I have a suggestion: Add a way to capture data on Clips, just as you have for forum posts. Either on Manage Content -- allow us to download a CSV of data based on our search (e.g. download a list of all users who added clips to a particular...
Today I discovered that all the various Clips posted to our Hoopla site were being marked as Premium Content. I didn't originally set it up that way, but somewhere along the line it got changed. It is our intent that all clips should be viewable by everyone. When I un-checked the box to "Mark All Clips As Premium" it didn't do what I expected it to do. The message box said that all existing clips would remain as Premium Content and all future clips would have the OPTION to be marked as...
Hi, I love the new slideshow option, and have a suggestion to make it work for our needs. :) Our clip sets can have up to 1000 photos added to them for contests/campaigns. People love to see their photos on the slideshows, but the widget...
the Clips list shows the available clips in rectangle boxes with a photo preview. Is it possible to change that to a list. One of the main uses of peacecorpskorea.com is to archive the 4000 + photos, books, videos, music we collected from the 15 year period that Peace Corps was in Korea (1966-1981). the ability to have a list, would improve the ability to navigate. Any ideas? ps, I ate some carrots before writing this but still could not find a way to change it. As...
Great stuff. One question: In the Activity Point formula, there's a reference to points earned for the author having a post on a support topic "marked as best answer." Can one enable this "best answer" feature in their own community forums? If so, how? I can't seem to locate this option on Hoop.la. Thanks.
Just to clarify what Jonmark said... the "mark as best answer" action is a feature in QuestionShark, our customer support product/module. Thus, sites that do not have QuestionShark enabled will never have that option available.
"The clips you posted must be approved by our administrators first. Once approved, it will be posted to our site." I posted them. I'm a super administrator on my site. Why am I getting this message? Where do I go to 'approve' these?
How do I remove the option for all member to post clips? I want to restrict that to members of a permission circle. That is - I want to remove the Clips option from the POST button. It's okay for all member to include pictures and audio within a post. How do I do this? Thanks! ST
with the old software, when i looked at the Clip section, there were numbers by each of these classifications, photos/videos/music/documents. Is it possible to get this information using the new software?
Hi Gary, You'll be happy to know that as part of The Proximity Search Release today, Hoop.la now supports a new "List" view for Clips. You can find it in your control panel under Clips (in Modules). The Clip Format supports a new List option, which is what you were looking for. Hope you like it! Brian
Hi ST, In the Permissions area, if you click on the "General" tab, you should see at the top of the list the permission to "post clips." If you click Update there, you can restrict that permission just to specific permission circle(s). Please let me know if that doesn't do the trick!
Hi Lori, It's too early in the day for me. I don't see a permission "post clips". I DO want All Members to be able to upload pictures as attachments to posts. I don't want them to POST to Clips. Here's what I'm seeing in /cp/permissions/general and /g/portable/cp/permissions/general What am I missing? Thanks, ST
Argh, sorry ST! (I obviously needed my own second cup of coffee too). The "post clips" permission is rolling out this week, and I was looking at a testing version when I answered your question. The current behavior is that the clip posting is tied to the permission to upload attachments (as you're seeing). Hang tight this week, and it will work the way I described above (you will also be able to tie permissions to clip sets as well).
Hi Lori, Whew, that's a relief. The migration has been tumultuous and as you'd expect I've spent a lot of time bouncing around in the Control Panels at the top level and for groups. Sometimes I think what I'm looking for MUST be there and I'm just not seeing it. I'm looking forward to the new feature. In the meantime - is there a way to disable clips without turning off the ability to upload pictures? I've removed it from the main and groups menus, but it still pops up under the POST button. ST
Hi, Rich: In the Manage Content section of the control panel, search for All Clips, and check the box that says "Premium Content Only". Once you have the search results, select all of them, and then choose "Mark As Not Premium" from the dropdown menu at the bottom. That should do the trick! Lori
Hi Melanie, Are you sure that's how it's working? It's supposed to work as you are hoping: the newest clips should always appear first. When a new clip is added, it should appear first in the slideshow. I just checked it out in a few places, and it does appear to be working properly in my tests. Do you have an example showing where this is not the case? Brian
Hi Brian, As soon as we had 50 photos, it stopped and the first/top photo shown was the 50th and the last/bottom photo in the slideshow was the first uploaded to that set. Dozens of photos were added after that and it didn't change. Parents thought their photos weren't going through, so they kept uploading repeats to try to get their kid into the slideshow; so that's when I switched it to "Trending over last 24 hours". Do you think maybe it was just stuck/cached? You can see the slideshow on...
Hi Melanie, Glad to hear it's working. If you see it "stuck" again where it's not updating with the latest images, please let us know and we'll look into it more closely to see if we can pinpoint any issues. Thanks, Brian
LOL hopefully things will level out soon and you can take a breath! To disable the Clips module completely, go into the Structure area of the control panel and uncheck the Clips box. When you hit the "update" button at the bottom, Clips will be turned off, but the ability to attach files and include media in posts won't be disabled.
Hi ST, You'll be happy to know that with The Sets and Collections Release today, you can now independently set permissions for posting clips and uploading attachments. Previously, the permissions were coupled via the Upload permissions. Now, in order to post clips, you must have both the new Post Clips permission and the corresponding upload permission for the type of file to upload. Similarly, in order to upload attachments, you need to have both the new Upload Attachments permission and...
Hi, Emma: You can change that in your Wordlets (in your control panel, it's in the Design section). Just search for the word you want to change, and you'll get search results to include all of the uses of the word. Change it to the word you prefer to use, and then save your changes. Hope that helps! Lori
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