

An API which allows you to read information about one or more disscusionid's. I want it because I need to get the comment count on each of my blog cards. So before they opened the post, so people have an idea how much discussion is going on. If I tak...

IdeasSS42021-02-12 10:58:17.579Z
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...

DevelopmentHGC282021-02-10 23:30:01.667Z
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 ...

IdeasD2HM512021-02-10 13:49:21.990Z
How do I create new categories?

How can I make categories?

SupportL12021-02-10 11:57:24.563Z
Topics pinned to all categories not shown in other categories

If I pin a topic and mark it as pin in The whole forum, all categories, I'd expect it to appear pinned even if I drill down into a particular category. For example, I have a Rules topic I want pinned in every category. Instead, it only appears if I'm...

IssuesN12021-02-10 11:53:31.662Z
API request: export-site-json for a single category

Hi @KajMagnus Happy new year :) We are starting to integrate Talkyard with Clickup (we switched to Clickup for project management instead of using Monday). We've now successfully used the export-site-json function in Talkyard to export all of our exi...

IdeasC72021-02-09 18:44:53.186Z
Talkyard with Nginx as reverse proxy and Letsencrypt for https [Mini tutorial]

Hello. I finally made work my Talkyard instance with nginx as reverse proxy and letsencrypt for ssl, and it took me several hours so I thought I might leave this over here so others can do it in just minutes. Environment is a VPS with Ubuntu 18.04. 1...

DocumentationL52021-02-08 09:39:35.547Z
NHS Costs

Good Afternoon. We're keen to review using talkyard, however being an NHS organisation in the UK, it is unlikely that we would be able to secure any funding for such functionality. I was therefore wondering what plans were available to us as one Orga...

SupportA12021-02-03 16:29:10.515Z
Embedding Talkyard / Custom Template

I am looking for a replacement for discourse and talkyard seems like a top contender, but I would like the design of the forum to be fully integrated into my website. So I have a couple questions: Is it possible to embed talkyard on another page, lik...

SupportA2A242021-01-25 11:04:23.224Z
log in pop up options

i'm setting up blog comments for the first time. viewers have told me they don't want to create a new account. in settings, i clicked - allow to post with name or as guest. the log in button at the top of the comment frame opens the standard create a...

SupportKK122021-01-20 03:53:02.038Z
Questions regarding this forum

I have had an educational group for late stage cancer and Lyme patients on Facebook for about a year. The group is truly non-profit and designed to help people improve their quality of life and give them hope of new and unknown treatments that may ex...

SupportP22021-01-18 09:03:29.883Z
Integrating static site and institution SSO (which runs on Apache)

Here's what I'm trying to accomplish: I have a static website on a subdomain of my institute. I currently use Rmarkdown and hugo to build that content. I'd prefer not to use an iframe for talkyard since it makes the user experience pretty terrible. I...

SupportEE42021-01-12 17:20:49.751Z
CORS error while loading Blog Comments

I have my blog running at and I'm trying to use Talkyard for the first time. The moment page loads, console is bombarded with multiple CORS error upon trying to load the fonts. Is there any setting that I may have missed whic...

IssuesP42021-01-11 21:47:32.794Z
Feature request: Keyboard shortcuts

It would be great if we could do things we do often via keyboard shortcuts. For example: Cmd+Enter: Post question. C: Compose new question R: Reply E: Archive (mark closed for example) J/K: Next/previous (between threads or between posts in pages) N:...

IdeasCC312021-01-02 22:33:17.697Z
Access to talkyard directly as non admin for embedded blog comments only

Can someone who's not an admin access the forum and see all comments when logged in? As they can see on the website? Because I want some parts of the blog to be exclusive to sustain members. Or could I do such a thing through Talkyard using it's memb...

Support52021-01-02 22:00:16.457Z
Bug report: Keyboard shortcut dialog error

Hi @KajMagnus I just received this when I pressed: c, n, h talkyard-service-worker.min.js:10 SW: Service worker v0.2020.33-f2077676b loading [TyMSWVLDNG] talkyard-service-worker.min.js:10 SW: Already a WebSocket for user 100, need do nothing. [TyMSWA...

IssuesC22021-01-02 21:56:31.245Z
Forum link embeds always show the title of the page, not the linked-to post

If for example I want to link a user directly to a post inside a page, then the embed still shows the name and summary of the page, not the post. See example:

IssuesCC32021-01-02 13:26:48.255Z
Feature request: Mark problem solutions

Right now, our users post "Problems" in our "Support" category, and "Questions" in our "How to" section. This mostly works. However, quite often, a user has posted a problem for which we find a solution. Currently, a problem can just be marked Closed...

SupportC92021-01-02 12:57:35.856Z
Displaying multiple links causes bad formatting

I think it should be possible to list links on multiple lines like this and have it formatted slightly better :)

IssuesC22021-01-02 12:54:18.403Z