I have two important forum updates to share with you today:
Sketchfab Profile Button
It is now finally possible to visit someone's Sketchfab profile page from the forum. Just click on their username and then on the blue 'Sketchfab profile' button.
It took us quite a while to get this done as it relied on an update of our forum software, but I'm very happy it's there! My next wish: make it easy to see more forum activity from the main site
Support for short link embeds
Embedding a Sketchfab model on our forum is super easy. SO easy in fact, that many people miss it
You only need to paste a link to a Sketchfab model in your message and it will expand into our player. Make sure the link is on an empty line and that there is nothing else on that line:
Hey, check out my awesome model here: https://sketchfab.com/models/02a1b49cd69a49ac8c19342b72311daf Pretty cool, right?
As of this week, you can also use the 'short links' that you can get in the 'Share' dialog:
So as of now, the following code will also work:
That's it for today. If you have any thoughts on how we can make the forum better and easier to use, let me know! If you'd like to run some kind of community activity here, I'm happy to discuss that with you too, just email me or send me a private message on the forum.