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How to create a post

Create posts to keep your community up-to-date and engaged.

Posts are a great way to engage with your members (give them what they want!)

To create a post in the CMS follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to 'posts' in the left hand menu navigation.
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2. You will be presented with the option to post on either the 'official' or 'community' wall.

3. Choose your wall and write your content.

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4. Select the 'author' via the drop down above the text box.

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5. If you like, add an image or video to your post via the selector to the right of your text (uploading it directly from your computer).

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6. To add an action button or poll click on the meatballs to the lower left hand of the text box and select either 'add link button' or 'add poll'.

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7. Clicking on 'add link button' exposes the fields to input button text and the link. 

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8. Clicking on 'add poll' exposes fields were you can input up to 4 answers. The question should go in the main post text box.

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9. If you want you can schedule your post down to the minute (via the schedule icon to the bottom left of the text box).

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10. Send a push notification to inform users that you have posted by clicking on the bell icon to the bottom left of the text box. Push notifications can be customised; However, in the absence of text a standard 'x... app has posted an update' will send to all members.

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11. Click on the wheel icon to add an advanced setting. These advanced settings include making it a sponsored post or pinning it to the top of the feed for up to a week.

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Lastly, when you're happy just click 'post'!

It's as simple as that.

 

 

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