If you start to type
: you will see a box pop up with smileys, but if you start typing various words you can get all kinds of neat little icons called emoji that you can insert into your forum posts. I’m pretty obsessed about using and as valid punctuation so often times I need to mix it up. Emoji are perfect! Here’s an Emoji Cheat Sheet.
Anyhoo, I really thought it would be fitting to add the Spark logo to the emoji list, and if you typed
:spark: it would come up.
Pretty sure you just need a 64 x 64 png such as this one: http://d.pr/i/VT6b
Images automatically get resized to 20 x 20 in the posts. I don’t know why they scale it up just to resize it down by default, maybe for people that zoom their fonts a little?
That said, you drop it in your discourse emoji plugin images folder:
…wherever that’s at on the server, and the script automatically searches the filenames which will auto complete as you type.