This is a simple theme component that adds an explicit mute toggle under the topic timeline. The button toggles between mute and normal tracking statuses.

29%20PM: 541x500,75%

:octopus: Github repo: https://github.com/awesomerobot/discourse-mute-button

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

That’s all it does! If you don’t care about the other tracking types you can hide that now-redundant button with some CSS

.timeline-container 
.timeline-footer-controls 
button.dropdown-select-box-header {
    display: none;
}