To manually feature a thread, navigate to the thread you would like to be featured. Click the button with three bubbles and an arrow pointing down and then choose “Feature thread”. From there, fill in the necessary information.

Tile - Input a custom title for the featured thread.

Message - Input a custom description for the featured thread.

Expires - Inputting a date and time will cause this featured thread to show until the specified date and time is reached. After that date and time, the featured thread will be unfeatured automatically.

Display

  • Featured content page - When checked, the featured thread will be shown on the content page.
  • Featured content grid widget - When checked, the featured thread will be shown on the grid widget.
  • Featured content slider widget - When checked, the featured thread will be shown on the slider widget.

Options:

  • Users with the appropriate permissions can dismiss this feature - When enabled, users can dismiss featured threads which are shown on the grid or full widget.
  • Notify author of this action - When enabled, a notification is sent to the user about their thread being featured with a link to the thread.

Icon

  • Use content poster’s avatar - When chosen, this will show the poster's avatar on the featured page and widgets.
  • User custom icon - When chosen, this will show a custom icon instead of the poster’s avatar. The custom icon can be selected when the thread is manually being featured or after it has been featured.

Feature background image

None - Select this if you do not want there to be a featured background image.

Upload custom feature background image - This will allow you to input and show your own background image for this thread on the featured thread page or slider.

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