I like the “Welcome to Discourse Meta!” banner on the frontpage of this platform. How can this be configured? Would like to have that on my discourse instance, too
Maybe by using this theme component:
Do you know if that can be used in hosted discourse?
That’s right, that is the theme component used here as it is easy to customise. Adding on to this, this according to Kris it is likely that they will make it fully configurable and share it here on meta.
@simon.dueckert see this
Importing new themes and theme components
head to Admin → Customize → Themes and press the Install button.
From the Install dialog, you can …
choose popular Discourse themes and theme components
install from a Git repository URL link
install from your local device (rare)
If you are installing a complete theme, you’re done!
If you install a theme component , you will need to add that theme component to your active themes. Keep reading.
Add theme components to a …
You can install this TC on a hosted site
I’ve made a configurable version of the banner available here:
This is a simple banner, similar to the one in use here on Meta, that allows you to add some custom text and 1-4 links.
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This component comes with a variety of settings!
show_on: choose to show your banner on the homepage, topic lists, or all pages
banner_links: add 1-4 links with font awesome icons and text (you might also need to add icons that aren’t included in Discourse by default to the svg_icons setting)
max_trust_level: only show the banner t…