I’m testing the chat feature on another forum.
I find the action bar a little bit too invasive. Maybe I would get rid of 2 of the 3 most used reactions… :
Since the window is tiny, when reading you’re often hovering a message. If it never overlaps a message, I wonder if it could be improved.
It covers the replied message excerpt:
I’m used to Discord in which we can click the full “quoted” message itself to go to it:
Here on the Discourse chat, you can only click the small arrow part, which I find not very intuitive (but again, I’m used to Discord…):
When you upload an image and set the chat in fullscreen, the thumbnail remains tiny. It would be nice if the thumbnail was larger when on fullscreen.
Small chat window:
Fullscreen chat window: