Google Groups Link Plugin

Summary: Add link to Google Group Message for read-only mailing list of a Google Group

:link: GitHub: GitHub - literatecomputing/discourse-google-group-link
:arrow_right: Install: Follow the plugin installation guide.


This plugin will search raw_email of the first post of new topics in categories with mailinglist_mirror set for a Google Group link and add it to a TopicCustomField that is added to the topic_view serializer. It adds a link to the topic-category plugin outlet like

 See original message on <a href=google-group-url>Google Groups</a>

User preference for opening remote links in a new window is respected.


No configuration is necessary. It is on by default and will watch only categories that have mailinglist_mirror enabled.

That text can be customized at

To process already existing topics, enter rails with

cd /var/discourse
./launcher enter app 
rails c




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