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Member account - features
T.Konopka posted a topic in First steps on the ForumHere's a brief explanation of what a user of a member account is able to do on the Forum: - Send files up to 102400 kB You can easily send files to other members, as long as those files won't be larger than 102400kB. - Vote in polls A member is able to vote in any of the polls that can be found in the special Polls subforum. - Use tags Proper tags usage guarantees that a post would be easier to find in a forum and could result in it getting more attention from other users. Do not be afraid to use them. - Use the rating system A rating system is a way to appreciate other users and let the whole community know, who's the most helpful. - Edit their posts You're always able to edit any of your posts. However, please, once your problem is solved, don't change it's content to "solved" as it's supposed to serve as help to others as well. - Report content If you see any behaviour that breaks the rules of our forum, please, report that post in order to inform one of the admins. - Edit their own profile You can upload a profile photo with a size up to 300kB, it can even be animated. You can also upload a photo which will serve as your cover (up to 500kB). Your profile is the place to express yourself. However, please, make sure that it won't offend anyone and break the Forum's rules - Give 10 reputation points per day A member has 10 reputation points to distribute freely on a daily basis. - Update their status Pretty self-explanatory. But again, be sure to watch your manners - Add signatures A member is able to add a signature that would appear below every post that they create. It can contain up to 3 images (1080x128px), 40 links, and 30 lines of text. - Send messages to multiple users A member is able to send a message to 45 other users and have 300 conversations stored in their messenger. - Create as many posts as they like There is no daily limit to the number of posts created by a single user. - Deleting their own content A member is able to delete their own status updates, files or conversations. However, they're not able to delete their posts as they are kept as a source of knowledge for other members of our community. - Upload attachments You're free to upload as many attachments as you like, but a single file cannot be larger than 102400kB.
T.Konopka posted a topic in First steps on the ForumIn case you were curious about what groups are there on our Forum and what they represent, here’s a brief explanation: There are 10 different groups on the forum and each of them has different privileges etc. Guest: A visitor without an account. Has basically no privileges and can only browse through posts. Member: A standard member of our forum. Can send files, vote, tag, rate, report, set up their own profile, and send messages. Fibaro Partner: One of our official partners and a true expert in home automation. Fibar Group: A FIBARO employee. Moderator: A person responsible for watching over the forum and day-to-day maintenance. Administrator: A person responsible for the forum’s technical issues, development etc.
How to properly use the search tool
T.Konopka posted a topic in First steps on the Forum1. Enter the section of the forum that we would like to search, click the field next to the magnifying glass icon and type the phrase that you’re interested in: 2. Now you can browse through the entries containing your phrase: 3. If you want to perform a more specified search, click „More search options” and modify the search options to fit your needs: 4. You can also change the way the results are shown by clicking „Sort by”: 5. And there it is! That’s the search process in a nutshell.
How to share posts
T.Konopka posted a topic in First steps on the ForumIn order to share a post from the forum you need to: 1. Navigate to the post that you want to share: 2. Click the proper icon in the top right corner of the post: 3. Done! You should see a window with a link to the post pop up: 4. If you want to share this post in a different thread, just paste it in the reply window: 5. If you want to post it as a link, instead of it being show in the form of a window, just click „Display as a link instead”: 6. Click „Submit Reply” and done!
How to mention other users in your posts
T.Konopka posted a topic in First steps on the ForumA lot of you were asking how to mention other users in your posts. Here’s a step-by-step guide: 1. In case when a particular user is yet to be involved in a given thread, all you have to do is type their nick preceded by „@” (no space) 1. In case when said user had already contributed to a given thread, all you need to do is click on the „@” symbol next to their nick by their post. In both cases, the effect would be the same. The user’s nick would appear in a blue border and they’ll receive a notification:
In order to ensure that the forum stays clear and easy to read, we strongly advise to use the „spoiler” feature when attaching an image or a video clip to your post. Here’s a short tutorial to guide you through the process: 1. Attach a file to your post: 2. Drag the attached image from the „Uploaded images” field and drop it in the one above. 3. Click on the image that you’ve just moved to select it and click on the “Spoiler” icon: Remember! If you want to attach a link from YouTube you should first click the „Spoiler” icon, in order to create a proper field, and then paste the link into it. 4. Click on „Submit Reply” and done!