Does discourse support gifs? Is there anyway to have a GIF as a profile picture?
Yep, it’s supported. Go to your admin control panel -> Settings tab -> Files section, and then look for the “allow animated avatars” checkbox.
after doing that, do we need to ./launcher rebuild app ?
From the settings page:
WARNING: run the avatars:refresh rake task after changing this setting.
I dunno where and what to do about that, where do i type avatars:refresh rake ?
is it var/discourse/
or would it be
./launcher enter app ?
# ssh into server cd /var/discourse ./launcher enter app rake uploads:migrate_to_new_pattern
I presume that you would simply change that last line to
Your presumptions are
How do you get to admin control panel?
Be an admin and then click the Hamburger menu and click the Admin link.
What if you’re not an admin?
Then politely ask the admin of your forum if they would consider enabling it, but there is a good chance they have it disabled for a reason.
Okay, I’ll ask Liza! Thank you!