Create new tabs in Emoji selector

Hello everyone,

I’dl like to know if it’s possible to add a category for the emojis. Like you did with smiley face, dog, house, #.

For my forum, I’d like to add some flags but they’re mixed with other uploaded emojis in the poop category, and it’s not great for my OCD :stuck_out_tongue:

It would be a flag category between the # and the poop category for example.

I know how to ssh the app, and how to create a plugin with github, so if i have a lead, i won’t bother you a lot.

Thanks !

There is no way to do this at the current time.

Ok, thanks for the reply !

It’s actually exported (albeit not using ES6 which we should move it to)


Thanks, I’ll look into it !

@Steven did you ever figure out how to add a new tab to the emoji browser? I have a case for that as well.

I didn’t really know how to do this at the time and I went another direction with this plugin : GitHub - discourse/discourse-emoji: Boilerplate plugin to add custom emojis

You can add custom emojis and choose in what order they will appear. It was good enough for my needs


Thanks Steven! I’d rather use the existing dialog, so I’ll dig a little further.

For future reference (and after my first visit to the Discourse source code ;-): after adding custom emojis in the admin, just rebuild the app. A custom tab will then be added to the emoji picker and the first custom emoji you created will be used as the tab icon:


so is there any way to made the custom emojis appear first? Like right when you open the selector