Pages & Posts FAQs

How can I embed weather updates in pages?

MangoApps allows you to easily pull in content from external sources and embed the content via widgets within MangoApps. This can be used to embed your weather updates or company stock updates, or any other web service offering iFrame embed code.Learn more on how to use the iframe widget here.

How can an assistant post on behalf of executive in MangoApps?

Many a time a company admin or post creator needs to create content with the company alias account but does not want to login or share credentials, or a situation where an admin or content creator is not able to create a post or update due to unavoidable circumstances, in such scenario an assistance can be assigned to the executives.
Assistants can share an update and create a post on behalf of the executive to executive’s followers, teams common to between assistant and executive along with public teams and at intranet level if both are intranet admins. Meaning the assistant needs the same permissions as the person their assisting.Learn here how to you can configure assistants for creating posts.

How can a post creator share post with multiple teams in MangoApps?

Posts shared in one team often need to be shared in another team; In MangoApps post created in one team can be CC’ed to multiple teams by the post author.This will allow members from both the primary team and CC’ed teams view and engage over the post content. Read more on how to create posts for multiple teams here.

How can intranet admin schedule a company or team post?

MangoApps allows the blog/post creator to schedule a post on a particular date and time. This is typically used when the intranet admin wishes to schedule a post on dates he might not be available.Learn more on how you can schedule a post while creating it here.

How can you create posts in MangoApps using templates?

Using templates for your posts has the benefit of maintaining post consistency and improving reusability. Having a ready-made post template that you prefer and trust can help streamline the entire process of creation of blog posts by users and saving their time.Learn how to use post templates here.

How to categorize company posts in MangoApps?

You may need to categorize company posts based on the content of the post. In order to add a category to the post, you will first need to add post categories inside the portal and then create post within that category.Learn here how to create your own categories from the admin portal and assign categories to your posts.

How to compose a post in MangoApps?

A post can be composed by network admin, company admin, network user or guest user in MangoApps. Learn how to create a post here.

How to assign a new page inside company or team as the “default Home Page”?

The intranet or team admin may require to show a different page, as the landing home page. When a user navigates to the company landing page, or a team landing page and you need to change the old default page.Learn how to set the default landing page here.

How do I make my post also be a must read?

Must read posts are great when you wish to convey to your co-workers that this is a must read post. Must read posts get a special icon on the post title.Learn how to create must read posts here.

How can I compare or restore previous versions of pages?

Pages in MangoApps maintain a version history similar to wiki’s, they tracks the history of changes to each page by creating a new version of the page each time it’s modified. You can view the changes between different versions using the 'view page versions' option , and roll back to a previous version if you need to.Learn here how to view page versions from the page tools.

How can I organize menus & pages?

As an Intranet admin, team admin or Network admin you can choose to organize the menus and pages to display content per your requirement using the 'Manage and Re-order pages' option. Learn here how to manage and re-order pages here.

What is the difference between static and dynamic pages?

In simplest terms, static pages in MangoApps are those with content that cannot change without an page creator or admin editing the page while dynamic pages can display different content from across MangoApps updated dynamically without needing to edit the page.Learn more on how you can create the different types of pages here.

How do I create dynamic templates?

Intranet managers & team admins can now easily keep the pages fresh and up-to-date with Dynamic templates using 30+ Widgets available out of box.See here on how to create a dynamic page.

How can I embed external sources into MangoApps?

MangoApps allows you to easily pull in content from external sources and embed the content on any Wiki, Page, or Post within MangoApps. Learn here how to embed different types of content from external sources.

How do I make my post also be an announcement?

When creating a post, users or admins can also mark it as an announcement. Learn how to publish a post as an announcement here.

How to reorder posts in MangoApps?

Admins also have the capability to set an order for the posts created on the intranet pages. Learn how to set an order for your posts here.

How can I associate related content to a wiki in MangoApps?

Users with edit privileges can add related content to any file, post or wiki.Learn here how to add content to your wikis.

How to use team wikis?

Wikis module is the documentation platform for your teams to document everything from products, to APIs and internal knowledge-bases. Wikis support full revision control, comparison between two versions, access history and ability to rollback to meet your documentation requirements.Learn more on using the wikis here.

How to hide a page in MangoApps from users?

There may be instances where the company or team admin would want to hide a page for a limited duration but would need to make it visible again at the later stage due to one of the following reason: a. Work in Progress Pages – The content of the page hasn’t been verified and approved. For e.g. the HR content of the page hasn’t been approved by the Head-HR of the company. b. Seasonal Pages – The page content is seasonal, and requires visibility only during a particular duration/point of time. For e.g. Pages targeting specific festivals/company occasions that occurs only during a certain period of time.
If you want such specific company page or team page to be hidden from the users, then intranet admin or the team admin can can hide that specific page by navigating to the page module at company or team level. A hidden company page will not be visible to the network users and a hidden team page will not be visible to members of the team.

Steps to hide a page from menu structure

1. Navigate to the page that you would like to hide. 2. On the right hand top, click on “Page Tools” and click on “Organize Pages”. 3. On the “Organize Menus & Pages” window, un-check the page that you would like to hide from the menu structure and click on ‘Close’ button. After you refresh the page, you would notice that the page is no longer listed in the page menu structure.

Note:

  1. 1.
    The page still exists, it is just hidden from the menu structure.
  2. 2.
    If a user has already bookmarked the page URL or has the page URL, then he/she will be still be able to access it by directly clicking the bookmark link or pasting the page url to web browser.
  3. 3.
    Hiding a page will also hide all the sub-pages of the page.
  4. 4.
    The page will still appear in search results, if a user searches for the title or content of the page.
  5. 5.
    A hidden page can be edited and published later.

How can I make pages from my team visible to non-members?

Quite often you may want your colleagues who are not members of your team (department, project or group) to view certain pages but not rest of the content in the team. You can allow viewing of selected pages by checking the option show below when publishing a page, this will allow people who are not department members to still be able to view this page.
To edit the setting at any later point, you can come back and edit the setting by editing the page.
Note: This setting is only available in private teams and would not be available for public & secret teams.
Once you have set the permissions for the page ensure you have set pages as the default landing page in the team so any new visitor is presented with the pages made visible to non-members.