This is a theme component that will change the layout of the /latest and categories and latest topic homepage showing in the first column the author of the topic. It works both on desktop and mobile.

Repository link:
https://github.com/discourse/discourse-topic-author

:eyes: See the preview on Theme Creator

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How do I install this component?

You install this component just like any other theme. Follow the instructions in the official guide:

https://meta.discourse.org/t/how-do-i-install-a-theme-or-theme-component/63682

Once you’re done, simply add the component to your current theme.