OverviewTimeline Events page.
While on a Timeline feed you will be able to:
- View events relating to a user and content
- Open content referred to in events
- Post Comments, Updates, Opportunities, and Issues
- View comment threads
- Respond to comment threads
To access your own timeline, open the left side navigation, and click on your user name. This will open a number of options. Click on Timeline to open your timeline page.
User ProfileThe User Profile panel is displayed on the left of all the Timeline feed.
The user can upload an image of themselves to display here, to make identification easier.
|This is the full name of the user, as defined in their settings.
|The user can specify their job title in their settings.
|This area can be populated with a small blurb about the user. Defined in their settings, this is an optional field.
|This displays the number of users someone is connected to and following in their timeline. This is not the number of users following this individual.
|This displays the number of discussions the user is involved in or following.
|This displays the number of items specified as a favorite.
|This search allows the user to narrow down the events they see in their feed, in order to locate specific posts or pieces of content.
This option allows the users to specify which type of posts they see in their feed, from;
This option allows the user to specify the items they see based on the priority assigned to them:
This option allows the user to specify the items they see based on their current status:
|This option allows the user to restrict the items they are seeing just to ones they have marked as favorite or "flagged".
|This option allows the user to clear all the above items, resetting their timeline feed to show everything.
|This option allows the user to specify which layout they look at on the page. They will be on the Timeline layout to see their event feed.
|This option opens the Connections panel on the right of the screen, allowing the user to explore people they are connected to in the system and to establish new connections.
Opening ContentWhile viewing events in the Timeline feed, you will be able to open pieces of content listed. Simply click on a content thumbnail to open outside of the Timeline.
Open content in new tab
If you have the Multi-Tab Support configuration setting enabled on your system, click on the menu icon of an event card in the Timeline page, or simply right-click on the content thumbnail or any link in the card. Options to open the content in the current or a new tab will be presented. Note that event cards of some content might not have this menu, in which case you can use the right-click method to open it.
Posting to a TimelineThe Timeline feed allows you to post comments or updates on a user's timeline, much like the way you would post in a discussion group. You will always be able to post to your own feed, and you will be able to post to a user's feed you have connected to. To post to a user's feed that you aren't connected to their timeline will need to be defined as Public in their user settings.
- To post to a user’s timeline, first look for them under the People section in the left side navigation. Click on their name to open their timeline.
Alternatively, you can also find a user via the Members icon in your timeline toolbar.
Once on their timeline, click on Add Post and leave a comment or assign a task as you would in a discussion stream.
Viewing a Post's Thread
To view a post’s thread that is visible in your timeline, simply click on the Reply button. This will bring up the Activity Stream displaying the thread.
Replying to a Post
Users may reply to a post they view on their timeline feed. This could be a comment posted specifically on their timeline or an event related to their connection’s activities.
- Click on the Reply button on the post.
- This will bring up the Activity Stream on the right side. Simply enter your reply and click on the send button.
Your reply will appear on the timeline.