Profile Cards

Profile cards provide quick access to key Personal Profile information. You can view a member's Profile Card by hovering over their Profile Photo. If a member has IM Accounts, you can select these to initiate a conversation or call in that application.

Administrators who want to customize the layout and available profile fields should explore Premium Profiles.   

A user's profile card.

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Profile Card information

By default, Profile Cards display the following information:

  • Photo
  • Name
  • Status
  • Occupation
  • Employer
  • Reports to
  • Work phone number
  • Email
  • IM Accounts
  • Points and Status 

A member's Privacy Settings may limit who can see what information.

Interacting with a Profile Card

  • Contacting via an instant messaging application: If a member has shared their Teams, Skype, Skype for Business, or Hangouts information, it's icon will appear on their Profile Card. You can begin a conversation in that application by selecting the icon and selecting the type of communication.
  • Sending a Message: Send a Message to another member by selecing Send Message.
  • Sending an email: Select a member's email address to begin composing an email to this member. This uses your default email application.
  • Viewing a Personal Profile: Select View Profile to go to a member's Personal Profile page.
  • Downloading a member's Contact Card: If you want to add a member's contact information to a third-party address book (ex. Outlook), you must first download their contact card. On the member's Profile Card, select Download Contact Card. Add the resulting .vcf file to your address book.
  • Giving a member a Badge: If your workplace is using Points and Status, member's who have the necessary Role (Manage Reputation) grant badges can give them to other members. Selecting Give Badge on a member's Profile Card will send you to that member's Personal Profile where you can select Give Badge to select what Badge the member receives.