A theme (which can be used as a “child theme”), which adds a subtle animation to update banners and badges:


  1. Admin > Customize > Themes > Import > From the web
  2. Type: https://github.com/chrisbeach/discourse-pulsing-alerts
  3. Select your current theme (it’s indicated with a star)
  4. Under “Theme Components,” click:

I admit this theme won’t be to everyone’s taste, but I wanted to try out the very cool Native Theming feature of Discourse ;-)