Changing Welcome Message

On our Discourse forum, we’re looking into changing our welcome message to a custom made one that reflects our community specifically. We were unaware that when Discobot came to be, the original welcome message changed to a “walk-through” of core Discourse functions.

I had a look through a few topics regarding altering the welcome message and found this link:

admin/customize/email_templates/system_messages.welcome_user

We swapped the old content for the new custom made content and whenever we create a new account, the Discobot message shows up, not the custom made message we inputted.

Surely there must be a way to set the welcome message to a static message instead of the dynamic Discobot message?

Assuming you’re referring to this message:

You should be looking for discourse_narrative_bot.new_user_narrative.hello.message to change the bot’s initial message.

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Is that under the email templates tab?

No, text content. yoursite.com/admin/customize/site_texts

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Thank you for your help! Our new welcome message is up and running. Appreciate it.

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Hi Joshua. Can’t find it, maybe is that changed in recent versions of the platform?

Nope, the string is the same.
Try this

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I did these changes. Is there any way for me to see the change and make sure that the changes are how we want them to be? I have an active admin account so I assume I cannot see that. I cannot sign up with a new email as we are limiting sign-ins to only as specific domain names. Our instance is hosted by discourse.

As an admin you can check the latest messages sent by Discobot visiting its profile.

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