My Area is the central place that gives you list of activities that you are interested in or have participated. There are five sections in My Area namely Dashboard, My Posts, Watchlist, Bookmarks, Private Message and Preferences. Each Section and activities supported by that section are explained below:
Dashboard gives you a bird's eye view of recent activities carried out by you and others you follow.
You can go the Dashboard section by selecting the My Area tab (also accesed by http://<your portal url>/#MyArea. By default, the Dasboard tab is selected. The dashboard displays:
Click onMy Area>Bookmarks.It displays all your bookmarked topics.
Use the topic type filter to view the preferred topic.
Use theRemovelink to delete the topic from the bookmark list, if required.
This section displays the private messages that are received from your community and sent to the community.
To view private messages
Click onMy Area>Private Messages
Select the required tab to view the messages
Inbox: Displays the messages that are received from other members. Click onReplylink to repsond to the message.
Sent: Displays the messages that are sent to other members. Click onForwardlink resend the message.
ChooseDeleteto remove the message.
Here you can customize your personal information that can be viewed by your community. It also enables you to set and control certain portal settings namely your default portal, default topic view etc.,
The below screenshot show the list of preferences that you can customize in Zoho Commentbox:
Operation in Preferences
Change Photo :Set your profile from the list of cool avatars. Note: By default, your photo will be displayed (if you chosen one, while creating the Zoho account)
Screen name: Screen name will be used as your profile name or a display name to represent yourself in your community.
About Me:Enter a short description about your profile which gets displayed in your profile page.
User Signature:Create a personalized signature for all your post. The Signature appears automatically for all topics, responses and comments you post. You can add texts, a logo, images etc., to add value to your signature.
Default Portal:You can choose a specific portal to be displayed as a landing portal, whenever you login to Zoho Commentbox .
:You can set your topic view to be displayed in Quick view orFull thread viewmode by selecting the corresponding radio button.
: Enable this option to allow you community to see you Email ID.
Wiki URL:Update your favourite Wiki URL so that your community can view it in your profile page.
:Specify your personal or favourite blog URL and and make it available for your community.
:You can specify the URL of your personal or favourite Website in preferences.
Posts per page:Specify the number of posts to be displayed in every page. You can set upto 25 or 50 posts per page.