This page explains how a create your own dashboard for your platform.
Note: This feature is not part of the default Open Social product (basic/distro), but can be ordered as an extension module.
A site manager and a content manager have the ability to create their own dashboards. They can set it as the landing page of the platform or as a user storyboard. There are plenty of options.
Create a Dashboard
Login > go to Content > add content > add a dashboard admin/add/dashboard
Give your Dashboard a Title
Once you saved your Dashboard, you can start editing the Layout and customize it to your liking.
Press add a section> choose a layout> name the section
Different sections can have different blocks and sizes, such as shown below.
You can implement several types of entities in those blocks.
Currently, we provide:
- Custom content block
- A Hero image
- Highlighted content
- Highlighted items, like quick links (ex. Social Media button/link)
- Introduction (text/full HTML)
- Text Box
- Activity stream
- Pre-set automatically populated (latest topics, upcoming events, newest groups, newest members)
- Follow Tag button
FHQ (accordion block)
Personalized user block.
Pictures below show examples of specific content blocks in several formats and examples of dashboards.
The Dashboard possibilities are endless! They can be linked and placed on your platform to your advantage.