Custom Category Boxes Component

This is a theme component that will render your categories as boxes with customized backgrounds on your categories page. This component will also render each category page with a category banner if show_banner is selected.

:exclamation: Please Note: For this component to work… in the settings area desktop category page style needs to be set to either categories with Featured Topics or Boxes with Featured Topics

:eyeglasses: Preview it on theme creator

:hammer_and_wrench: Git repo https://github.com/discourse/discourse-custom-category-boxes-component.git

:thinking: How do I install a Theme or Theme Component?


There are four options to choose from. Default is `halftones`

Halftone Background

Halftone option

Crosshatch Background

Crosshatch option

None

None option

Custom

If you would like to create this effect with some of your own artwork, upload 4 varying .png 's with transparent backgrounds or traditional .jpg 's in the settings page. For each upload, use the naming convention of custom-0 , up to the last as custom-3 . Be sure to select custom as your category background setting.

Custom option

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Simple, clean. Nice component. Thanks.

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Great plugin! I have been searching for it for a long time, thank you.

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