Forem Creators and Builders

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Ella Ang (she/her/elle)

A work in progress... trying to enrich others' lives and build the world we want to live in

Location CΓ΄tes-d'Armor, France Joined Joined on  Personal website https://www.forem.com github website

Education

University of Strathclyde (Community Education) + University of Essex (Philosophy + Politics)

Work

Community Associate at Forem

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Embedding iFrame in the editor

Sorry @lee , having a slow day. I had a hunch that iFrames ar...

Cover image issue when publishing articles using API

Thanks for elaborating on this, @varhal . I see your point. I...

Dashboard Sort and Filter

+1 for more content filters everywhere! @bobfornal this is...

Embedding iFrame in the editor

Hey @lee - thanks for this question. I think it's part of a ...

Cover image issue when publishing articles using API

Hey @varhal , all cover images are constrained to 1000 x 420 ...

Enable anchor links to headings on dev.to

There have been so many times I would have found having these...

Podcast page improvements

I'm sure this is one that @lee is happy about πŸ™Œ

Anonymity Posts

Absolutely! These are the conversations that get my community...

Enable anchor links to headings on dev.to

Ikr! The number of times I have wished for this... Thanks @...

Anonymity Posts

I am pretty conflicted about this one. On the one hand, I ...

Cannot Remove an Article from Reading List

Cheers, Bob! I've reopened it for you and added the confirmat...

Add image(s) to a listing

Hey Oli, thanks for this suggestion. It makes sense, and I've...

Cannot Remove an Article from Reading List

Hey @bobfornal , this looks like a bug, you're right. Since ...

How to edit welcome notification forem codebase

Because you didn't use the Forem self-host repo and guide to ...

How to edit welcome notification forem codebase

Hey @navjotbabrah - welcome. Can you please tell us more ab...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean

If you want to keep your Test Forem, but turn it into your Re...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean

Thanks for clarifying! If you want to change your domain fr...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean

Oh, it was more of a question than an answer! I was asking w...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean

Hey @varhal - nice one on getting your Forem installed and w...

Yet another Forem-based community successfully deployed and growing 🌱

Nice one, @oli ! Congrats on getting your Forem up and runnin...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @noeltim - welcome, and congrats on successfully hosting...

Search within tag

Hey @xanderyzwich - great suggestion! I believe that it ove...

Tag Categories

Thanks for this question @ecobrett - I believe the tag categ...

New selfhost default email & future choices.

Thanks for clarifying this, Dan! πŸ™

New selfhost default email & future choices.

Hey @ecobrett Congrats on successfully following Self-host a...

Is there a PHP version of forem?

Hey @posandu thanks for this question. We're not sure what...

Feature Request: Paste Image

If you have the image URL online, you can link to that direct...

Relieving Fears Around Reposting Content from Other Websites

This is really handy advice, @terabytetiger , and a really he...

Unelma.dev is live

Hey @ashishsarout , @tespok is sharing the Forem they have i...

Welcome thread - v1

This is absolutely fine, Joshua! Thanks for clarifying this. ...

Welcome thread - v1

Glad you could join us, @dominicduffin1 ! Sorry for the super...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @dangeranger , you may want to join dev.to or the CodeNew...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome, @danielmwakanema ! Did you come here to find out mor...

Welcome thread - v1

Hello there @sm0ke ! You're welcome to participate in this co...

Twitter Growth

Congrats, @nickytonline πŸŽ‰

Is it possible to delete/hide tags?

I like this suggestion, too, as that's also the result you ge...

Does Forem support cross post ?

It does, if what you mean by cross posting is what we mean by...

Changelog: Better Support for Your Language in Tags

Thanks for this changelog, @djuber - and thanks for moving t...

Changelog: Better Support for Your Language in Tags

Paging @9comindia and @yheuhtozr because you've both made s...

Google reCaptcha Enterprise

Hey @lee , I'll try to find an answer for you here. Thanks fo...

RESOLVED: Yet another SMTP question

Hey @maartengoddijn , @coffeecraftcode is looking into an an...

DEV TO FOREM

Hey @lkconcepts welcome to forem.dev and the portal to a won...

Icons for your Forem Instance

Those Feather icons look so great on your Forem @nickytonline...

Got on HN, Forem is doing great :^)

Congrats on getting on the front page! Glad to hear your dr...

In Dark theme, the FOREM icon is barely visible.

Looking great @pp ! 😍

Daily Digests

I wonder whether it's possible to add in some programming so ...

Proper Backups?

Hey @kristoff the main guidance we offer for backups beyond ...

Daily Digests

Hey @lee I asked around and got an answer from @joshpuetz s...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome, @alvisefeliu !

Auto Like On All My Comments

From what I understand, automatically ❀️ing your own comment ...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome, @veerbal1 !

Are you planning on building a community with Forem?

Nice one! I love that you paid attention to all the details ☺️

How to write a post

Glad to hear it's useful, @ildi ! There are so many more tips...

How to write a post

Shout-out to @s_aitchison for that one. Suzanne has taught m...

How to write a post

You can find the markdown for this post in the Open Resources...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome Luuhoanghai! Looking forward to learning more about t...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey Nyareh, welcome! What community are you working on with y...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome, Alen! We'd love to hear more about the Forem you're ...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome! Looking forward to learning more about the Forem you...

Are you planning on building a community with Forem?

Very much just a few words! I lived and worked in The Netherl...

A small request to all the t2d script users

Thanks for clarifying this, @akhil ! I agree that the #t2d ta...

Are you planning on building a community with Forem?

Hej @maartengoddijn dat klinkt gezellig! We recommend check...

Can't get out of Notifications view on Mobile Web

Hey @andyw , thanks for sharing this issue. Did @link2twenty...

Make DEV.to capable of being a standalone web app on iOS

Hey @andyw , I'll just quote what @coffeecraftcode said in re...

Make DEV.to capable of being a standalone web app on iOS

Thanks for clarifying, @oskarcodes

Why Forem is a good fit for hosting your college community

Sign me up! Oh, wait... In all seriousness, you highlight so...

Forem Selfhost. Restoring a database.

Another question (sorry, I know you're here for answers πŸ˜‰): a...

Forem Selfhost. Restoring a database.

@jdoss said that should work, so looking forward to hearing ...

Forem DigitalOcean setup SMTP does not work.

Oh, sorry if that was unclear. I was referring to @akhil 's p...

Forem DigitalOcean setup SMTP does not work.

What @akhil said. @benjaminb is the email address you're us...

Forem Selfhost. Restoring a database.

Also from my reliable source @andygeorge : Selfhost runs Po...

Forem Selfhost. Restoring a database.

I asked around, and had a reliable source inform me: It sho...

Forem Selfhost. Restoring a database.

Which hosting service are you using, because that may also be...

Config > SMTP settings

Hey @benjaminb , congrats on getting your Forem up and runnin...

Config > SMTP settings

We're found that "login" tends to be the standard (sometimes ...

Make DEV.to capable of being a standalone web app on iOS

Hey @oskarcodes thanks for taking the time to write this fea...

Badges! Part 1: Creating Badges

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Badges! Part 1: Creating Badges

I should have added that I would 100% welcome a Feature Reque...

Badges! Part 1: Creating Badges

It's on your own Forem, too, @ildi ! You can see the badge ...

Badges! Part 1: Creating Badges

As it stands now @lee , only the following badges can be issu...

Love forem

Great to hear, @lwq057 ! Looking forward to finding more abou...

How are the credits calculated and badges awarded?

In order for your Forem to award badges, you need to set them...

Creating an HTML Variant

Loving the new look, @ioscasey ! Thanks for letting us all in...

Profit Sharing Program feature

It sounds like what you're looking for is the micropayments f...

Unable to remove the Authentication type GitHub.

Glad to hear you got it working! Can I confirm that you wer...

Can Forem Handle 10,000 tags? + Post Navigation + Ads

Hey @andyw Welcome to the community, and welcome to Forem! ...

Unable to remove the Authentication type GitHub.

Hey @9comindia , have you checked out the Forem Admin documen...

I got my forem up and running

Hey @9comindia Can you please create a new post, tagged with...

Forem new follower notifications

I get notifications about new followers on all my Forem accou...

Easy UI, a forem

Congrats on getting your Forem up and running, @sidchaudhary0...

I got my forem up and running

Congratulations! How was the process for you?

Day and Night mode based on time.

Same here! I even use the blue light filter on my OS 24/7 ins...

A current update to the TheCloudDev Forem preperation

Thanks so much for this! We consider many of the items on thi...

What "superpowers" does a user get when joining a Forem community?

Great list @ildi ! This really helps us see the user experien...

Selfhost guide for Heroku

Thanks for explaining the distinction here, @andrewbrown and...

How do you add widgets to the sidebar in the Forem Admin?

Thanks for this feedback! The checklist is in the process of ...

A current update to the TheCloudDev Forem preperation

Thanks for sharing your continued progress 😊 I'm here for yo...

Self hosting Forem on Digital Ocean.

rather than being in hurry to install Forem, think of it lik...

Welcome thread v0

Hello @michael , welcome to the Forem about Forems!

Welcome thread v0

Welcome, @ronsheridan ! You might wanna connect with @michael...

Welcome thread v0

Welcome @kekecoder ! Nice to meet you, too, and looking forwa...

DO vm image upload

Thanks for letting us know that it finally worked, @awallish ...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Great news! Glad to hear it's working for you now!

Introducing Forem Self-Host

Beyond excited for where this will lead...

Installing Forem Requirements for MacOS

This extra info for the requirements is really helpful, thank...

Self Host: Quick Start in Depth

Thanks so much for sharing this in-depth primer, @coffeecraft...

Are pinned posts a new thing?

It was not visible when I viewed your Forems logged out, but ...

I keep getting "Can't verify CSRF token authenticity." when login in locally

Nice one! πŸ™Œ Thanks for letting us know that you're all set, ...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Thanks for updating this post, @akhil the admin was not a...

Are you planning on building a community with Forem?

If you filled out the form you will be contacted, but of cour...

Forem chat is not mobile friendly!

Hey @drahmedali , thanks for raising this concern. Since I'...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Great to hear that! Looking forward to getting more info on t...

Are you planning on building a community with Forem?

So glad you found us, @itschrislow 😁 If you have any questi...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Ok, at least that is working as expected! Thanks for confirmi...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Is it also asking you to confirm your account as user ID 1 or...

Bilingual posts

Hey @ce7in we currently don't have i18n features on Forem. I...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

Smart thinking on forcing users into OAuth (although I'm stil...

Bilingual posts

I love the long answer! Thank you so much for taking the time...

Resolved: Unable to unset SMTP and configure SMTP properly

SMTP should be fully functional at this point. Did you alread...

Bilingual posts

Oh yeah, waaaaaay more ambitious! What can I say? I like to d...

Are pinned posts a new thing?

And this is the case for every Forem? I think I'm only signed...

Are pinned posts a new thing?

Thanks to Rhymes, I think I can answer this one! The RFC here...

Bilingual posts

Hey @rogertorres , this is something we're still figuring out...

First Forem install, unable to create welcome thread.

Hey @n0rig - can we first confirm you're using the Forem Adm...

Error while setting up forem

Hey @nishantwrp - can you check which version of Ansible you...

A bug, that may not be a bug, but feels strange

Hey @inhuofficial and @link2twenty - since you were both as...

How do you make the homepage feed public?

Hey @anthonyfrancis congrats on deploying your Forem! Check...

Welcome thread link during on-boarding.

Brilliant! Glad we found it!

Unable to submit sitemap.

@akhil thanks for bringing up this issue! I don't have perso...

Welcome thread link during on-boarding.

Do you see a Staff User field under Community Content on /adm...

Welcome thread link during on-boarding.

It's always a joy :) This is something in the pipeline, but ...

Welcome thread link during on-boarding.

Hey @lee , this is the page I'm going to when I click on that...

Changelog: Profile preview cards

So far, my favourite part of this feature is the ability to f...

Filter mod centre

(If it wasn't clear from my over-use of exclamation marks in ...

An automation tool to Install Forem via dokku.

Yes, @akhil , please feel free share all your insights into y...

This is the best optimization PR.

@jamie @djuber @jdoss πŸ™Œ

Filter mod centre

@link2twenty Me too! I encounter a lot of other tables in...

Config > SMTP settings

Yep, as you already figured, this is a new addition for the u...

第一篇练习

Absolutely! Thank you for that point. Currently, we are pri...

Error creating welcome post

Hey @zaheerbaloch , congrats on getting everything running! T...

My work in progress WYSIWYG editor for dev.to (forem)

Thank you for sharing this @inhuofficial - and for all the t...

Deploying Forem: A humbling experience

Hey @ce7in ! Personally, my focus is the Admin documentation,...

Multi purpose aggregation feature for Forem. Help!

Hey @_johnegan , thanks for sharing these detailed notes here...

Deploying Forem: A humbling experience

Thanks for sharing this insight into your experience, @ussaar...

Changelog: Lock Discussions on Posts

Thanks for this write-up @alex and @michaeltharrington ! As ...

Feature Request: Scheduling Posts

I would like this as an optional function for admins to toggl...

Are pinned posts a new thing?

Yep! Happy you like! Shout-out to @rhymes for this one, I ...

Some feedback on potential community members asking for permission to write an article

Late to this conversation, but I want to reiterate Michael's ...

Is it possible to change the default theme?

Is this for your own Forem (i.e. you'd like a custom Forem co...

Request for subscription feature

Hey @gurulhc ! First up, thanks for joining forem.dev and put...

Adding certain tags or channels to specific pages inside a website?

I think it might be easier to answer this question if you cou...

Social Media 4.0

Hey @ussaaron , welcome to Forem! Glad you like it, and I hav...

Add dedicated trigger and content warning tags

Hey @abenettt I wanted to touch base again to let you know t...

Forem’s Community Success Team Has Arrived!

Jumping on this post to say "hello" to everyone and "what Mic...

Creator Navigation & Route Restructure

This was a real quality of life improvement for me today - th...

Add dedicated trigger and content warning tags

Thank you so much for exploring this idea further with me. ...

Add dedicated trigger and content warning tags

If I understand fully, the purpose of a solution like this wo...

Add dedicated trigger and content warning tags

This is such a constructive and mindful suggestion @abenettt ...

Add dedicated trigger and content warning tags

Chiming in here to suggest that we add in 2 (maybe more) chec...

Allow users to share podcasts and podcast episodes to social media from the mobile app.

Thanks for proposing this, @mweeksdev - can you perhaps elab...

Discourage using certain tags together

You're totally right. With strong tagging policies, people kn...

Discourage using certain tags together

I think we're both on the same page here. I agree this is the...

Addition of short comment with vomit flag?

I totally get that confusion! The full reporting tool is avai...

Addition of short comment with vomit flag?

The ... you see either on the top-right of a comment or under...

Addition of short comment with vomit flag?

Thanks for the question @terabytetiger - I think this is gon...

Welcome thread v0

Resurrecting this thread to say "Hola, I'm Ella from the Fore...

Discourage using certain tags together

Tag administration and moderation is an ongoing discussion in...

Multi-post community engagement

Hey @bacloud14 , thanks for taking the time to write up this ...

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