This theme component will allow you to specify a set of emoji and/or emoji groups to omit from the emoji picker.

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There are several levels of omission you can achieve. These are outlined below along with the related settings:

1. Remove emoji groups from the picker

This configuration is for those that want to reduce the clutter in the emoji picker. There’s a lot to scroll through, so if certain emoji groups don’t make sense for your community, this allows you to remove them. The omitted emoji can still be discovered through the emoji picker search or emoji auto complete features.

  • omitted emoji groups - Remove the groups you wish to keep, leave the ones you want to omit

2. Prevent emoji from showing up in the emoji picker search or emoji auto-complete feature

Users will never be presented these emoji. They would only ever be posted if the user explicitly added emoji code like :slight_smile:

  • omitted emoji - Add the names of the emoji you wish to remove from all manners of discovery

    The following are full emoji sets by group. You can copy and paste the pipe delimited lists into the omitted_emoji theme setting, then click “create,” to add the full set. You can modify the lists as needed, just be careful to maintain the formatting.

    [details=”Smileys & Emotion”]

    grinning|smiley|smile|grin|laughing|sweat_smile|rofl|joy|slightly_smiling_face|upside_down_face|wink|blush|innocent|smiling_face_with_three_hearts|heart_eyes|star_struck|kissing_heart|kissing|relaxed|kissing_closed_eyes|kissing_smiling_eyes|yum|stuck_out_tongue|stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye|crazy_face|stuck_out_tongue_closed_eyes|money_mouth_face|hugs|face_with_hand_over_mouth|shushing_face|thinking|zipper_mouth_face|face_with_raised_eyebrow|neutral_face|expressionless|no_mouth|smirk|unamused|roll_eyes|grimacing|lying_face|relieved|pensive|sleepy|drooling_face|sleeping|mask|face_with_thermometer|face_with_head_bandage|nauseated_face|face_vomiting|sneezing_face|hot_face|cold_face|woozy_face|dizzy_face|exploding_head|cowboy_hat_face|partying_face|sunglasses|nerd_face|face_with_monocle|confused|worried|slightly_frowning_face|frowning_face|open_mouth|hushed|astonished|flushed|pleading_face|frowning|anguished|fearful|cold_sweat|disappointed_relieved|cry|sob|scream|confounded|persevere|disappointed|sweat|weary|tired_face|yawning_face|triumph|rage|angry|face_with_symbols_over_mouth|smiling_imp|imp|skull|skull_and_crossbones|poop|clown_face|japanese_ogre|japanese_goblin|ghost|alien|space_invader|robot|smiley_cat|smile_cat|joy_cat|heart_eyes_cat|smirk_cat|kissing_cat|scream_cat|crying_cat_face|pouting_cat|see_no_evil|hear_no_evil|speak_no_evil|kiss|love_letter|cupid|gift_heart|sparkling_heart|heartpulse|heartbeat|revolving_hearts|two_hearts|heart_decoration|heavy_heart_exclamation|broken_heart|heart|orange_heart|yellow_heart|green_heart|blue_heart|purple_heart|black_heart|100|anger|boom|dizzy|sweat_drops|dash|hole|bomb|speech_balloon|left_speech_bubble|right_anger_bubble|thought_balloon|zzz
    [/details]

    [details=”People & Body”]

    wave|raised_back_of_hand|raised_hand_with_fingers_splayed|raised_hand|vulcan_salute|ok_hand|pinching_hand|v|crossed_fingers|love_you_gesture|metal|call_me_hand|point_left|point_right|point_up_2|fu|point_down|point_up|+1|-1|fist|facepunch|fist_left|fist_right|clap|raised_hands|open_hands|palms_up_together|handshake|pray|writing_hand|nail_care|selfie|muscle|leg|foot|ear|nose|brain|tooth|bone|eyes|eye|tongue|lips|baby|child|boy|girl|adult|blonde_man|man|bearded_person|man_red_haired|man_curly_haired|man_white_haired|man_bald|woman|blonde_woman|woman_red_haired|woman_curly_haired|woman_white_haired|woman_bald|older_adult|older_man|older_woman|frowning_man|frowning_woman|pouting_man|pouting_woman|no_good_man|no_good_woman|ok_man|ok_woman|tipping_hand_man|tipping_hand_woman|raising_hand_man|raising_hand_woman|bowing_man|bowing_woman|man_facepalming|woman_facepalming|man_shrugging|woman_shrugging|man_health_worker|woman_health_worker|man_student|woman_student|man_teacher|woman_teacher|man_judge|woman_judge|man_farmer|woman_farmer|man_cook|woman_cook|man_mechanic|woman_mechanic|man_factory_worker|woman_factory_worker|man_office_worker|woman_office_worker|man_scientist|woman_scientist|man_technologist|woman_technologist|man_singer|woman_singer|man_artist|woman_artist|man_pilot|woman_pilot|man_astronaut|woman_astronaut|man_firefighter|woman_firefighter|policeman|policewoman|male_detective|female_detective|guardsman|guardswoman|construction_worker_man|construction_worker_woman|prince|princess|man_with_turban|woman_with_turban|man_with_gua_pi_mao|woman_with_headscarf|man_in_tuxedo|bride_with_veil|pregnant_woman|breast_feeding|angel|santa|mrs_claus|superhero|man_superhero|woman_superhero|supervillain|man_supervillain|woman_supervillain|mage|woman_mage|fairy|vampire|mermaid|merman|elf|genie|woman_genie|zombie|woman_zombie|massage_man|massage_woman|haircut_man|haircut_woman|walking_man|walking_woman|running_man|running_woman|dancer|man_dancing|business_suit_levitating|dancing_women|dancing_men|person_in_steamy_room|woman_in_steamy_room|person_climbing|woman_climbing|person_fencing|horse_racing|skier|snowboarder|golfing_man|golfing_woman|surfing_man|surfing_woman|rowing_man|rowing_woman|swimming_man|swimming_woman|basketball_man|basketball_woman|weight_lifting_man|weight_lifting_woman|biking_man|biking_woman|mountain_biking_man|mountain_biking_woman|man_cartwheeling|woman_cartwheeling|men_wrestling|women_wrestling|man_playing_water_polo|woman_playing_water_polo|man_playing_handball|woman_playing_handball|man_juggling|woman_juggling|person_in_lotus_position|woman_in_lotus_position|bath|sleeping_bed|two_women_holding_hands|couple|two_men_holding_hands|couplekiss_man_woman|couplekiss_man_man|couplekiss_woman_woman|couple_with_heart_woman_man|couple_with_heart_man_man|couple_with_heart_woman_woman|family_man_woman_boy|family_man_woman_girl|family_man_woman_girl_boy|family_man_woman_boy_boy|family_man_woman_girl_girl|family_man_man_boy|family_man_man_girl|family_man_man_girl_boy|family_man_man_boy_boy|family_man_man_girl_girl|family_woman_woman_boy|family_woman_woman_girl|family_woman_woman_girl_boy|family_woman_woman_boy_boy|family_woman_woman_girl_girl|family_man_boy|family_man_boy_boy|family_man_girl|family_man_girl_boy|family_man_girl_girl|family_woman_boy|family_woman_boy_boy|family_woman_girl|family_woman_girl_boy|family_woman_girl_girl|speaking_head|bust_in_silhouette|busts_in_silhouette|footprints
    [/details]

    [details=”Animals & Nature”]

    monkey_face|monkey|gorilla|orangutan|dog|dog2|service_dog|poodle|wolf|fox_face|raccoon|cat|cat2|lion|tiger|tiger2|leopard|horse|racehorse|unicorn|zebra|deer|cow|ox|water_buffalo|cow2|pig|pig2|boar|pig_nose|ram|sheep|goat|dromedary_camel|camel|llama|giraffe|elephant|rhinoceros|hippopotamus|mouse|mouse2|rat|hamster|rabbit|rabbit2|chipmunk|hedgehog|bat|bear|koala|panda_face|sloth|otter|kangaroo|badger|paw_prints|turkey|chicken|rooster|hatching_chick|baby_chick|hatched_chick|bird|penguin|dove|eagle|duck|swan|owl|flamingo|peacock|parrot|frog|crocodile|turtle|lizard|snake|dragon_face|dragon|sauropod|t_rex|whale|whale2|dolphin|fish|tropical_fish|blowfish|shark|octopus|shell|snail|butterfly|bug|ant|honeybee|beetle|cricket|spider|spider_web|scorpion|mosquito|microbe|bouquet|cherry_blossom|white_flower|rosette|rose|wilted_flower|hibiscus|sunflower|blossom|tulip|seedling|evergreen_tree|deciduous_tree|palm_tree|cactus|ear_of_rice|herb|shamrock|four_leaf_clover|maple_leaf|fallen_leaf|leaves
    [/details]

    [details=”Food & Drink”]

    grapes|melon|watermelon|tangerine|lemon|banana|pineapple|mango|apple|green_apple|pear|peach|cherries|strawberry|kiwi_fruit|tomato|coconut|avocado|eggplant|potato|carrot|corn|hot_pepper|cucumber|leafy_green|broccoli|mushroom|peanuts|chestnut|bread|croissant|baguette_bread|pretzel|bagel|pancakes|waffle|cheese|meat_on_bone|poultry_leg|cut_of_meat|bacon|hamburger|fries|pizza|hotdog|sandwich|taco|burrito|stuffed_flatbread|egg|fried_egg|shallow_pan_of_food|stew|bowl_with_spoon|green_salad|popcorn|salt|canned_food|bento|rice_cracker|rice_ball|rice|curry|ramen|spaghetti|sweet_potato|oden|sushi|fried_shrimp|fish_cake|moon_cake|dango|dumpling|fortune_cookie|takeout_box|crab|lobster|shrimp|squid|icecream|shaved_ice|ice_cream|doughnut|cookie|birthday|cake|cupcake|pie|chocolate_bar|candy|lollipop|custard|honey_pot|baby_bottle|milk_glass|coffee|tea|sake|champagne|wine_glass|cocktail|tropical_drink|beer|beers|clinking_glasses|tumbler_glass|cup_with_straw|ice_cube|chopsticks|plate_with_cutlery|fork_and_knife|spoon|hocho|amphora
    [/details]

    [details=”Travel & Places”]

    earth_africa|earth_americas|earth_asia|globe_with_meridians|world_map|japan|compass|mountain_snow|mountain|volcano|mount_fuji|camping|beach_umbrella|desert|desert_island|national_park|stadium|classical_building|building_construction|brick|houses|derelict_house|house|house_with_garden|office|post_office|european_post_office|hospital|bank|hotel|love_hotel|convenience_store|school|department_store|factory|japanese_castle|european_castle|wedding|tokyo_tower|statue_of_liberty|church|mosque|synagogue|shinto_shrine|kaaba|fountain|tent|foggy|night_with_stars|cityscape|sunrise_over_mountains|sunrise|city_sunset|city_sunrise|bridge_at_night|hotsprings|carousel_horse|ferris_wheel|roller_coaster|barber|circus_tent|steam_locomotive|railway_car|bullettrain_side|bullettrain_front|train2|metro|light_rail|station|tram|monorail|mountain_railway|train|bus|oncoming_bus|trolleybus|minibus|ambulance|fire_engine|police_car|oncoming_police_car|taxi|oncoming_taxi|red_car|oncoming_automobile|blue_car|truck|articulated_lorry|tractor|racing_car|motorcycle|motor_scooter|auto_rickshaw|bike|kick_scooter|skateboard|busstop|motorway|railway_track|oil_drum|fuelpump|rotating_light|traffic_light|vertical_traffic_light|stop_sign|construction|anchor|sailboat|canoe|speedboat|passenger_ship|ferry|motor_boat|ship|airplane|small_airplane|flight_departure|flight_arrival|parachute|seat|helicopter|suspension_railway|mountain_cableway|aerial_tramway|artificial_satellite|rocket|flying_saucer|bellhop_bell|luggage|hourglass|hourglass_flowing_sand|watch|alarm_clock|stopwatch|timer_clock|mantelpiece_clock|clock12|clock1230|clock1|clock130|clock2|clock230|clock3|clock330|clock4|clock430|clock5|clock530|clock6|clock630|clock7|clock730|clock8|clock830|clock9|clock930|clock10|clock1030|clock11|clock1130|new_moon|waxing_crescent_moon|first_quarter_moon|waxing_gibbous_moon|full_moon|waning_gibbous_moon|last_quarter_moon|waning_crescent_moon|crescent_moon|new_moon_with_face|first_quarter_moon_with_face|last_quarter_moon_with_face|thermometer|sunny|full_moon_with_face|sun_with_face|ringer_planet|star|star2|stars|milky_way|cloud|partly_sunny|cloud_with_lightning_and_rain|sun_behind_small_cloud|sun_behind_large_cloud|sun_behind_rain_cloud|cloud_with_rain|cloud_with_snow|cloud_with_lightning|tornado|fog|wind_face|cyclone|rainbow|closed_umbrella|open_umbrella|umbrella|parasol_on_ground|zap|snowflake|snowman_with_snow|snowman|comet|fire|droplet|ocean
    [/details]

    [details=”Activities”]

    jack_o_lantern|christmas_tree|fireworks|sparkler|firecracker|sparkles|balloon|tada|confetti_ball|tanabata_tree|bamboo|dolls|flags|wind_chime|rice_scene|red_gift_envelope|ribbon|gift|reminder_ribbon|tickets|ticket|medal_military|trophy|medal_sports|1st_place_medal|2nd_place_medal|3rd_place_medal|soccer|baseball|softball|basketball|volleyball|football|rugby_football|tennis|flying_disc|bowling|cricket_bat_and_ball|field_hockey|ice_hockey|lacrosse|ping_pong|badminton|boxing_glove|martial_arts_uniform|goal_net|golf|ice_skate|fishing_pole_and_fish|running_shirt_with_sash|ski|sled|curling_stone|dart|yo-yo|kite|8ball|crystal_ball|nazar_amulet|video_game|joystick|slot_machine|game_die|jigsaw|teddy_bear|spades|hearts|diamonds|clubs|chess_pawn|black_joker|mahjong|flower_playing_cards|performing_arts|framed_picture|art|thread|yarn
    [/details]

    [details=”Objects”]

    eyeglasses|dark_sunglasses|goggles|lab_coat|necktie|tshirt|jeans|scarf|gloves|coat|socks|dress|kimono|bikini|womans_clothes|purse|handbag|pouch|shopping|school_satchel|mans_shoe|athletic_shoe|hiking_boot|flat_shoe|high_heel|sandal|boot|crown|womans_hat|tophat|mortar_board|billed_cap|rescue_worker_helmet|prayer_beads|lipstick|ring|gem|mute|speaker|sound|loud_sound|loudspeaker|mega|postal_horn|bell|no_bell|musical_score|musical_note|notes|studio_microphone|level_slider|control_knobs|microphone|headphones|radio|saxophone|guitar|musical_keyboard|trumpet|violin|drum|iphone|calling|phone|telephone_receiver|pager|fax|battery|electric_plug|computer|desktop_computer|printer|keyboard|computer_mouse|trackball|minidisc|floppy_disk|cd|dvd|abacus|movie_camera|film_strip|film_projector|clapper|tv|camera|camera_flash|video_camera|vhs|mag|mag_right|candle|bulb|flashlight|izakaya_lantern|notebook_with_decorative_cover|closed_book|open_book|green_book|blue_book|orange_book|books|notebook|ledger|page_with_curl|scroll|page_facing_up|newspaper|newspaper_roll|bookmark_tabs|bookmark|label|moneybag|yen|dollar|euro|pound|money_with_wings|credit_card|receipt|chart|currency_exchange|heavy_dollar_sign|email|e-mail|incoming_envelope|envelope_with_arrow|outbox_tray|inbox_tray|package|mailbox|mailbox_closed|mailbox_with_mail|mailbox_with_no_mail|postbox|ballot_box|pencil2|black_nib|fountain_pen|pen|paintbrush|crayon|memo|briefcase|file_folder|open_file_folder|card_index_dividers|date|calendar|spiral_notepad|spiral_calendar|card_index|chart_with_upwards_trend|chart_with_downwards_trend|bar_chart|clipboard|pushpin|round_pushpin|paperclip|paperclips|straight_ruler|triangular_ruler|scissors|card_file_box|file_cabinet|wastebasket|lock|unlock|lock_with_ink_pen|closed_lock_with_key|key|old_key|hammer|pick|hammer_and_pick|hammer_and_wrench|dagger|crossed_swords|gun|bow_and_arrow|shield|wrench|nut_and_bolt|gear|clamp|balance_scale|link|chains|toolbox|magnet|alembic|test_tube|petri_dish|dna|microscope|telescope|satellite|syringe|pill|door|bed|couch_and_lamp|toilet|shower|bathtub|lotion_bottle|safety_pin|broom|basket|roll_of_toilet_paper|soap|sponge|fire_extinguisher|shopping_cart|smoking|coffin|funeral_urn|moyai
    [/details]

    [details=”Symbols”]

    atm|put_litter_in_its_place|potable_water|wheelchair|mens|womens|restroom|baby_symbol|wc|passport_control|customs|baggage_claim|left_luggage|warning|children_crossing|no_entry|no_entry_sign|no_bicycles|no_smoking|do_not_litter|non-potable_water|no_pedestrians|no_mobile_phones|underage|radioactive|biohazard|arrow_up|arrow_upper_right|arrow_right|arrow_lower_right|arrow_down|arrow_lower_left|arrow_left|arrow_upper_left|arrow_up_down|left_right_arrow|leftwards_arrow_with_hook|arrow_right_hook|arrow_heading_up|arrow_heading_down|arrows_clockwise|arrows_counterclockwise|back|end|on|soon|top|place_of_worship|atom_symbol|om|star_of_david|wheel_of_dharma|yin_yang|latin_cross|orthodox_cross|star_and_crescent|peace_symbol|menorah|six_pointed_star|aries|taurus|gemini|cancer|leo|virgo|libra|scorpius|sagittarius|capricorn|aquarius|pisces|ophiuchus|twisted_rightwards_arrows|repeat|repeat_one|arrow_forward|fast_forward|next_track_button|play_or_pause_button|arrow_backward|rewind|previous_track_button|arrow_up_small|arrow_double_up|arrow_down_small|arrow_double_down|pause_button|stop_button|record_button|cinema|low_brightness|high_brightness|signal_strength|vibration_mode|mobile_phone_off|infinity|recycle|fleur_de_lis|trident|name_badge|beginner|o|white_check_mark|ballot_box_with_check|heavy_check_mark|heavy_multiplication_x|x|negative_squared_cross_mark|heavy_plus_sign|heavy_minus_sign|heavy_division_sign|curly_loop|loop|part_alternation_mark|eight_spoked_asterisk|eight_pointed_black_star|sparkle|bangbang|interrobang|question|grey_question|grey_exclamation|exclamation|wavy_dash|copyright|registered|tm|hash|asterisk|zero|one|two|three|four|five|six|seven|eight|nine|keycap_ten|capital_abcd|abcd|1234|symbols|abc|a|ab|b|cl|cool|free|information_source|id|m|new|ng|o2|ok|parking|sos|up|vs|koko|sa|u6708|u6709|u6307|ideograph_advantage|u5272|u7121|u7981|accept|u7533|u5408|u7a7a|congratulations|secret|u55b6|u6e80|red_circle|large_blue_circle|black_circle|white_circle|black_large_square|white_large_square|black_medium_square|white_medium_square|black_medium_small_square|white_medium_small_square|black_small_square|white_small_square|large_orange_diamond|large_blue_diamond|small_orange_diamond|small_blue_diamond|small_red_triangle|small_red_triangle_down|diamond_shape_with_a_dot_inside|radio_button|white_square_button|black_square_button
    [/details]

    [details=”Flags”]

    checkered_flag|triangular_flag_on_post|crossed_flags|black_flag|white_flag|rainbow_flag|pirate_flag|ascension_island|andorra|united_arab_emirates|afghanistan|antigua_barbuda|anguilla|albania|armenia|angola|antarctica|argentina|american_samoa|austria|australia|aruba|aland_islands|azerbaijan|bosnia_herzegovina|barbados|bangladesh|belgium|burkina_faso|bulgaria|bahrain|burundi|benin|st_barthelemy|bermuda|brunei|bolivia|caribbean_netherlands|brazil|bahamas|bhutan|bouvet_island|botswana|belarus|belize|canada|cocos_islands|congo_kinshasa|central_african_republic|congo_brazzaville|switzerland|cote_divoire|cook_islands|chile|cameroon|cn|colombia|clipperton_island|costa_rica|cuba|cape_verde|curacao|christmas_island|cyprus|czech_republic|de|diego_garcia|djibouti|denmark|dominica|dominican_republic|algeria|ceuta_and_melilla|ecuador|estonia|egypt|western_sahara|eritrea|es|ethiopia|eu|finland|fiji|falkland_islands|micronesia|faroe_islands|fr|gabon|uk|grenada|georgia|french_guiana|guernsey|ghana|gibraltar|greenland|gambia|guinea|guadeloupe|equatorial_guinea|greece|south_georgia_south_sandwich_islands|guatemala|guam|guinea_bissau|guyana|hong_kong|heard_and_mc_donald_islands|honduras|croatia|haiti|hungary|canary_islands|indonesia|ireland|israel|isle_of_man|india|british_indian_ocean_territory|iraq|iran|iceland|it|jersey|jamaica|jordan|jp|kenya|kyrgyzstan|cambodia|kiribati|comoros|st_kitts_nevis|north_korea|kr|kuwait|cayman_islands|kazakhstan|laos|lebanon|st_lucia|liechtenstein|sri_lanka|liberia|lesotho|lithuania|luxembourg|latvia|libya|morocco|monaco|moldova|montenegro|st_martin|madagascar|marshall_islands|macedonia|mali|myanmar|mongolia|macau|northern_mariana_islands|martinique|mauritania|montserrat|malta|mauritius|maldives|malawi|mexico|malaysia|mozambique|namibia|new_caledonia|niger|norfolk_island|nigeria|nicaragua|netherlands|norway|nepal|nauru|niue|new_zealand|oman|panama|peru|french_polynesia|papua_new_guinea|philippines|pakistan|poland|st_pierre_miquelon|pitcairn_islands|puerto_rico|palestinian_territories|portugal|palau|paraguay|qatar|reunion|romania|serbia|ru|rwanda|saudi_arabia|solomon_islands|seychelles|sudan|sweden|singapore|st_helena|slovenia|svalbard_and_jan_mayen|slovakia|sierra_leone|san_marino|senegal|somalia|suriname|south_sudan|sao_tome_principe|el_salvador|sint_maarten|syria|swaziland|tristan_da_cunha|turks_caicos_islands|chad|french_southern_territories|togo|thailand|tajikistan|tokelau|timor_leste|turkmenistan|tunisia|tonga|tr|trinidad_tobago|tuvalu|taiwan|tanzania|ukraine|uganda|us_outlying_islands|united_nations|us|uruguay|uzbekistan|vatican_city|st_vincent_grenadines|venezuela|british_virgin_islands|us_virgin_islands|vietnam|vanuatu|wallis_futuna|samoa|kosovo|yemen|mayotte|south_africa|zambia|zimbabwe
    [/details]

3. Block emoji from being posted

As a final measure, you can add any emoji you wish to block from being posted to the “Watched Words” setting found at /admin/logs/watched_words/action/block. Be sure to use the full emoji code like :slight_smile:. Watched words allows you to upload a list, but it needs to be one emoji on each line.

Installation

Repository Link
https://github.com/tshenry/discourse-omit-emoji

If you are unfamiliar with theme components and how to install them, check out the theme installation guide . And if you’d like to learn more about Discourse themes, take a look at this guide .

If you have any ideas for improvement, or issues to report please don’t hesitate to share. Note that there are limitations with theme components, so I can’t promise every proposed improvement will be possible :)