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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 -
  • Click Communities
  • Enter something in format !community@instance, e.g. ! Click the search button.
  • Nothing will show up, give it a couple of seconds
  • Click Communities again
  • Select All
  • Your searched community should now be on the list
  • Click Subscribe next to it
  • ???
  • Profit!

TBH, the UI of Lemmy is rouuuuuuuuuuuuuugh. I’m confident through attention with more ex-Redditors joining + through open source contributions, it’ll get better and better, stuff like this will be resolved (even with something as simple as a loading spinner)

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