Fakebook, a theme for social media lovers

Great! Now you gotta do Twitter or Insta :laughing:

Ok, but all jokes aside, this is a greatly created theme, and it looks similar to FaceBook. must have taken a long time to create it.

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Does anyone know how you get the onebox previews to work for plain websites? They only seem to work for me if I use a YouTube link.

I’m talking about in the topic list. Once you click into the topic the oneboxes seem to work universally.

how do I fix this?

There is also a problem when you go to the category page

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Thanks for letting me know! I’ve updated the theme with some fixes.

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Can somebody help me? I have the theme installed on my website
My forum is www.holaforo.com
I would like it to have these functions:


Does anyone know the way that the initial post looks whole in the latest news?

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Does Fakebook work with Retort and Discourse Reactions?

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i want the theme to be applied only for ‘Latest’ and ‘Top’ and certain categories. possible?

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No, that’s not possible.

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Personally, I would like to see a Google+ theme. Just throwing it out there. I definitely dont miss Google+ or anything like that… :sweat_smile:


Regardless, Fakebook is one of my favorite themes for Discourse.

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You could achieve most of that pretty quickly with the Layouts Plugin + a sidebar of choice + TLP (TC) or TLThumb

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Yes, that’s true. I guess I would just like to see it have its own theme. I will do what you said though, thank you.

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I think that’s not possible because that is the generated thumbnail or the first image of the topics.

would be better if thumbnails weren’t created for videos then - instead, embed from YouTube/Vimeo.

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would this option include User Wall, or is the TLP plugin required for that? and correct me if i’m wrong, but TLP plugin means the sidebars would goof up displaying of topics, right?

seems like TLP (TC) would be the best option for a new growing site with not much content, yes?

The TC flavour is responsive to sidebars and has the portfolio/user wall. Best to discuss that in the ‘plugins’ topic.

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It is a tough choice. :thinking:
Fakebook Theme can only work with TLP (TC) but not TLP (Plugin).

However, in Fakebook Theme, Topic list is arrange in single column.
Since, Chrome (Desktop) have limitation of 1000 row, in my case, post will overlapping each other after showing 30 posts.
(2 column → around 60 posts, 3 column → around 90 posts)

That is why I prefer using Layout Plugin for sidebar + TLP (Plugin). :partying_face:

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TLP plugin because of that Chrome bug and no other reason, right? otherwise you’d use TLP TC?

That is the major reason. :smiling_face_with_three_hearts:
The design of Fakebook Theme is unique, fun and interesting. :partying_face:
But if you want a much feature rich sidebar, you may prefer the Layout Plugin.

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On iPhone Safari, the homepage doesn’t maintain its position when the user navigates back using the back button when using Fakebook theme. On pressing back, the page scrolls to a random position in the timeline making it unusable. I understand Safari is not meant to be used in the first place but unfortunately Home Screen websites are opened using Safari’s rendering engine. I wasn’t able to reproduce this issue for the standard theme used here on meta. And this only happens on Safari not chrome.

It is important because it impacts users using the Home Screen button to access the website.

@awesomerobot

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hi @dodesz, I really like your site. how did you add those link buttons (i guess banner) to the top of the page?

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