Usercard Redesign Experiment

Right now I think Dominant Colour is actually only computed for image uploads on a topic. It isnt applied to avatars.


Hopefully not too hard to add. I mean, I can go and set a background everywhere, but the current approach sure is hideous with my particular avatar. :slight_smile:

Where is the dominant color for topic uploads used?


It is very shortly used as a placeholder when images are loading in a topic. It is stored as part of an image’s dataset.


Is it possible to add a relevant button to the user card to block users and mute them? so my app on google play
I can’t update. He wants a Block Users button on the user card for the update.


Of course it is possibile. I’m not totally sure if it would be a wise move or adopted by CDCK.

I would guess the role of user card is pure informatic and fastline to engage with someone privately.

But there is one psychological aspect too: every such components, as mute/block button showed right away, that have been made because of negative behaviour gives strict signal that in that forum is something badly wrong. People have tendency to start behaving way they think in theirs lizard brains is the normal. Normal people start act as unnormal because they see everywhere signs of such behaving. Social media and its issues is a good example of that.

That’s why hard style warnings and signs of bad behaving should clean off right away, no matter are those signs coming from users, staff or environment itself.

Discourse has tools for mute and blocking. Everyone has those in theirs own profile settings. That is enough and I just can’t see why offering those at usercard would be benefically.

If a forum really needs such fast mute/blocking button because of toxic users I would say that is not solution. Staff should act more more decisively and keep users in order and places tidy.


Usercards completely broke on Meta today. Only a few usercards work.

It happens on any theme:

It happens everywhere:

It also happens on the mobile layout, but the usercard will disappear completely and not be reachable.


Also seeing on mobile:


Cross-linking this here too:


Thanks for the reports everyone! The usercard has been fixed :+1:


Is this the user card theme component? On my instance the message button does not open a pm with user. It just blanks that card. Chat works fine.

Running Air theme on test passed


Hmm, not sure what is going on there.


Yup, got the same problem.


Is this happening with all users?

I can’t say for sure. But I do have a Test user and thehavior is the same asy admin account.

Here is pic

That user card blanks

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From your screenshot, im not sure you are using this particular usercard? Are other components installed as well?

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Couldn’t help but notice this cut-off text on @sam’s usercard.

This is on an iPhone 14 Pro.


i love this and it’s much better overall than the old card. it runs great in desktop view but i am getting errors in mobile view. it worked for awhile then button alignment went weird then it stopped working altogether. desktop is still working fine. :thinking:

this is a great update but i’ve had to relegate it to the sandbox until the mobile issues get can be solved.


That is why I asked if it was the same user card from theme-component

I haven’t seen another user card directory there. If the experimental one available may I have a link?

EDiT found it in your first post. Will give a run thanks.

What other components do I need for it?


The experimental usercard is not currently compatible with the usercard directory component


Hmm. This is odd. Can you post a screenshot? Did you have anything else newly installed as well?