Share Our Table Logo and Home: Used to navigate to the homepage.
About Us: Used to navigate to the About Us page, which contains information on the organization.
Posts: Used to navigate to the Posts page, where updates and information can be put up for visitors to the site to view.
Files: Used to navigate to the Files window, allowing users to view and upload files
Admin Files: An alternate window for files that are for Admin eyes only.
Organizations: Used to navigate to a page that lists all the involved organizations and some information on them.
Calendar: Used to navigate to the Calendar page where one can view events.
Members: Used to navigate to the Members page, where one can view the members of the page, and thus the organization. It is only accessible to members, however.
Log In: Allows visitors to log in to their account, allowing them greater access. This is replaced with access to account features once already logged in.
Events are shown with the name of the event, the date and location, as well as a button for “MORE INFO.” Clicking this button will navigate to the page for the event, which is tied into the Calendar section.
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Join Us / Contact Us
This feature can be found on the Home page and the About Us page. Clicking the “Contact us” button under Join Us will open the form above, allowing interested parties to note what they’re interested in, as well as the email to contact them with the requested information, and the optional choice of giving a name. Then
they click submit to send the information or back to cancel.
Viewing Posts by Workgroup
The Posts page defaults to showing all posts that have been made. To see posts that were made for a specific Work Group (or for any other categories that are made), click on the header above the “Create a Post” button for the category you are looking for. This will only show posts that have been tagged with that category. Posts can be viewed in full by clicking on the post’s title.
More information on putting posts into categories can be found in the Creating a Post section.
Searching For Posts
To search for posts by their titles, click the search icon on the right side and type in the word(s) you are looking for. Any posts that feature the searched word(s) in their title will appear.
Creating a Post
Clicking the “Create a Post” button on the Posts page will bring up the post creation form. Here, you can add a title and the text of the post itself. You can also use hashtags in your post’s text as another way to make posts searchable (for example, searching for ‘#volunteer’ on the Posts page would bring up any posts that contain ‘#volunteer’).
The icons at the bottom allow you to add an image, a gallery of images, a video, a divider, HTML code, an animated GIF, or a snippet of code to your post.
Clicking the “Post Settings” button in the upper-right will open a side window that allows you to edit additional settings.
In the “General” tab, you can edit various basic elements of the post, including the Publish Date and the Author.
You can also add an Excerpt, which will be displayed on the post’s preview on the main Posts page (instead of the actual text in the post).
A cover image can also be added.
The final option, “Feature This Post,” allows you to tag a post as “featured” to be used in any custom post sections that are added to a different page on the site.
In the “Categories” tab, you can add up to 10 categories to a post. These categories will be displayed along the top of the main Posts page so that all posts within a specific category can be viewed alone.
The “SEO” tab helps make a post more visible and searchable through Google and other external sources. This tab is currently not important for the purposes of this website.
To keep any of these changed settings, you must click the “Save” button at the bottom of this window.
Once your post is complete, clicking “Publish” will share it on the Posts page. Clicking the three dots next to the “Publish” button will give you the option to save your post as a draft, which can be found on the My Drafts page under your account icon in the upper-right corner of the website.
Clicking on the three dots in the top right corner of a post will bring up the post options. Any regular user who did not create the post would only see “Follow Post” and “Share Post."
The creator of the post and all Admin users have the options to “Edit Post” and “Delete Post.”
Liking a Post
Clicking the heart icon in the bottom right corner of a post will “like” the post.
The “General Files” page can be found on a dropdown under the “Files” tab on the menu bar.
Viewing File Upload Restrictions
To view file upload restrictions, click on the information icon circled in red (as pictured) on the “General Files” page.
Requesting a New Folder
Select “Request New Folder” on the “General Files” page. Fill out the form that shows up. Your form will be submitted, and the Admins will handle your request.
Searching for Files
To search for specific files, simply click on the magnifying glass icon and type in a word or words included in the file’s name or the associated folder’s name, then press enter/return on your keyboard or click “Search” next to your text on the screen.
Click on any of the headings above the file view or select the stacked 3-line icon on the very right for a dropdown of the same options. Click on the heading already selected to reverse the current sort.
To favorite a File or a Folder, select the star icon under the “Favorites” header on the File Menu Bar.
To delete a file, select the options button to the right of the file you wish to delete and select “Delete” on the provided dropdown.
Disclaimer: As a general user, you can only delete files you’ve uploaded personally. If you are an Admin or above, this will work for any file on the site.
To download a file, click on the options button to the right of the file you wish to download and select “Download” from the provided dropdown.
Admin Files Page
Disclaimer: To see the “Admin Files” page, you must be an Admin or higher.
On the Organizations Page, you can see every organization that supports Share Our Table. Each organization comes with a description and a link to their website.
All upcoming events are listed in the order that they occur. Each card displays the date of the Event and the Title.
The “More Info” button expands the event selected to show more information. Time & Location will be displayed as well as a short snippet About the Event.
Also included will be a map of the location and the surrounding area.
At the bottom, there are social media buttons to share that particular event.
On the top left of the Members page, there are three methods to filter the members that are displayed. The first is the option to filter by "All Members," which will show everyone who has an email and password to log on to the site. The next option is to filter members who are "Admins" on the page. Admins are those who can make changes to the site (for example, adding organizations, approving new members, and accessing admin files). The final way to filter is by "Writer" member type. Writers have the ability to change some parts of the website but do not have as much access as Admins. Writers can create public files and make posts.
Next to member type filtering you will find sorting. You have five different options to sort for the members you want to find. For example, if you wanted to see who has recently joined, you could use the "Newest To Oldest" sorting option, which will display the newest members at the top of the page. Additionally, you could utilize the sorting option "No. Of Blog Posts," which will sort the list with those members who have the most posts on the site at the top of the page. By default, the members are sorted in alphabetical order by first name.
You can combine Filtering and Sorting to get to the information you need faster. For example, you could search for the oldest Admins by using the Admin filter and then sorting by "Oldest To Newest."
Searching by Name
If you want to find somebody in particular, you can utilize the search bar in the top right of the screen. The search is not case sensitive, and it does not have to match the whole name of a member. An example would be searching “ja” in the search bar, the results would be all members that had a name starting with “Ja”.
You have the option to follow a specific member by clicking the Follow button on their profile. Doing so will push notifications to you when they perform certain activities on the site, including posting, adding files, and adding events.
All members have the option to report another user by clicking the three dots in the corner of a user's profile. This will send a notification to the site owner, resulting in a review of the account.
If you click on My Profile on your own profile, you will be linked to your profile page with the option to edit it. All of the available options to make changes to your profile are discussed in the next section: Account Changes.
Here one can fill in their about page by using the text box that when empty prompts to share something about yourself. You can also add images or videos using the buttons below it. The front camera adds image, and the side camera adds video, with a pop-up if hovered telling the meaning of the image. Below that, one can use discard to undo the changes one has made, or publish to save them.
The edit button below the user name allows them to change their name or their picture.
The My Drafts page holds any saved drafts of posts that you have made. Here, you can continue editing, delete, or duplicate a post by clicking the three dots in its top right corner.
The “My Account” page can be used to edit things like your phone number, contact email, and name. To change any of these, select them, enter the new information, and click the “Update Info” button at the bottom of the page.