Interests selection on registration process: interests are necessary for addressing the content to the appropriate audience. During the registration process, it could be necessary to ask what interests the user wants to follow. If the community covers various interests, we suggest to ask users which ones they want to follow. If the community is specific, we suggest to assign the interests to the users by default, and skip the interests profiling process. Please note that users can anyway follow/unfollow every interest while using the community.
Connections: this feature allows you to activate or deactivate the possibility of making the users of the Community, connect with each other, if you deactivate it, the the Social Graph feature described below will also be automatically deactivated .
Social Graph: this feature is designed to facilitate the connection between the community users (social graph), suggesting those users that may be interesting to connect with, through a sophisticated recommendation engine. Social graph is strategic for users retention and engagement. A community is like a physical place, the more friends or people we know or appreciate are there, the more we will come back. In certain cases (for example an internal company community), social graph could not be necessary and can be deactivated.
People Search: this feature allows you to activate or deactivate the "People" section from the Community, if you deactivate it, the possibility of performing an internal search for the users of the Community will be removed.
Posting: activating this feature will prevent all the users of the Community from publishing posts. The only roles authorized for this activity will be Community staff members.
Polls: a poll is a small survey. The whole community users will be notified and can contribute on any poll related to an interest they are following. The creation of a poll can be accessible only to the community staff members or open to every user.Score System (by default)-This section simply shows how the user scoring system works.It is an important feature and cannot be deactivated but only customized in the Admin panel.
Loyalty Program - Basic: this feature allows community users to gain points for certain actions they perform on the community and eventually redeem prizes. In certain cases (for example an internal company community), the Loyalty Program may not be necessary and can be deactivated.
Incubator: sometimes community staff may overlook interests that are very popular among users but yet not present in the community. This feature allows users to suggest certain interests to the staff members, that can then decide if publish it or not.
Location content: sometimes it could be necessary to restrict the content audience to a certain geographical area. Geocoding allows to localize contents.