Forem Creators and Builders

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Ella (she/her/elle)

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

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

Education

University of Strathclyde + University of Essex

Work

Community Manager at Forem

Last 250 comments

Why seo is important for website?

Can you please elaborate on your question @ashishdonga? Is th...

My nifty newsletter workflow

I was writing my little newsletter spotlight about Forest tod...

How to delete spam post via admin panel?

Hey @jumpdo thanks for your question! The easiest way to unpu...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @gagaofthesouthside 👋 welcome to the community! How did y...

Install on Rocky Linux 8.5 or openSUSE Leap 15.3

Hey @nasheayahu this sounds exciting! Welcome to the communit...

Changelog: A comment-only Forem

So excited to get these early stages off the ground, and look...

My nifty newsletter workflow

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Switch User

ALL.THE.TIME. I like how Discord lets you view your server a...

SMTP is not working in selfhost

Hey @jumpdo - let's try to help you solve this issue! Since y...

Unable to fetch blogs from "RSS Feed URL"

And this solved all your problems, @pandeybk? 🤯

Problem creating a welcome thread

Hey @mshappe, thanks for asking this question. Can you tell u...

Unable to fetch blogs from "RSS Feed URL"

Hmmm 🤔What is your self-host configuration? Which process did...

Unable to fetch blogs from "RSS Feed URL"

Just to confirm, you've checked your personal dashboard and y...

Unable to fetch blogs from "RSS Feed URL"

So here is my configuration for my selfhosted forum. Feed ur...

Unable to fetch blogs from "RSS Feed URL"

Thanks for asking these questions @pandeybk! I really appreci...

Mailchimp integration doing nothing

This looks correct to me. When you say On website, I can s...

What is handling stats on self-hosted forem?

You're so welcome! Thanks for the questions and curiosity!

What is handling stats on self-hosted forem?

Glad you feel your question is answered! Again, I'm not 100 t...

What is handling stats on self-hosted forem?

This could be a caching issue on Forem, or a discrepency in F...

What is handling stats on self-hosted forem?

I wouldn't call it a bug. I don't necessarily think we should...

Free community learning event this week

Thanks for letting me know! Hope you find it helpful @chukwue...

Mailchimp integration doing nothing

You'll need to add an audience to Mailchimp, unless you alrea...

How are we integrating Facebook Pixels?

Hey @pandeybk, thank you for this question. I confess I was...

What would help you build your community?

Thanks @lee and @ildi for those thoughtful responses! I adde...

What is handling stats on self-hosted forem?

Hey @pandeybk 👋 Thanks for your question! Is the GA data you...

Thoughts on kickstarting communities

Thanks for sharing these tips, @rayan! (And to @lee and @ildi...

How to upload file in root folder in selfhost forem

Hey @jumpdo thanks for self-hosting Forem. We've designed F...

1000+ FORUM users!

Congrats on your first 1000 users @ussaaron! And thanks for s...

🏮Forem Creator Spotlight 💡and AMA: @rayan

Always love your enthusiasm @ildi! I really hope that every...

Introducing a Terraform provider for Forem

SAME! I originally went to grad school at Strathclyde for a y...

Introducing a Terraform provider for Forem

Thanks for sharing! Incidentally, I saw on that DEV post tha...

🏮Forem Creator Spotlight 💡and AMA: @rayan

Thank you so much for spending time to share your story with ...

Curious about content-driven micropayments? You may want to join the Web Monetization Community

Tagging in @alex_divi90 and @ce7in here, as this is something...

No english links not working in podcasts (solved)

Hey @varhal, I think the issue is not that the episode is not...

Welcome thread - v1

Hiya @jobjacob, welcome to forem.dev! We are a community for ...

How to edit tags you follow

Hey @peteole you typically follow/unfollow tags from the tag ...

Sign up now for the first workshop of 2022 ✨ featuring special guest Ben Halpern ✨

Nice to know you're not alone, eh? And also, yes, badges wer...

NoMethodError at /api/listings: undefined method `delete' for nil:NilClass

Happy to hear that! @djuber is next-level!

NoMethodError at /api/listings: undefined method `delete' for nil:NilClass

Hey @karvounis, thanks for sharing this here on forem.dev - y...

Stripe integration problem

Hey @varhal can you please take a look at this bug report and...

Why did you decide to launch your community?

Wow, Lee! That's a glowing review for DEV - and I know that ...

To what extent can you customise the visual elements?

Short answer: yes. Long answer: You can customize anything y...

How to add "coding" , "work" form to user profile page

Hey @tmedivh, welcome to forem.dev and congratulations on get...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

As you know 1VIBE is currently invite-only but I had email a...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

Thanks for the reminder, @jennieocken! To @ildi's first que...

Announcing new Forem Swag in the relaunched Forem Shop! 📣

You can email shop@forem.com with your order details, and the...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome, @geauxweisbeck4 - where did you first hear about For...

Announcing new Forem Swag in the relaunched Forem Shop! 📣

Please note the extended giveaway deadline - and the updated ...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

That's why it's European law that Everyone has the right to...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

It's important to have these conversations and think through...

cannot edit a comment without refresh

Hey @charliebbs, thanks for sharing this issue. Which version...

🏮Forem Creator Spotlight 💡and AMA: @lee

It was so great chatting with you, @lee! For anyone curious, ...

Sign up now for the first workshop of 2022 ✨ featuring special guest Ben Halpern ✨

Thanks for flagging this, @andypiper! Should be appearing as ...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

@thomasbnt we need to get you a Forem set up soon! Maybe the ...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

Does this also completely remove the notes admins may have w...

Welcome thread - v1

Welcome @ecki - I think this comment would make a great stand...

The first user registered and jumped directly to email verification? cannot login!

Thanks for sharing! It looks like your Forem is really coming...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

I love the #tbt vibes we're getting from these prize retrospe...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

We understood that building a community from scratch wasn't ...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

Im personally not overly excited about Reddit karma or their...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

a book by Eminem, The Way I Am, featuring private reflection...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

I'm really intrigued by our conversation here, because I see ...

Preliminary moderation

Hey @dinozavrix, there is currently no post gating function o...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

Interesting... I do see what you're saying about how it could...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

You're right @ben - there's a lot of good feelings and reward...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

Loving the side-note! Please feel free to tag us in for any a...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

I love how you're investing in their time and effort with you...

What is your favorite way to reward your community members?

@thomasbnt I've noticed a few people on DEV recently expressi...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

That said, if you have ideas why they should be deletable or ...

Changelog: Member Detail Page

Thanks for the detailed feedback (as always) @ildi! So much g...

SSL certificate expired error on Fastly.

@ce7in, I think I missed this question when you posted it! Ca...

How To Install Forem Using Docker.

Did you get a chance to look at @akhil's guide to Installing ...

How To Install Forem Using Docker.

Have you checked out any of @akhil's posts or this one by @de...

Changelog: Contact Email and SMTP Settings customization

I would love to be able to pin this comment to the top of the...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @avalea Welcome to forem.dev - from the sounds of it, you...

Any plans to add one click image of Forem on digitalocean?

Thanks for this question @alex_divi90! I think we can all a...

How does Amazons s3 work on Forem?

That's right. We haven't changed this since I last spoke to y...

How does Amazons s3 work on Forem?

sudo systemctl restart should restart your Forem instance, an...

Changelog: Contact Email and SMTP Settings customization

Although many of these changes are geared towards hosted Fore...

Changelog: A new and streamlined way to embed rich content

Thanks for taking on this huge task, @msarit! This is going t...

digitalocean:The image you specified is not available in the selected region

Did you follow the DO docs to verify your write ability? The...

Amazon S3 with CloudFront custom domain

Hey @varhal thanks for your patience while we asked the engin...

digitalocean:The image you specified is not available in the selected region

Thanks for your question, @tmedivh! Did you successfully co...

How to properly install a forum in two different languages?

@ben would you mind me asking for a bit more clarity here for...

Sharing my banner campaign carousel

Thanks so much for sharing, @lee! We've had a number of reque...

How to properly install a forum in two different languages?

Hey @machinsoft it sounds like you're asking if you can use s...

My Revue + Twitter Newsletter Experience

I received some of these from @lee's Forems today, and they l...

Making Your Forem Work for You

Yay! Thank you @abby for sharing this really helpful tutorial...

My Revue + Twitter Newsletter Experience

This is an area that I have a lot of feelings about! I really...

How self-host changes the language of the site

Hey @cronlabspl - several users have forked the repo and crea...

How self-host changes the language of the site

Hey @cronlabpl, thanks for your feedback. We're developing F...

Webauthn/FIDO2 aka passwordless login

Hey @mainrs, thanks for the suggestion. Please note: we've ...

Changelog: New Year, New U(ser authentication provider) - Sign in with Google

Hey @thphuc and @yshmarov - it's here!

The Vpc Endpoint Id 'vpce-07892bfc396093b96' does not exist

User confirmed as resolved here

The first user registered and jumped directly to email verification? cannot login!

Thank you for that information. I believe if you have a Send...

How self-host changes the language of the site

Hey @awmbtc there are currently no options in the UI to chang...

How to use aws s3 to store all the images uploaded by users?

@andrewbrown did you attempt/encounter issues accessing image...

The first user registered and jumped directly to email verification? cannot login!

Hey @awmbtc, we'll try to help you here, but can we rewind a ...

Changelog: New Creator Setup Process and Image Improvements

Thanks for the feedback, @ildi! I've passed it onto the team....

Editing Confirmation instructions

Thanks for the heads up @noeltim, I've responded 😊

Editing Confirmation instructions

Yeah, I believe the self-host Ansible playbook only allows yo...

Editing Confirmation instructions

Hey @noeltim, this is a known issue with Forem that the Commu...

Feature request: remove yourself from an org

Hey @cerchie - we'd love to help you troubleshoot this situat...

2021: End of year roundup

We're so glad you're part of this community, @ildi 💛 Thanks ...

How to install forem with a forked repository?

Hopefully the community will be able to help you out with som...

How to custom left side bar?

Hey @thphuc, we've written a bit about navigation links in th...

Link title and preview as post title

Hey @alex_divi90 could you possibly share a screenshot of wha...

How to set a community header?

Hey @afr, great question! I'm paging @lee, the creator of Met...

My carrousel is working on localhost but not is working on github page

Hey @juandeveloper is this question related to a Forem commun...

Selfhost architecture questions

Hey @thphuc when you say you cloned the repo to your local PC...

google Oauth (social login)

Good news, @thphuc and @yshmarov - this is now an issue in th...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @thphuc - we're glad you made it! Looking forward to se...

Selfhost architecture questions

Welcome, @thphuc ! These are great questions, and I'm sure th...

An Error install Forem

Hey @lyhuutri - your Forem appears to be working now. 🎉🎉 Can...

vjun.io - VJ Union's Social New Media for Visuals Art & Tech

Congratulations on launching your community, @vdmokstati (and...

Forem DigitalOcean Setup on MacOS

I answered your question in your linked post. Hope this helps!

An Error install Forem

Hey @lyhuutri , this is a great way to ask your question! Tha...

A question about DEV and forem.dev

Hey @coderrudra - we changed the title of your post, because...

Forem DigitalOcean Setup on MacOS

When you say you can't run it, what is the reason? Do you get...

Welcome thread - v1

Hello @peter_quint - your content is actually offtopic for th...

How to update forem from self-fork

Hey @lyhuutri if you're using the self-host repo you can upd...

Connection Refused

I wish to run Forem locally in order to see how it works and...

Question: how much of the tech stack should I be familiar with to selfhost forem?

Thanks for your take on this, @noeltim 🙏 I remembered you'd ...

Help how to translate forem

Hey @lyhuutri - welcome to forem.dev! Right now, Forem is in...

Question: how much of the tech stack should I be familiar with to selfhost forem?

Thanks for chiming in here, @oli !

Question: how much of the tech stack should I be familiar with to selfhost forem?

I think @oli might be a good person to weigh in here, and I'm...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @peter_quint , welcome to forem.dev - are you setting up ...

Self hosting Forem on Digital Ocean.

This isn't really something that is helpful to make a video a...

Forem DigitalOcean Setup on MacOS

Thank you so much, @ce7in , for offering to help here!

How to Install Forem my VDS?

Hey @wrench666 and welcome to Forem! You're free to install...

Heroku deployment error PG::DuplicatePstatement

Thanks for sharing @rafaelp ! Just to reiterate to anyone wh...

Welcome thread - v1

Salut Rayan ! I'm Ella, and I'm a few hours away from you in...

Is there an option for a different editor

Hey @kafesu , we're glad you like Forem. We have some news ...

How to find or create RSS links for Spotify Podcasts

Couldn't agree more. At the same time, I see the impact of we...

Forem Google Cloud Setup on MacOS

Hey @davidmimay I asked our team who built the playbook an...

How to find or create RSS links for Spotify Podcasts

One tip that might help with this is reaching out to everyone...

How to find or create RSS links for Spotify Podcasts

Yeah that's something that's really unhelpful about Spotify p...

Cards in HTML Variant Banner

I'll be honest, @lee , I'm kinda confused by this question. I...

Posts scrolling - usability feature

Hey @9comindia in general, the best way to get something pic...

Thanks for the Forem Workshop!

It was great meeting you face-to-face, @lee ! So glad you fou...

Forem Workshop: November

An email with the link to join the workshop will be sent to p...

Forem Workshop: November

I believe so! Looking forward to seeing everyone later on!

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @jefferyasamoah9 , welcome to forem.dev! Since this com...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

You've got it? Hope this works out!

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Please remember that Forem Self-host is intended to be self-a...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

I haven't tried these instructions for myself but I'm curious...

Forem Workshop: November

We can also host these workshops at different times in the fu...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Sorry, @varhal , I understood that you had successfully logge...

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @ashe , again with the great questions! I'm Ella, and I w...

The task includes an option with an undefined variable

Hey @andrey I'm guessing you're experiencing this error when...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Ah, I see! Thanks for clarifying. And thanks for confirming ...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Also, if you destroyed your Droplet you could reconfigure you...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Can you try logging in as core and see what happens?

SVG Upload for Logo

It's my pleasure! I'm sure you'll be glad to know that some o...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Hey @varhal , these are familiar errors. Let's see if we can ...

Github Liquid Tag Issue

So happy to hear that! Glad we could help ☺️

Github Liquid Tag Issue

Hey @lee , just to add to this what @djuber pointed out to m...

Github Liquid Tag Issue

So, interestingly @lee , I'm getting errors with GitHub liqui...

Twitter liquid tag publish error

Hey @ildi it sounds like you've been on a bit of a rollercoa...

SVG Upload for Logo

Hey @noeltim your SVG code needs to be pasted in the Image s...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

Hey @varhal , as this is a question regarding Forem self-host...

Twitter liquid tag publish error

Please let us know how you get on, and if there's anything el...

Github Liquid Tag Issue

@lee your Forem authentication with GitHub should be set up a...

Twitter liquid tag publish error

Did you have to upload your Privacy Policy? I think @michaelt...

Twitter liquid tag publish error

It's not clearly explained that configuring OAuth is also re...

Twitter liquid tag publish error

Hey @varhal - do you have Twitter OAuth configured on your F...

I can't see my post stats on DEV.to? [solved]

Thanks for letting us know!

Welcome thread - v1

Hey @brojenuel welcome to forem.dev! This is a community f...

Embedding iFrame in the editor

@ildi and @lee I have great news for you both (as well as a...

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 🙌

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 ...

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

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

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

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

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

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

Change domain after install Forem on digitalocean (not solved)

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! 🙏

New selfhost default email & future choices.

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

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 🎉

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 😉): 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 ...

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