Your team is ready to take advantage of everything Communifire has to offer. Before you know it,they’ll be collaborating on projects and working together. Better than ever.
Your Activity Stream gives you a summary of all the new stuff that you need to know about from the people and groups you are connected to. It's microblogging and a feed of new content in one place. Everyone is more aware of what's going on and what people are doing.
Give everyone a face and a voice - make everything more personal and more human. Profiles include personal, work, and contact information, an activity stream, an index of the content they've authored, and the spaces they are a part of.
Notifications give you quick access to the things that are all about you. They're always ready and waiting for you. It knows what you need to act upon before you do.
Instantly communicate in real-time. See who's online and open up a conversation. Bring entire groups together with group messaging. When the person you want to talk with is online, the message comes across as a chat. It is also available in your inbox.
It doesn't matter what device you are using. Why should it? Communifire is available on all modern mobile browsers.
Keep track of what's due, when it's due, and who's responsible for getting it done. The task manager is great for scheduling project phases, due dates, and deliverables.
Organize your schedule and keep track of meetings and important dates. Share your entire calendar or invite people to individual events. Get reminders by email and in your notifications. Set up recurring events so you never miss a date.
Spaces are places for content and collaboration -- use them for bringing people together for a project, a specific topic, an interest group, or connecting company departments. They're like sub-communities where new people get caught up quickly and veterans don't miss any new developments.
Files and documents become collaborative with comments, liking, and ratings. Manage versions and choose who can see, upload, and delete files in each folder so things are always orgnized. Preview entire documents before downloading using the file viewer. And share them quickly and easily with others.
Build and share collective knowledge and best practices. Use this flexible online document to collaborate, share ideas, plan projects, create a knowledge base, and much more. Attach files and embed videos and photos to paint the whole picture. Extend the conversation into the comments to get the whole team on board.
Forums, the heart of old school online communities, still have a value and purpose for collaboration today. Engage people in an open discussion about a question or topic. Mark a thread on a post as an answer to the question, highlighting it as part of your searchable knowledge base for future reference.
A complete photo sharing experience. Upload and share photos in albums. Insert them into blogs, articles, wikis or comments directly from your computer or from one of your community albums.
Share your own productions or the best of the web. Upload, tag, and share videos with the rest of the team. Share videos from popular services like YouTube and Vimeo. And easily embed them in other content - like blogs, documents, and discussions.
A complete enterprise level blogging platform. Open a channel for people to communicate and encourage the sharing of ideas and opinions. Approval workflows are available to make sure nothing gets out that doesn't fit your brand. Now there's no reason to hold people back.
Make a big deal of your latest and greatest. Keep everyone inside and outside your community up to date with articles -- great for sharing news, press releases, and more formal information.
Source thoughts, opinions, and ideas from your employees, customers, and partners. Give them a platform to voice their ideas, vote on them, and have the most important ideas bubble to the top. Ideas are made social with commenting and like buttons.
Knows what you're allowed to find and helps you find it. Use the extensive filter to target your search. Create your own search filters based on your own custom managed tag groups. What you're looking for is usually just a click away.
Customer support, help desk, and more. Support your community by keeping track of questions, providing IT support, or handling customer support tickets.
Take the pulse of your community. Let people tell you what's important to them through single-question polls or multiple-question surveys. Surveys can even be scored to offer immediate feedback on a person's responses.
Encourage community engagement. Members compete with themselves and with each other to contribute in the community. Earning points for each engagement, members can work to be the greatest contributor and work to achieve point milestones you setup.
Create your own static pages for your community or specific groups. As simple or elaborate as you need, these can include indexes of information or whole pages of detailed information and images.
Monitor hot topics and the latest community buzz. Evaluate key metrics on users, content, and spaces. Gain valuable insight and social intelligence. You'll know what's working and what can improve.
A phone call now comes with a friendly face. Group conversations are better than ever. Get together over video and voice. Have more engaging conversations and be together from anywhere.
Create tables. Embed media. Bold, italicize, and strike text. Create and align tables ... it's all there. Everything you need to format your content the way you want it look.
This distraction-and-clutter-free editing mode lets you edit pages, blog entries, articles, events and more using your full browser window.
Drag photos from your desktop directly into the browser to upload files quickly and easily.
Upload photos directly into the content editor, position and re-size them. They're also added as attachments.
Embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, or any other video sharing service on the web.
Embed slide shows, presentations, documents, and more. Just copy and paste them into the editor.
Add some mood to your posts and include a rich set of emoticons.
If you're familiar with HTML you can quickly and painlessly drop it into the editor.
As you type URLs, the editor is smart enough to know you're typing a hyperlink and automatically adds the proper tags behind the scenes.
Quickly search for every occurance of a specific word or phrase, then optionally replace it with another.
Allows you to easily correct mistakes. Undo reverses the last action. Redo undoes the last undo action.
Apply consistent formatting to lists with a minimum effort. Quickly create numbered and unordered lists without having to know HTML.
Take a look at your work to make sure it's right before you put it out for the rest to see.
Upload files as attachments to content that you post. Drag and drop them right from your desktop. They'll be displayed at the bottom of your content - similar to how you'd attach files to an email.
Correct spelling mistakes on the fly with the spell checker. Never make a mistake again.
People with the proper permissions can designate content as featured. Featured content shows up in different areas of the community, making sure that your people see what they need to.
Apply keywords and keyword phrases to your content to make it easier to find. Tags are auto-suggested as you type and the popular tags are easily identified. Tag clouds display the most frequently used tags with links to search results.
Upload and designate an image to represent your blog post, article, video, or event. Title images are displayed along with your content when it's shown in lists throughout the community.
You have full control over the H1, meta title, description and keywords.
Copy and paste content directly from Microsoft Word into the editor. This feature cleans out unnecessary formatting from Word, making every post visually appealing and consistant.
Send private messages to one another or to groups of people for confidential information sharing. Highly integrated with the chat feature, when the person you want to talk with is online, the message comes across as a chat. It's also available in the inbox.
Bring 2 or more people together in a private chat. It works just like private messaging.
Blast an update out to the entire community by using the bulk email feature. Designate groups, roles, or people. And send them text or HTML based emails.
Friend and follow people in the community. When you follow or friend them, you'll see their activity in your Activity Stream.
Communicate instantly. Members can see a list and count of the people who are online. Click on the user to initiate a real-time private chat. Chats are stored in each user's inbox for later.
Send a message directly to someone by @mentioning them in a post or in comments.
Your users can register and login using their Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Google logins.
Configure an announcement across the top of your spaces and pages.
Subscribe to blogs, articles, forums, or cases using your favorite RSS reader.
Subscribe to spaces and activity to receive regular updates of new content.
Share info to the wall, similar to how you'd do it on popular social networks. Share links, @Mention people, and even add #hashtags to your posts.
A social feature that you'll see on almost every piece of content in the community. Provide your input, expertise, and feedback. Anywhere and anytime.
Our completely integrated commenting system supports multi-tiered, threaded comments. All comments have individual like counts and rating controls.
You can set your comments to be sent to a moderation queue before they are shown live on your site.
Comments can be flagged by readers to identify spam or trolls. Comments can be automatically moderated upon reaching a certain flag count.
Enable/disable anonymous comments.
Approve, deny, or flag comments from the comment itself. Or manage these in your MyAccount or admin section.
Perform bulk operations on your comments from your MyAccount or Admin section.
All content, including comments, have Like and/or Dislike buttons and counts. Turn off dislike if you want.
All content, including comments, have rating stars. Rate from 1 to 5 stars. Rated content can then be sorted in the site search.
There's a default homepage, but you can also choose any page to be your home. Any page.
The user interface is built on Bootstrap, a sleek and intuitive UI framework that allows for rapid development. Everything you can do in Bootstrap you can do in Communifire.
Customize the look and feel of Communifire without even having to touch the CSS file. Add your own styles and update the look and feel on the fly.
Quickly and painlessly upload your logo and favicon to Communifire using the convenient online form in the Admin section.
Communifire includes a unique mobile experience that matches the overall style of your website. So your content will look great on every device, every time.
All pages are completely responsive and work on any modern mobile browser.
Inject custom code in your site's header or footer on a per-page or site wide basis.
All static content is stored in the database, so you can change any text you want ... conveniently from your admin section. You can also use any language you want.
We're tied into the BING translator. With the click of a button, you can translate your Communifire site into any language you like.
The assets are located in the /themes folder in the root of the application. A default theme is provided. You can easily copy this folder and create your new themes.
Web pages use CSS based styles using "div" tags. Tables are only used when it absolutely makes sense to use them.
Web pages are properly segmented into their own respective folders.
Create as many types of users as you like. You control who sees what. Set permissions at a community level or a space level. You can also create finely-grained permissions at a content level.
Communifire can be configured to prevent community members from submitting text with specific words. Comments or ideas with offensive language are placed in a moderation queue for censoring or deletion.
Your users upload lots of files into Communifire. Add your own additional servers and map the drives to store the media and files.
Make group emails a breeze. Use your own unique, template-based email system to create and send customized emails to all or a selecte set of members.
Have a large community? Your email settings can be configured to send a number of emails, every so many minutes. Helps you from overloading your email servers.
No need to build your community from scratch. Unlock the people you already know from such online contact lists as Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, and Hotmail. Communifire lets you import their information directly into the application for a ready-made community.
Establish fixed lists of tags that members can apply consistently to content, making related content discovery a snap.
Switching to Communifire from an existing website? Keep your search engine rankings. Communifire lets you take them with you by mapping your old URLs to the new ones using dynamic redirects.
Don't worry about giving up control. Administrative features let you remove inappropriate content and fully manage all blogs, blog posts, and other content.
Customize content approval workflows by editing an existing workflow or creating one from scratch.
Auto assign users to your spaces and groups when they sign up. Based on email domains and wild-cards.
Bugs happen sometimes. And when they do happen, we keep track of them -- then fix them with a smile.
Set your time zone settings to display all dates and times relative to your own time zone. Stay on top of what's going on in your community, no matter where you're located.
Communifire can run on multiple domains and even in multiple virtual directories (licenses for each domain are required).
You can choose what you want to see, or not see, in activity streams. You can do this at an admin level, and users can further configure it for themselves.
When something happens in the system, an 'activity' is logged. These show up in the activity stream and ticker. Easily remove these, if you want, from the admin area.
Allow users to log-in with their username, their email address, or both.
Choose the sizes that your images will be re-sized to. Large or small, we let you decide.
Upload a bunch of photos to a gallery and then set that gallery as a stock gallery. Anyone posting content can choose from these photos to embed in their content.
Each space comes with its own admin area where you can control all settings inside your space.
Update the space name, description, and settings.
The activity stream for the space is the default space homepage. You can also choose to set any other page as the homepage.
Upload a photo to represent the space to make it easily identifiable in the space directory.
Create as many types of users as you like. You control who sees what. Set permissions at the space level. You can also create finely-grained permissions at a content level.
Turn on or off the different applications inside a space.
Each space has a full user management module where you can add, edit, and remove members from a space.
Invite existing users in the community to your space, enter comma separated emails, or connect to a gmail account to invite people to a specific space.
If your space has user moderation turned on, you will see a list of people that have requested to join the space. Approve or deny their access with a click of a button.
Set up workflows that published content must be approved and travel through, before going live.
Copy settings from an existing space into a new space for rapid deployment of new spaces.
When something happens in your space, an 'activity' is logged. These show up in the space activity stream and ticker. Easily remove these, if you want, from the space admin area.
Communifire includes all known best practices for SEO without the need for additional plug-ins.
Communifire creates pages with clean HTML markup that is easily indexable by search engines.
You have full control over your page titles, including the ability to create different title schemes for your homepage, item pages, and collection pages.
All primary pages on your Communifire site contain clean URLs that are easily indexed and read by search engines.
You have full control over your H1 tag, meta descriptions, and keywords for all entities and all pages.
Edit and update the robots.txt file for your site from the admin area. No FTP necessary.
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