This is a teeny weeny bug, probably related to
:discourse2: being bespoke or something. It would be nice to have it in the default emoji sets though in other instances. We like and refer to the mothership quite often!
I discovered this when Oneboxing.
It renders nicely here in meta:
But not in mine:
FWIW, I find this idea appealing.
I just tried a workaround of adding it as an image instead, but that got pulled out as the onebox thumbnail so didn’t really work as well as I’d hoped.
We only ship official Unicode emojis in Discourse, and leave for admins to add their custom emojis easily in the web interface.
No space to slip a cheeky bit of branding in?
Maybe a special little something for the admin guides, etc?
It has taken me years to finally stumble across how to do this!
The settings are in
/admin/customize/emojis, and the documentation is here:
Willing to change emojis for your Discourse? Here we go.
Discourse ship with 7 different emoji sets. They are:
Emoji One style
You can choose the style running (or re-running) the first time wizard or do it via site settings, how many emoji to allow within the topic titles, the number of minimum characters required for auto-completion, to enable or disable shortcuts and tra…
This isn’t surfaced very easily in a search for emoji (for example,
add emoji). You can only change the search priority by category, not by tag eh?
Also, I wonder if this old emoji blog post should be updated:
Originally published at:
Emoji and Discourse
We’ve always had a strong relationship with Emoji. From the earliest days of Discourse, you could add Emoji to your posts by by typing : and using our handy Emoji autocompleter: Of course : just so happens to be the first character of the most common ASCII smiley, our old pal – so hopefully…