The eResources Law Libraries website is built on a WordPress Content Management System (CMS) platform. The interactive or social networking aspect of this site is provided by BuddyPress. BuddyPress is a series of additions that enable registered users to: create and update their profiles send private messages to one another, establish friends, and monitor activity join […]
This to-do list will be coming soon as we establish some more content.
Documentation: This material can also be downloaded from their respective pages. Item #1 hyperlink …. Item #2 …. These video tutorials below are for those who wish to delve deeper into using the eResources Law Library social network. Our social network is based on BuddyPress on a WordPress CMS platform . These video tutorials are […]
Groups work like the group features on Ning, Facebook and LinkedIn. Any member can access public groups. Private or hidden (invitation only) group(s) would require special access logins. Within groups, users can share info on topic areas that interest them. Besides an activity stream, members can also list and send invites to groups they are […]
eResource forums are designed to allow groups the ability to share topics of discussion. Presently eResources creates forums and groups based on each individual library’s need. Members can easily search all public forum topics using the eResources Forums Directory. Forum topics don’t display on the Forum Directory until a group has been created and a […]
Activity Streams are a similar concept to Latest Activity or Recent Activity in Facebook. They are posted to by any eResources component so that blog posts, friend requests, joining groups, topics/replies posted in groups, status updates, profiles changes and any other activities are automatically recorded onto the activity streams. Members can use activity streams to […]
Our friend feature is a similar concept to friends in Facebook. The friends list feature enables members of this site to connect to each other and create their own list of friends. To add a member to your friend list all you need to do is click on the Add Friend button, the other member […]
The private messaging feature works like an internal site email similar to the Inbox in Facebook. Each member has their own individual Inbox, Sent, and Compose page. You are notified of new messages by the Notifications tab in your admin bar as well as by email notification (if enabled). The biggest difference between Facebook and […]