Blogs

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Connecting is a two way street. When you hover over the name of a community member in a piece of content, view a profile, view the member directory, or view the members tab of a community, you will find the ability to connect. If the member accepts your request, you will connect and they will be visible in you contacts on your profile. This is a good way to collect important contacts and have them at the ready for consultation, engagement, and the sharing of ideas. When setting up your profile security, you can also allow contacts to see more about you than the public or authenticated users. Note: If you accept a connection request, that member can directly ...
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When you @ mention someone, if they have their notifications turned on, they will be notified.  To @ mention , type the @ sign followed by at least 3 characters. A menu will allow you to select the person you want to draw into the conversation.  ​​​​
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Tagging Content

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Tags help us stay organized and help people with the same interests find content. To tag content while you are creating it,  type the hash (#) sign. A menu allows you to select from previous tags or just keep typing to create your own. To tag content after creation, find and open the content, locate the green tags, then add your tag by clicking Add a tag . ​
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Signing in or logging in to the community is easy. If you were a member of the previous community, complete the following procedure: Click Sign In at the top right of the main community page. Click Confirm Your Email on the Login or Register window.  Enter your  Email Address , and then click  Send Password Link . Check your Inbox, you will see an email with subject " Forgotten password on..." Open your email, and then click the provided link to walk you through the rest of the sign in, including acceptance of our Terms and Conditions. If you are a new member, complete the following procedure: Click Sign In ...
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Remember to circle back when you have asked a question to make sure you give credit to the member who answers your question. As the original poster, you have the ability to select and answer as the Best Answer. To select the best answer on a thread: Ensure you are logged into the community, and then select your avatar and your profile from the Avatar menu. Select the My Contributions tab, and then click List of Contributions . Click the discussion for which you want to select a Best Answer. Navigate to the reply that is the best answer to the question. Select the down arrow next to Reply Inline, and then click Make Best Answer . Note: ...
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Voting on an Idea

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One of the easiest ways to engage in the community is to vote for a feature request or idea for the solution. When you vote, you lend your voice to that of the original poster, and we know more than one customer is interested. Let your voice be heard. To vote on an idea: Log in to the community, and then click Ideas in the top menu. If you are not logged in, you will not see the Ideas menu item. On the Ideation page, you can sort ideas by category, stage/status, among other facets. To vote for an idea, click the thumbs-up icon in either the widget form of the idea or the full-page view. Widget view: Full-page view: Note: If the preview ...
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Do you have an idea for us to enhance or take our products in a new direction? We want to hear from you. To create an idea: Log in to the community, and then click Ideas in the top menu. If you are not logged in, you will not see the Ideas menu item. On the Ideation page, click Add on the right side. Provide a title and a description which includes your use case. The more detail you can provide, the more likely others will understand and share your need, making it more likely to be voted up and incorporated in the product. When you have provided your use case, make sure to select the correct product category before clicking Save . ...
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Writing a Blog

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We want your voice in our community. We want to hear you. To create a blog: Log in to the community, and then click Browse > Blogs . You can always blog in your own space. You may need permission to blog in one of the other communities. The best way to start is to create your blog and then let people know it is there. It’s quite possible that an admin will associate your blog with the community you want to associate it with. Note: Remember to reveal the Search Engine Optimization features and use canonical URLs if you have posted your blog in other locations. #Blogging #HowT
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Finding Your Drafts

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The community saves your work when you are idle for 10 seconds. Drafts of material can be found in your profile, whether your draft was saved automatically, and you are accessing the material after a crash or mistakenly closing your browser. Or, you are looking for drafts of posts or blogs you saved as drafts and are actively coming back to work on. To locate your drafts: Log in to the community, and then click your profile picture (or silhouette) at the top right of the window. Click Profile . Select the My Contributions tab, and then click List of Contributions . On the List of Contributions window, filter the list and select View draft ...
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When you join a community, you are asked how you would like to be contacted by that community. If you select Realtime, for example, you will be notified of every post in that community. You can modify these notifications and select digest options, also. To update your notification preferences: Log in to the community, and then click your profile picture (or silhouette) at the top right of the window. Click Profile . Select the My Account tab, and then click Community Notifications . Review the Community Notification window carefully and ensure your selections reflect your needs. Notes: If you are closely tracking a community, ...
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It is annoying to be emailed excessively by an organization. We understand, and we do not want to frustrate or annoy you. Please adjust your preferences to reflect what type of communications you want to receive. These notifications include system notification, community emails (for example, reminders to review content you created for new activity and suggestions to update your profile), participation emails (these emails are triggered when someone replies to a thread of yours or mentions you or a handful of other actions), and promotional emails. For more information about digest emails for your communities, see “How to Modify Your Community Notification Preferences” ...
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Just because you entered information into your profile does not mean you want everyone who browses the community to see it. You have control over the privacy of your information. To modify your privacy settings: Log in to the community, and then click your profile picture (or silhouette) at the top right of the window. Click Profile . Select the My Account tab, and then click Privacy Settings . Modify the settings you want to change on the Privacy Settings page. #HowTo #hide #show #privat
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Of course, we never want to see you go, but when you navigate away, remember to log out first. To log out of the community: Click your profile picture (or silhouette) at the top right of the window, and then click Logout . #HowTo #loggingou
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Things change. Maybe you have never updated your profile and now it is time to share a picture of the person answering all those questions ßyou! Whatever the case, complete the following procedure to update or modify your profile. To update your profile: Log in to the community, and then click your profile picture (or silhouette) at the top right of the window. Click Profile . On the My Profile tab, you can update any of the following: Your bio Photo Contact information Social links Education Job history Professional associations Awards ...
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We all make mistakes … or maybe you found new information and want to provide it, even better. You can edit either your discussion or your reply to a discussion. To modify your discussion topic or reply: Navigate to the discussion or reply you want to edit. Select the Reply Inline menu, and then select Edit . If you want to remove your response, select Remove . If the comment is the last in a thread, you can Delete the response. #HowTo #edi
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Replying to a Discussion

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When you want to respond and add your voice to a current discussion, complete the following procedure. To reply to a discussion: Log in to the community, and then select All Communities from the Communities menu. Click the community which contains the post to which you want to reply. Select the discussion on the Discussions tab in the Thread Subject column. Click either Reply Inline or Reply to Discussion . Replying inline follows the indentation and lists each reply to a reply as a further indented part of the discussion. When you reply to the original discussion, the indention is equal to the initial reply and is not indented further. ...
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All communities need members who ask questions, state opinions, share their experiences, and engage with one another. The following procedure walks you through creating a discussion post to start the conversation. To create a discussion: Log in to the community. If you have not created a log in, please do so. You must be logged in to post a discussion. Select All Communities from the Communities menu. Click the community in which you want to post. On the home page of the community, navigate to the discussion tab and click Post New Message . Give your post a name and provide information in the body of the post, then click Send . ...
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