The new board updates are coming to you by May 10th! Here are some things you need to know about what is changing:
· Tag a fellow Knottie in the discussion or post?
o Just use the @ symbol - @KnotJackie
· Manage my Notification Preferences?
o Go to your community profile, click Edit Profile
o You can decide if you want to be notified by email or a mini-popup while in community
· Earn badges?
o You can earn badges for a variety of actions – more info coming!
When will I receive notifications?
o New contribution to a discussion you started
o Been mentioned / tagged in a post
o Earned a badge
o Been warned
o New private message
o New posts in your bookmarks
What is changing with Private Messaging?
o More prominent on member profiles
o You can now message multiple users in one PM
o You will be notified when new messages
What are my new options when creating a new thread on a board?
o New discussion
o New poll
o New question
· Creator of question can designate one reply as the answer, awarding points to the member who submitted the chosen/best answer
How do I ignore a user?
o User goes to her preferences page
o There is a ‘Ignore List’ as an option in the left rail
o Click this and type the name of the user, save.
o There’s a max of 5
What is the process when the community rules are violated?
o Warnings take points away from users
o Each warning is for a specified time period
o 5 warnings equate to ban
o Moderators/TK Administrators can send message to users with a warning
MODERATORS --- you will be getting your own Private Moderator board. If you see it, you are a mod! We’ll be posting mod names on the boards as soon as the updates continue. Once the board is live, we will be posting your new roles and permissions there.