Path: Customization>> Customize Site Behavior>> General>> Show "Off Topic" Link Alongside Campaigns

IdeaScale offers a way to label certain posts as "Off-Topic". When ideas are labeled as Off-Topic, the idea is placed into a special category in a different part of your community. This category is not included in the "Top Ideas" or "Recent Ideas" view. This is a great technique for moving controversial ideas off to a separate part of your community, without completely deleting the idea (and thus running into free speech issues).

 
The community administrator has the ability to show or hide Off-Topic links alongside campaigns in the right navigation of the community home page from given path:

How do I mark an idea as off-topic?
Marking an idea as off-topic is a way in which we label the idea. Once logged in as a moderator, click the "Flag" icon, and then choose "Off-Topic" from the dropdown menu.

Idea submitter may be notified by idea status change email notification when Idea Stage change to Off-topic stage 

Learn more about Custom Labels

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