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Anthony Francis
Anthony Francis

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How do you make the homepage feed public?

I recently deployed forem but I'm having issue with making the story feed public. At the moment it requires a user to sign in to see the feed.

Is there a way to not have to be signed in to see the feed?

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Ella (she/her/elle)

Hey @anthonyfrancis congrats on deploying your Forem!

Check out the Public settings under Admin > Customization > Config > User Experience and Brand (documentation for that section can be found here)

Feel free to reply to this comment if you're having any trouble finding your way around and one of our team will be happy to help you out.

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Michael Kohl • Edited

Also, under Admin > Customization > Config > Authentication make sure that your Forem instance is NOT in invite-only mode:

We do use the value of this setting in a few places to determine if a Forem instance is considered private or not. I know it's confusing to have two similar options and I already started a discussion about standardizing around one.

For the feed the setting @ellativity suggested works but to avoid other suprises you should make sure that these two settings agree for the time being.