I wanted persona to be similar to what you're thinking, so you get /recent and then also posts from people you follow.
The idea is it'll be a card-based interface and you could on mobile swipe away things you weren't interested in or archive stuff for later
Anyways, I'm running into a brick wall for the desktop version of the UX, so I haven't made much progress on that idea just yet. Open to hearing any suggestions
@psychobunny any progress for the card-based theme you talked about here?
@psychobunny the thing is that a lot of controllers (e.g. users: https://github.com/FokkeZB/NodeBB/blob/patch-2/src/controllers/users.js) don't have hooks.
Since it's Express's default behaviour to merge res.locals I wouldn't know why you shouldn't apart from that with NodeBB this will end up on the client side as well if the template will be rendered there. So yes, then maybe res.globals would make sense to allow a plugin to set global variables for all templates to receive. But then.. that wouldn't allow you to do so only for specific templates. Which again means overhead.