I know this is quite old, but i encountered the same problem. I had localhost written in my config.json, but changed it to my domain. I still get GET http://localhost:4567/plugins/nodebb-plugin-emoji-extended/images/smile.png net::ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED
I also restarted my server with the admin gui - is a hard restart or reinstallation necessary for the changes to take effect?
How to publish nodebb plugin?
How can I publish a nodebb plugin that all administrators can search the plugin on ACP plugin manage page?
For now the plugin can be installed via npm.
Make sure it conforms to the guidelines, the plugin should be
The ACP looks at npm to pull the list of available plugins, so if it's on npm, it should appear in the ACP. If not, you may be missing some required info in the plugin.json or package.json file. I'm not 100% on what it looks for, but taking a look at other plugins should help out.
Just a minor correction -- the plugins list in NodeBB is refreshed periodically, although @psychobunny triggers the re-indexing whenever he feels like.
Perhaps we should automate this process, or better yet, have the nbbpm search for new plugins periodically to be added to a queue to be approved by an admin?
haha, that thing broke a while ago, now I just update it every time we do a minor release. should look into it when I get the time