Names of "Featured users" disappeared between SN 1.0.1 and GNU Social 1.1.1-alpha1


Previously if you include a line in your config file like this:

$config['nickname']['featured'][] = 'terminus';

then the user in question will be listed in a "Featured users" block on the front page with his avatar next to his username. But when I upgraded from StatusNet to GNU Social, the name disappeared leaving only the avatar.

terminus created this task.Via WebSep 28 2014, 3:28 PM
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aqeeliz added subscribers: mmn, aqeeliz.Via WebSep 29 2014, 8:52 AM

It seems this change was made when @mmn made 'Initial move towards Microformats 2' and it appears to be an intended design change, but would have to wait for @mmn's reply to be sure.

mmn claimed this task.Via WebNov 5 2014, 5:50 AM

Yeah, there's probably some CSS that has to be taken care of. Would someone mind linking me to a page which uses the 'featured accounts' list?

terminus added a comment.Via WebNov 5 2014, 12:19 PM
mmn added a comment.Via WebNov 6 2014, 4:45 AM

Cool, now I understand the problem. True, there is no text element there to show a nickname.

I'll have a look later today. :)

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