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To make a register user an admin, use the Web terminal and run the following command:
# sudo -u www-data php artisan user:admin username_here Found username: girish Add admin privileges to this user? (yes/no) [no]: > yes Successfully changed permissions!
Further administration commands like removing a user, removing unused media can be found in Pixelfed docs.
The admin page is located at
To test if federation works, search for a handle like
@firstname.lastname@example.org. You should then
be able to follow that handle. Note that you can only see posts that are made after you followed
the handle. Existing posts will not appear in you stream.
If following doesn't work:
- Login as an admin user on your Pixelfed instance
https://pixelfed.domain.com/horizon/failedfor job failures
Don`t forget to restart the app after making any changes.
When making changes via the admin panel, often the cache has to be cleared in addition to an app restart. To clear the cache, open a Web Terminal and run the following commands:
# sudo -u www-data php artisan cache:clear # sudo -u www-data php artisan optimize:clear # sudo -u www-data php artisan optimize