Creating a Channel

Only Admin Users with appropriate permissions are able to create a Channel.
Follow the steps below to create a new Channel.

Step 1: On the Channel List page, click on the "MORE" menu option

Step 2: Select "Create Channel" menu option

Step 3: Fill out the input fields on the "Create Channel" page.

  1. 1.
    Channel Name - This is a mandatory field and is the only field required to create a Channel.
  2. 2.
    Channel Image - This is not required but we do recommend it as this image will become your Channel Avatar. Images should be uploaded as a perfect square to avoid any cropping of the image. If no image is uploaded, a generic avatar will be created and displayed on the channel list page.
  3. 3.
    Channel Description - Optional field with a character limit of 140 characters.
  4. 4.
    Pin to top of list - Toggle "on" to pin the channel to the top of the channel list. (Default = "off")
  5. 5.
    Set Priority Order - If "Pin to top of list" has been selected, you can choose the order by selecting High, Higher, Highest to order how your channel will display in the list. (Default = "High")
  6. 6.
    Enabled - Toggle "off" or "on". If set to "off" the Channel will be saved in a Disabled state and can only be viewed by users with permission. Please see "Disabled Channels" for more information. (Default = "on")
  7. 7.
    Channel Rules - Channel rules can be used to auto-add Channel Members based on various criteria. Please see "Channel Rules" for more information.

Step 4: Click on the "Create" button to save your Channel

The Channel will be saved and the user will be returned to the Channel List page.