Any technical or philosophical reason no emoji in titles ❓


(Jesse Perry) #1

Curious if there was any reasoning why emoji can’t be inserted into topic titles. I’m sure it could be abused - but so could emoji use in general :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye: :grin: :scream: :wink:

Additionally could use it to designate topic features:

Possibly a feature limited by trust level.


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(Kane York) #2

I think it’s more of a “late to the party” situation. No real reason why they aren’t allowed there, and you can still use the Unicode versions (they’ll only show up in color on mobile + Mac, though).


(Jesse Perry) #3

Well in that case, I’m officially requesting the feature :sparkles:

Think it will add some style :tophat: and functionality :white_check_mark: to topics :speech_balloon:


(Jens Maier) #4

Your :tophat: and :white_check_mark: are another man’s :alarm_clock: :loud_sound:

This should definitely be disableable or restrictable to staff and/or minimum TL.


(Mittineague) #5

Unbridled use is likely to pollute the list pages with “look at ME” use that has nothing to do with the topic.


(Jens Maier) #6

Exactly, but it might be a useful feature for community managers to direct attention to interesting topics that scales differently than pinning.


(Jesse Perry) #7

Yeah I think it’s worth considering, but only for certain trust levels. Probably TL2 and higher.


(Allen - Watchman Monitoring) #8

or, as admin, I just go remove them and let the OP know why…


(Régis Hanol) #9

Just added this feature. It’s not restricted yet. Let’s see if users indeed abuse it before adding more code :wink:

https://github.com/discourse/discourse/commit/2d03163be0db145c3f4a41db95ce845c32651856


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(Jesse Perry) #10

:tada: :confetti_ball: :tada: :confetti_ball:


#11

I think this depends on when the new code shows up vs the next beta getting cut.


(cpradio) #12

Just so I don’t pass along incorrect information to SP, this is permitted now based on whether emojis are enabled or not correct?

It isn’t a separate site setting to permit them in Topic Titles (which is fine, just making sure I understand the git commit changes). :smile:


(Régis Hanol) #13

That’s correct :+1:. It’s currently using the same setting.


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(Jeff Atwood) #15

One tweak we should maybe make @zogstrip:

Titles could be converted into unicode emoji, at least for the browser. Low pri of course…