Why did Spectrum stop using tildes in URLs?
Hi Spectrum team! If I remember correctly, Spectrum used to have tildes in URLs denoting community names, e.g., (or perhaps it was for channels?) …
Have you guys considered custom domains? I have sketch.chat , would be cool to have it go directly to the community
Dave Mullen Jnr·77d
I've started a Chess Club on Spectrum 🧠
I really like the 'share your hobbies' section under the 'Life' tab and thought a chess community for designers + developers would be a great idea. Chess is an excellent way to sharpen your focus and express your creativity. It'd be cool to get more people playing it, especially…
Is this platform designed for a specific niche?
What types of communities is this platform opened to?
Desktop App Beta 3 is out
Download: https://github.com/withspectrum/spectrum/releases/tag/desktop-v1.0.1 Thanks everyone for all the feedback yesterday on Beta 2! This bumps us to version 1.0.1. which we think will fix the autoupdater functionality. You may have to delete your old version of the app and…
Is it possible to create a Wiki(s) for a community?
We are thinking about moving the LBRY community chat to Spectrum. One feature we use a lot across several different websites is a KB Wiki. This would be something that the team could modify, but not community members. Looking around it seems some communities have channels that…
Desktop App: Beta testers
We were getting ready to ship the desktop app for Spectrum, and we could use some beta testers! (push notifications 😍) Let us know below if you want to test it out and I'll get y'all a build very soon.
Desktop App Beta 2 is out
Download link: https://github.com/withspectrum/spectrum/releases/tag/v1.0.0-beta.2 Note: we're still figuring out how our autoupdater will work - in the meantime, it appears that we don't have something configured quite right so if you want to get the latest version you'll need…
When to use channels in your community
Yesterday @popmotion mentioned something in this thread about introductions which caught my eye: This caught my eye because thinking about when and how to use channels in a community is a really common question we hear, and so it seems worth diving in a bit deeper here. The way…
Welcome to the Meta channel 👋
Hey everyone! This channel is meant as a direct line of conversation between community owners here on Spectrum and the team (@brian, @mxstbr, @bryn) who can help turn your feedback and questions into more concrete answers! Post here with: • 👻 Questions about how Spectrum works,…