More informative onebox for forum categories and tags

(Charles Walter) #1

When linking to a Discourse category, would be nice if the onebox image (and other related image metadata used on Facebook) could be specified at the category level. I think this topic has come up previously, but wanted to resurface.

Example category link…

(Discourse.PRO) #2

For tags, right now it even does not show the tag name.

(Jeff Atwood) #3

Good point, we should have better OpenGraph support here, at minimum similar to what we do for categories… may I add this to your list @blake?

(Bianca) #6


I started looking into this one and noticed that there is actually very little information about tags. No description or fancier title. So far I’ve got this. Any pointers on what I should next?

(Jeff Atwood) #7

I think there’s a limit to what you can do here with tags, as tags don’t have a long description like categories do. I suppose “better than what we had” should suffice?

(Erlend Sogge Heggen) #8

While you’re at it, you may want to take a look at oneboxes for users/groups: