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Member Preferences and Features

  1. Editing your profile

    Profiles can form a key part of your community. Each member of your site will have one that can be viewed by other members (should they have permission to do so) and can be customised to the members liking. A members content and other important information relating a member can be found in this area. Editing your profile information To get to your profile you can select your name at the top of the page and select "Profile" as seen in the i
  2. Account settings

    By selecting your name and then notification settings on the front end of your site, your users will be presented with a screen similar to the below where they can change various settings related to their account as seen and illustrated in the image below.   Overview On the overview page you will see the accounts you are connected to such as facebook, google+ and more, along with links to
  3. Sending/Receiving messages

    Sending messages between members in IPS4 is a simple but powerful tool you can use to communicate with your members (or they can communicate with each other) away from your community.  When receiving a message, you will see a number appear next to your inbox icon showing the number of unread messages that you have. This would be similar to the image below.   Sending and receiving messages&
  4. Managing followed content

    With all the content that you can follow in the IPS community suite, it is important that you can manage this easily and in one place. You can manage your followed content in this way by selecting your name in the top right, then selecting "Manage Followed Content" When clicking on this option, you will be presented with the following screen. You will notice that you can filter through different types of content using the menu on the left
  5. Viewing Attachments

    Within the IPS4 Community suite, you will be adding attachments within posts, blogs, and many more areas. By clicking on your name and selecting "My Attachments" you can view a list of these. This will let you know where these documents are attached if you need to find then and you can also download these direct from the page.   Within the admin CP, you also have a similar area for all files that have been attache
  6. Reputation & Reactions

    Reputation & Reactions are an important part of communities across the internet. IPS Community Suite gives you the flexibility to set these up in a way which is suites your own community needs.   Basic Settings Reputation settings can be managed in the following location in your ACP Members -> Member Settings -> Reputation & Reactions From the basic settings screen, you can set up various overall settings, related to how reputation and reactions wor
  7. Custom Profile Fields

    In any community there will always be information you want to capture about your members which is not provided within the core product. In IPS Community Suite you can set up as many of these as you like, and group them accordingly. If you visit the following location within your admin CP you will be presented with the following screen for setting up these fields. Setting up profile fields Clicking on the Create Ne
  8. Profile Completion

    Completing forms can be a tedious job for anyone, however an important area when capturing data for your members. Filling in a large form to register on a site can be somewhat of a turn off to potential members. Invision Community Suite provides the facility for you to get your members signed up quickly, whilst also giving you the ability to capture any data that you need, by way of profile completion tasks. What is it? Profile completion allows potential members to sign up to
  9. Post color highlighting

    Often when you are reading a topic, comments, or other posts, you will see team members replying. Although IPS Community Suite already allows groups to set up custom images and member titles, these replies can get lost in the noise. Within IPS4, you can switch on post highlighting per member group. This makes sure the reply stands out from the rest of the replies, as shown in the images below.   Of course, this feature works everywhere; from calendar comments to article repl
  10. User Ranks

    Ranks are titles and images which can be applied to a member upon reaching a set number of content items on your site. These will show up withi the posts of a member. You can set these up from the following area within your admin CP: Members>Member Settings>Ranks Once you are in this area, you will see the default set which will look something similar to the below. You can edit any of these with the pencil icon, or alternatively select "Add new rank"   On clicking
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