Publish news and announcements to keep intranet users informed and up-to-date and create blogs to share project updates or to communicate to employees.
Create multi-faceted intranet pages with an easy to use editing interface.
Prepare new content in advance and set it to publish at a future date and time.
Create landing pages for navigation, keep people up-to-date with News or Blog pages, and prompt discussions and collaboration with Forums.
Create a page by importing a Word document to the intranet and choose whether to maintain the formatting of the original document, or to import it as plain text.
Add formatting, images, tables and more to your page content with the Rich Text Editor. Use the editor’s spellchecker to avoid errors.
Link to intranet pages, in-page headings, external websites, cloud drive files and email addresses in your page content.
Structure text or data in your content by adding basic, sortable tables.
Add tags to content to make it easy to find and identify. Auto-generated recommended tags assist users with tagging content.
Track what changes were made to content and who made the changes. Maintain a record of previous content versions and restore content to a previous version when needed.
Archive pages that are no longer current or relevant. Set a scheduled archive date on content whose usefulness will expire.
Set up regular review cycles and assign owners for each review to ensure content is always up to date and accurate. Track deadlines and stay on top of your content maintenance schedule.
Perform an audit on your content and remove or update stale and/or irrelevant content . Filter the Content Audit report to a specific user (or group of users.)
Share content with people outside your intranet by exporting a page into a PDF or Word file.
Work together with invited collaborators to create the perfect piece of content.
Easily embed video hosted in ThoughtFarmer in your pages, or embed externally hosted video using the embed code. Playback video from news carousels or embed pages.
Add images from your computer, device, or from the web. Resize, wrap text, or add borders and padding to images.
Use a photo gallery page to showcase and share photos and images with your team.
Browse recommended galleries or perform a keyword search of images and galleries to find the image you want to add.
Add page header images to provide visual interest and continuity throughout a section of the intranet, or to give specific content a distinctive look.
Thumbnail images liven up the intranet in news areas, search results, grid navigation, activity feeds and group pages.
Access the intranet from anywhere and catch up on news, add comments, and upload photos on the go.
Get alerted to changes made to content you follow. In-app and desktop notifications show for new pages, page edits, and comments added to pages you follow.
Allow your browser to display desktop notifications to receive toaster notifications as actions happen while you are logged in to the intranet.
Select what actions will prompt email notifications when they happen on content that you follow.
Get people’s attention by at-mentioning them or a group they belong to on a page or in a comment, update or shout-out. You will get notifications when you or a group you are a member of are at-mentioned.
In-app notifications appear in the Alerts menu on the top bar, with separate tabs for Forms alerts, Notifications and Mentions.
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Find a notification that has cleared from your Alerts menu with this list of past notifications.
Add comments to pages simply by replying to a notification email about a comment, new page or page edit.
Send critical and time-sensitive information to large groups of people quickly and accurately via multiple channels.
Share updates and content specifically to a group. Restrict who can see content by applying security permissions.
Share a page to a group or to all users to bring attention to a piece of content.
News/Blog subpages are called ‘Post’ content types, and display chronologically on News/Blog pages. Posts published to news feeds on group pages also automatically display on the homepages of group members.
Feature news posts on other pages in news cards that display posts in either a grid or list format.
Attract attention by presenting news with prominent images or videos in a rotating news carousel. Users can even view video right within the carousel.
Homepages keep important news, information and links front and center for all users. Homepages are personalized to individual users with group news automatically displaying on the homepages of group members.
Make a news or blog post “sticky” to keep it at the top of the news or blog.
Users can choose to follow specific pages, and choose to auto-follow pages when they perform certain actions, like creating or commenting on a page. When you follow content, you will be alerted when changes happen to the content.
Ensure that important policy, procedural and human resources information is read and that there is a record of confirmation with the Required reading feature.
Ensure that all of your employees have access to the most updated policies by publishing and updating them on the intranet.
Share updates, shout-outs and links to pages in activity and shout-outs cards. Like, follow and comment on posts to engage in the conversation. Liven up your posts with images, emojis and links.
Add that special something to your updates, comments and communications using emojis.
Personalize your employee profile page by adding a photo, profile cover image, bookmarks and subpages. Fill out your profile information to introduce yourself to your colleagues and add your hobbies and interests.
Customize your personal settings for language, timezone, notifications and archived content. Automatically see intranet content in your preferred language.
Let colleagues know that you enjoyed their work or found it useful by liking pages, images and updates. Start or join conversations by commenting on content. Comments and likes contribute to the popularity of content.
Recognize colleagues for outstanding contributions by sending a Shout-out to an individual or group. Shout-outs appear in activity cards and Shout-outs cards added to intranet pages.
Lets staff showcase their personality and discover which passions they share with coworkers.
Bring the intranet to life with profile photos on comments, activity, mini profiles, groups and profile pages.
Add expertise tags to your profile to identify your strengths and make them easy for colleagues to find.
Encourage engagement by awarding points and badges as users complete actions and activities on the intranet.
Bookmarked and recently viewed pages are available from menus on the top toolbar. View, sort and rename bookmarks from your profile page.
Connect with colleagues through groups, forums, or blogs formed around common interests and activities.
Browse and search profiles of those in your organization. Filter by group membership, areas of expertise, or other customizable profile fields. Click on a person to visit their profile page.
View an interactive org chart from the employee directory or profile pages. See how your organization is structured and who manages whom, along with profile photos and basic profile information.
Post updates to let colleagues know something about your work, your status, what’s going on in the building, or what amazing treat is available today at the local coffee shop.
Group pages allow departments, locations and project teams to collaborate on work, share news and updates, and receive alerts about group page activity.
Default group types include group, location, department, team, project and business unit or customize for group types specific to your organization.
Group members automatically see news from their groups in their homepage news. Members see group updates and get notifications about group page activity.
Browse or search for groups on the intranet in the group directory.
Share a link to a piece of intranet content with all of the members of a specific group.
Discover new activity on the intranet, join discussions, and post updates and shout-outs through activity streams.
Daily and weekly emails that summarize activity on pages you follow and popular pages can be sent to all users.
Activity streams on profile pages show activity from that user, and updates, shout-outs and messages sent by that user and to that user.
Create forums for sharing knowledge, developing ideas, and asking and answering questions. Use forums, forms and polls to collect and develop new ideas, and gather information and feedback.
Foster intranet engagement with areas that are open for users to create, interact and collaborate with other users.
Comments allow all users to add their input, give feedback and start discussions.
Create calendars to schedule meetings, project timelines, and vacations.
Choose from default event types or create event types with names and icons unique to your organization.
Allow users to RSVP to events and request information from event registrants.
Add a calendar as a source for a news feed to have upcoming events appear as news items.
Build form elements easily with drag-and-drop and add workflow statuses to track the progress of form entries. Apply permissions for form viewers, submitters, reviewers and managers.
Add automated workflow statuses to track the progress of form entries.
Alert form submitters that their entry has been submitted or processed. Alert form reviewers that they have form entries to review or that are overdue.
Set a maximum time that it should take for a form’s entries to go from the initial status to the final status with notifications to alert reviewers when form entries are overdue.
Email notifications confirm that you have submitted a form entry and can be sent to reviewers when a form entry is submitted, reassigned to them, or is overdue and requires their attention.
Search, sort and filter form entries and assign, download or update the status of form entries in bulk.
Create and maintain policies, regulations, and procedures to minimize risk, enhance efficiency, and ensure compliance.