Look & Feel Settings: Customize Site Behavior

All the settings within Customize Site Behavior section

Path: Community Settings >> Customization >> Customize Site Behavior
 
This article will walk you through all the settings to customize the community behavior ( Interaction with the users). The Customize Site Behavior setting is separated in 2 major toggle sections:

Basic Settings

Advanced Settings

Customize Site Behavior: Basic

The Basic settings are further divided into the following sub-sections:

General
Idea Submission Settings
Idea Details Screen
User Profile Screen
Miscellaneous

General

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Homepage Login Prompt: When turned "ON", the login box pops up, as soon as the user goes to the community login page. This switch is only visible to the private community. If the community is public this switch will not be visible under Customize Site Behavior.
 
Disable Up/Down Vote Count: Enabling this setting displays the votes in Scale mode instead of Net Vote Count.


Hide Net Votes: Hide the number of votes gained by an idea.
 
Vote Down: Disables the ability to vote an idea down. Only available when you have Up/Down Voting selected in  Global System Settings: Voting System.
 
Allow Idea Linking: Enabling this switch will allow all members to link the ideas to one another.

Collect Geo-Location Data: When the switch is ON, the Administrator can track the Geo Location of the users provided the users have permitted their browsers to allow tracking Geolocation.

Note: For advanced settings under General scroll down to General (Advanced)

Idea Submission Settings

Click here to know about Idea Submission Settings in details

Idea Details Screen

 

Allow to Email Idea Author: This allows the moderator to email the author/owner of the idea. But, administrators are also allowed to email once they are assigned as global moderator/campaign moderators.

Click here to know how to send an email to Author in detail
 
Vote Activity Module: When turned ON, the vote activity stream is visible on the Idea Detail Screen.
 
Display Report Duplicate : Displays the report duplicate link on the ideas page and summary page in the more option. - typically visible for normal users only.

Enable Stage Timeline: It displays idea's stage progress in a timeline fashion in the idea details page below the idea description.

User Profile Screen

 

'Hide My Identity': When the switch is ON, the Admin permits the users to hide their identity in the Community. When OFF it disallows the ability of a user to hide their identity by updating their profile.

Note: When OFF, it also removes Hide my identity box from the registration page.

 

 

Allow Members to upload profile picture: Only after we enable this setting will the members get an option to upload a profile picture of their own.

Note: For advanced settings under User Profile Screen scroll down to User Profile Screen (Advanced)

 

Miscellaneous

 

Automatically vote for own idea: When ON, Idea submitter automatically votes on own idea as soon as idea is submitted.

Customize Site Behavior: Advanced

The Advanced settings have few more settings in addition to the Basic settings in following sub-sections:

General
User Profile Screen

General (Advanced)

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Allow To Retract Votes: This allows the member to change his vote any time after he has voted.

Show end-date of each campaign in the sidebar: Shows 'End date' (Expiry date) of a campaign besides its name on the homepage.

Exclude private ideas from statistics: Enabling this will exclude all private ideas from the statistics shown in campaign activity.

Display Community Logo in Community Banner: In case you wish to see the Community Banner along with the community logo on the homepage.

Default view is Grid View: The dropdown offers various views that we can select from, however the default view is Grid view. Ideas in a grid pattern displaying more ideas at a time.

Help Article: http://support.ideascale.com/setup/grid-view-for-idea-display

Default Ideas Filter: The dropdown offers various views that we can select from, however the default view is Recent. The Recent filter displays all the recent ideas in the community.

User Profile Screen (Advanced)

 

Force Community-Wide Anonymity: When ON Hides identity of all the members in the community.


Default Value for 'Hide My Identity': When this option is enabled any new user trying to register with this community, will see Hide My Identity enabled by default on the registration page. However, users still can disable it from the registration page.

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