Instructions for how to use QUICK STARE social networking community.

Quick Stare Community Members

Contents:

Make a status update.

Make a custom post.

Submit a video.

Edit a post.

Create a group.

Update profile widgets.

Update profile picture.

Update profile cover.

Add social networks.

Update email preferences.

Invite your friends.

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How to make a status update.

Status updates can be found in three locations. By visiting the Stream page, visiting the feed page or by visiting your profile page. There is a lot of features in the status update that include adding images and slideshows. You can embed videos and websites by pasting in the link. You can also add your feeling by clicking the emoji in the lower left corner. You can also add emojis in the text by press the smiley face in the top right. There is a function to tag friends or mention them by typing @username. You can also search for animated gifs to add into your status update.Please note at this stage the max file size for attachments is 10 Mb.
How to Make a Status Update on QUICK STARE Social Networking Community
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How to submit a video.

  1. Enter a descriptive and keyword rich video title.
  2. Enter a few keywords separated by commas.
  3. Enter the video description text.
  4. Select a category.
  5. Copy and paste in the video link.
  6. Verify you are not a robot.
  7. Press the submit video button. See the full Video Submission Tutorial here.
Submit YouTube and More Video Links to QUICK STARE
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How to create a custom post.

  1. Visit the custom post tab in the menu.
  2. Enter a descriptive keyword rich title using 6-7 words.
  3. Select + or search for the type of block you want to place in the content.
  4. Select a category.
  5. Add some tags.
  6. Add a featured thumbnail image.
  7. Press publish.
  8. There is a lot more options for you to explore, but these are the basics. Please read the Custom Post Tutorial for more information.
Creating a Custom Post with advanced blocks on Quick Stare Social Network Community
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How to update or edit a post.

  1. Visit the edit post tab in the menu.
  2. Choose the post to be updated and press edit.
  3. Make some changes and then press preview to test or update to republish.
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How to create a group.

  1. Visit the create group tab in the menu.
  2. Enter a group name and description.
  3. Select group privacy – public, private or hidden. Choose which members are allowed to invite other members – all members, admins and mods or only admins.
  4. Add a profile picture for the group.
  5. Add a group cover photo.
  6. Select or search for members/friends to invite to the group.
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How to update profile widgets.

  1. Visit the profile settings in the menu by expanding the settings> profile settings or by visiting your profile and pressing on your profile picture as illustrated in the image below.
  2. Select About me – Skills – Portfolio – Slideshow etc and fill in your details. The widgets will show up in the profile overview tab and sidebar after the widgets have been set up or updated.
How to edit profile widget settings on Quick Stare
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How to change profile picture.

  1. Visit the profile picture settings in the menu by expanding the profile menu> settings> profile picture or by visiting your profile and pressing on your profile picture as illustrated in the image above (widget settings).
  2. Select a new profile picture, adjust the dimensions and then press the crop button.
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How to update profile cover.

  1. Visit the profile cover settings in the menu by expanding the profile menu> settings> profile cover or by visiting your profile and pressing on your profile picture as illustrated in the image above (widget settings).
  2. Select a new profile cover or delete an existing image.
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How to add social networks to your profile.

  1. Visit the profile settings in the menu by expanding the profile menu> settings> social networks or click on your profile picture on your wall to expand the profile menu and choose widget settings and click on the social icon.
  2. Add your social network links and then press save.
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How to update email notification preferences.

  1. Visit the email preference settings in the menu by expanding the profile menu> settings> or by visiting your profile and pressing on your profile picture as illustrated in the image above (widget settings).
  2. Switch on or off the preferences you would like to receive emails for.
  • Mentions Notifications – Email me when a member mentions me in a post.
  • Replies Notifications – Email me when a member replies to a post or comment I have posted.
  • Messages Notifications – Email me when a member sends me a new message.
  • Friendship Requested Notifications – Email me when a member sends me a friendship request.
  • Friendship Accepted Notifications – Email me when a member accepts my friendship request.
  • Group Invitations Notifications – Email me when a member invites me to join a group.
  • Group Information Notifications – Email me when A Group information is updated.
  • Group Admin Promotion Notifications – Email me when I am promoted to a group administrator or moderator.
  • Join Group Notifications – Email me when a member requests to join a private group for which I am an admin.
  • Group Membership Request Notifications – Email me when my request to join a group has been approved or denied.
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How to invite your friends.

  1. Visit the invite friends tab in the menu by expanding the profile menu> invite friends>.
  2. Add up to 5 friends emails, one per line.
  3. Customize the subject line (optional).
  4. Customize the message text (optional).
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Feel free to leave your input and tutorial suggestions for the FAQ page in the Quick Stare Feedback Group. Enjoy!