New Feature: “Who is writing”

A new feature has been added to the forums.

Discourse Presence: “Who is Writing”

This feature allows you to see if anyone if currently replying to the same topic you are replying to at that moment.

Remeber that Discourse ( the forum platform here at GRG) is real-time forum, meaning that you do not have to refresh the page in order to see updates. It will stream like a chat application.

When other users are using the Reply dialog box, their avatars are displayed to the top right of the composer:

If you are editing an existing post (e.g. a Wiki), you will see any other users that are also editing:

On mobile, it looks like this:


Cool feature.
I think it helps show that it’s a real-time forum - especially on the more popular topics.