cross-posted from: https://lemmy.cafe/post/350
In case your instance does not federate to something you would like it to, follow these steps:
- Go to your instance URL in a web browser - https://lemmy.cafe
- Enter something in format !community@instance, e.g.
!firstname.lastname@example.org. Click the search button.
- Nothing will show up, give it a couple of seconds
- Your searched community should now be on the list
Subscribenext to it