Contribute to a community

This section of the guide explains how you can contribute to a community you’re interested in. Specifically this section covers off how you can:

  • start a new discussion within a community,

  • contribute to community discussions,

  • upload important information for people interested in or contributing to a community.

Start a discussion within a community

Overview

Anyone can create a discussion topic within a community—it’s one of the great features of Squiz Workplace. New discussion topics are created within Community overview pages.

This section provides a step-by-step guide for starting your next discussion topic.

Guide

  1. Navigate to the relevant Community Overview page.

  2. Locate the Discussions tab within the Discussions section of the page.

  3. Click on the 'Start a discussion' button. This will reveal a two-field form for you to fill out.

  4. Once the 'new topic' form has been revealed you can complete one of the following options.

    • Cancel the discussion by clicking the 'Cancel discussion' button.

    • Create a new discussion by:

      1. entering in a new topic in the Topic form field.

      2. entering in the first comment for your discussion topic in the Markdown editor. Please note: see the Social collaboration section of this guide for help with making a comment and using the Markdown editor.

      3. clicking the 'Post' button to start your new discussion topic.

  5. Once you have 'posted' your discussion topic, it will appear in the Discussions tab listing of all discussions.

  6. Clicking on the discussion topic, within the Discussions tab listing, will result in opening up the newly created Community discussion page.

Contribute to a discussion within a community

Overview

As with community discussion topics, anyone can add a comment to a Community discussion page.

This section provides a step-by-step guide for adding a comment to a community discussion.

Guide

  1. Navigate to the Community discussion page you wish to contribute to.

  2. Click on the 'Contribute to this discussion' button. This will scroll the page down for you to add a comment in the Markdown editor.

  3. Enter your comment into the Markdown editor. Please note: see the Social collaboration section of this guide for help with making a comment and using the Markdown editor.

  4. Click on the 'Post' button to contribute your comment to the discussion. Once you have 'posted' your comment, it will appear at the topic of the discussion thread.

Adding a key document within a community

Overview

As with community discussion topics, anyone can add a key document within a community. New key documents are uploaded within Community overview pages.

This section provides a step-by-step guide for adding key documents to your community.

Guide

  1. Navigate to the relevant Community Overview page.

  2. Locate the Key documents tab within the Discussions section of the page.

  3. Click on the 'Add a document' button. This will reveal a modal pop-up to add your document.

  4. Within the Upload a document modal pop-up:

    1. Click the 'Choose file' button and select a file for uploading. Please note: the size of the file must be no larger than 20MB.

    2. Enter in a title for the file in the Title form-field.

    3. Click the 'Upload' button to upload the file to the Key documents listing.

  5. Once you have uploaded your key document, it will appear in the Key document tab listing of all documents.

  6. Clicking on the key document, within the Key document tab listing, will result in the file being opened in your web browser or downloaded to you computer.

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