How can I join a community?
How can I submit an idea?
How can I vote on an idea?
How can I comment on an idea?
How can I see my activity within the community?

How can I join a community?

Depending on your community you can either register via email or SSO. To register follow the below directions: 

1) Type the URL of the community you are planning to join. You will see the registration link above the login form. 

2) Click on 'Register' to see the following pop-up.

3) Upon completing the registration process, you will get the following screen.

4) Go to your inbox to verify your email address by clicking on the link within the verification email sent to you.

5) Clicking the link and inputting the verification code from your email will bring you inside your new IdeaScale account where you will set your password and then complete your community profile. Complete all required fields.

If you are already registered at one IdeaScale community and would like to contribute to another community, you can do so by following the given steps :

  • Type the URL of the community you'd like to join.

  • In the login form type in the credentials, you used to register for your first IdeaScale community.

  • Once logged in, click on Join this Community from the top bar as show below.

How can I submit an idea?

You can submit an idea by logging into the community and clicking on the Submit your idea field below the campaign carousel.

You can also click on the orange + button on the top bar.

This will open up the Idea submission form where you can add additional details about your idea. If you are not ready to submit just yet you have the option to save your idea details in draft mode.

If you have multiple ideas to be submitted, you can check the Submit Another checkbox and then proceed to click on the Submit button. This will submit your current idea and upon up the idea submission form again for new submission.

How can I vote on an idea?

In order to vote for an idea, you need to log in to the community. Once you are logged in simply click on the up or down arrow button of the idea you would like to vote upon.

Note: In case the administrator of your community has disabled voting you will not be able to see these buttons.

How can I comment on an idea?

If you wish to comment on an idea, simply click on the comment icon link below the idea description.

You will be taken to the idea detail page where you can see a comment field to enter text. 

When there are too many comments for an idea, you have an option to sort the comments by 'Recent', 'Oldest', and 'Votes' which are votes of the comment.

How can I see my activity within the community?

To see your community activity, click on your avatar or display name from the dropdown on the top right hand corner of your community. You will be taken to a new page where your activity details will be visible.

Here is a short video with an overview of some features a standard user will go through and general functionality of the Ideascale platform.

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