The Home Page is generally your starting point for the Community, and presents a layout that contains Latest Members, Recent Activities and Recent Group Activities. Your username displays near the top right to show you are logged in. You may also navigate to other main areas of the Community by using the main menu at top left of your screen.
The Profile page is where your personal profile and your applications will be displayed. A User Profile picture can be uploaded, and it will be automatically resized to fit the display area.
The top right side of the page displays your profile details. You may edit it through the "Edit" button. Under the Profile details, the status updates of your Connections is displayed, and a button to list all your connections. Connections are friends and community colleagues you invite to associate with.
Your profile name will display some details. Karma, Member since, Last online and Profile view(s). Below them, you may update your status, such as what are you currently up to, etc. This board will also update you with any incoming message or friend request.
Moving on, you will find four modules buttons. First is "Invite connections" button to allow you invite friends from your contact email by keying in your friend email. Next are "Add Photos", "Add Apps" and "Start a Group" Button.
Other than above, the Profile page also display other personal details. First is the update of the users latest activities, continued with the list of applications that you have added to your profile.
Karma is a user point-system used in the Community. It shows how active you are in the Community. Karma will only be activated only when you have uploaded a picture in your user profile. You may increase Karma by becoming involved in the the Community by adding photos and videos, posting articles, starting or joining Groups, responding to communication, etc.
Under the groups tab, shows which groups you currently join. You will only be able to see the Groups if you have added the Groups application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Groups application.
Shows images you have uploaded to your Profile. You will only see images if you have added the Photos application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Photos application.
In Wall, you and your connections are able to leave a comment on your Profile Page. You will only see the comments if you have added the Walls application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Walls application.
The Community Wall supports Videos. You can post Youtube videos by typing
In user profile custom fields, for those text field that represent a url link (e.g. Home Page), you can add the string 'http://' follow by your url address, e.g. 'http://www.clearcenter.com'. Then when displayed in your profile page, the string value will automatically converted to a clickable hyperlink.
There are many applications within Our Community. You can choose which applications you would like to have on your Profile, much like how Facebook and other Social Networks operate. Click here for the list of Applications. Or, to see the list of applications, go to Application --> Browse
To edit, go to Application --> Edit. Here, you will be able to:
1. find out what these applications are for
2. setting each of the application based on your preferences
3. set the arrangement of applications by dragging it (ctrl + drag up or down).
4. adjust the privacy setting of each application
5. remove the application that you do not want to use
Our Community personal messaging system allows you to send a message to any site members easily. There are 2 ways to send a message, via your own inbox or by clicking on a user's profile and writing a message.
You can join and participate in groups easily. Before you can post on the group wall or create a discussion, you will first need to become a member of the group. Click the "Join Now" to join your group of choice. To manage a Group that you joined, go to Application --> Group. Here, you can view the current groups, search a group as well as view groups that you have joined. You can also create a new group.
Announcements lists all bulletins you with to make to the group. Announcements does not support replies. Only Group founder can Create Bulletin for Announcements.
Discussion lists all discussions anyone posts in the groups. Discussions support replies from group members.
Wall supports Wall posts from members of a group. Wall also supports Syret (hence youtube videos). Only Group founder can Remove Wall posts.
Photos & Media
To manage your photos, go to Application --> Media.
Here, you can upload new photos, browse them and create photo albums.