Focused sidebar

You can’t, yet. We have to wait until it’ll be published.

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Well, when will that happen? Also, the chat (pre-alpha) feature shows the chat selection option in the sidebar – how does chat work without this sidebar?

3 - 6 months, or something

https://meta.discourse.org/t/how-to-enable-sidebar-theme-on-meta/209866/15

Chat works just fine without it.

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Thank you, but your link does not work.

The link works just fine, for me anyway. But you can search that topic by yourself too — keywords are focused sidebar :wink: If I remmember right the topic is third or fourth at the results.

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I cannot view the topic neither. Maybe it is not public?

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Yeah that category is limited to people helping us test chat, without the sidebar chat gets an icon in the header. We’re working on a version of the sidebar that will end up in Discourse by default, we’ll start adding those changes over the next few months.

Screen Shot 2022-01-26 at 11.30.42 AM

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You are right. It is on chat-category. I reckoned that someone who’s asking about chat is there.

Sorry. My bad.

One minute, please…

Does ths work:

(And @awesomerobot was one minute faster than I, damn :rofl: )

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Thank you, @awesomerobot. So, the sidebar shown on meta now, with the ability to track tags and categories, will be available as a core option soon? What is the estimated timeline for this? Thanks in advance!

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Yeah we’ll be gradually adding these features to core piece by piece… we don’t have a strict timeline, but I imagine we’ll have most of the functionality in over the next 6 months.

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Thank you. Great to know. The sidebar is powerful and I can’t wait to get my hands on it!

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I really love this theme. I can’t wait to own it. :man_dancing: :man_dancing:

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Looks great. I’m waiting for this theme.

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Is the theme out yet? Focused sidebar looks great!

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We are pulling this functionality into core and it will be available in the next couple of months.

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I noticed the current sidebar theme isn’t full-width.

Will the sidebar theme have a full-width option?

Focused sidebar theme is very slick. Can’t wait till it’s publicly available.

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I’m so looking forward to this theme.

May I add some feedback:

  1. The MESSAGES section only shows “Inbox”, the other buttons are only shown after I click on “Inbox”. Is it possible to show all buttons by default?

    Screenshot 2022-07-08 at 16.27.14

  2. For read topic highlight, the blue → white → gray color change sequence is not necessary. Blue → gray is much better.

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Me too, it is amazing. Looking forward to it

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AquaL1te
#support

with the focused sidebar there are a few user selectable backgrounds. once this theme goes public, would it be possible to add a custom wallpaper as an admin? so that you may also set the default for everyone? i already prepared my background, can't wait to use it :nerd_face: