We are working on some back-end system maintenance involving preview environments. This will have no impact on your live communities, but preview sites will be unavailable for approximately seven days.
If you're using or running an Igloo community, I'm willing to bet it's an intranet. Most Igloo communities are internal workspaces, a digital destination for you and your coworkers to communicate and collaborate. You work in its wikis, store files there, announce new company initiatives with blogs, and share pictures of your pets in microblog channels. Everything that happens there is private. But there's another side to Igloo. A public side.
Our March update is now live. Get caught up on all things mobile and take advantage of some new features, from the automatic resizing of images to more detailed insights into who's viewed a specific piece of content.
When it comes to engagement, content is king. But a picture is really worth a thousand words. With this update, we wanted to continue to make it easier to share images, while mitigating potential challenges around load times.
Now, when sharing an image from a mobile device or via the web, users no longer have to worry about reducing the size or rotating it for appearance. Upon upload, Igloo will automatically resize and rotate your images.
We also wanted to provide deeper insight into the…
Some quick CSS tricks to streamline your community
Cascading Stylesheets (CSS) is a language that can change the appearance of web pages, including the ones in your Igloo community. It can change fonts, colours, backgrounds, and even whether or not an element appears on a page. You can find a comprehensive introduction to CSS here, but let's go over some basic terms and concepts.
CSS works by targeting specific selectors by type, class (marked with . for a class like .thisismyclass), and id (marked by # for an id like #thisismyid). Then, it…
Tasks are the unsung heroes of content types. Blogs get all the love, because they're easy to read, and communications people adore them. Wikis get the honour, because a meticulous knowledge manager can use a wiki to index and find anything. But tasks are everywhere in your community, on content, in profiles, and in their own channels, and they help you get things done.
Tasks can be created from anywhere in the community with the userbar, and can be a single line to act as a reminder, or…