Setting: enable experimental topic timeline groups

I saw this experimental feature and enabled it for staff, but nothing seems to change, is there more info about this setting?

enable experimental topic timeline groups

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After a little investigation, it seems that the topic timeline was originally built with widgets, and enable experimental topic timeline groups switches it to glimmer components:

Any groups added to that setting will get the new version to test out.

I think it’s very experimental at the minute, so may not be something you want to make widely available on a live site.


Yeah it’s entirely a “behind-the-scenes” change - no new features. If you didn’t notice any change after enabling it for staff, then it means it’s working well :tada:

The new implementation will eventually become the default, but there are a few outstanding things to resolve, particularly around theme/plugin customisation of the timeline.


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