WHAT IT IS: A place to enter information about this web group.
HOW TO GET THERE: Click on the About Us tab (Figure 3-1) in the menu bar.
Figure 3-1. About Us Tab on Menu Bar
HOW IT WORKS: All members can add and edit information about this web group. The information can include text, tables, and graphics. Root users and administrators can enable comments, which allows all members to post comments to About Us and view comments posted by other members.
To add content to or edit About Us:
Figure 3-2. About Us: Main Page
Figure 3-3. About Us: Main Page: Edit This Page
NOTE: About Us uses the Xinha text editor. For help using the text editor, click on . For information about the Xinha text editor and to go to the Xinha web site, click on .
Figure 3-4. About Us: Main Text Editor Window
NOTE: Only root users and administrators can enable comments. To enable comments, select Enable Comments from the ---Select an Option--- drop-down menu (Figure 3-5). With comments enabled, all members can post comments to About Us and view comments posted by other members.
Figure 3-5. About Us: Enable Comments
To post a comment to About Us:
Figure 3-6. About Us: View Comments
Figure 3-7. About Us: Post Comment window
NOTE: Previous comments are shown below the Post a Comment window.
NOTE: Root users and administrators can delete comments by clicking on (delete comment).
To view and compare different versions of About Us:
Figure 3-8. About Us: View Content History
Figure 3-9. About Us: View Content History: Selecting Versions to Compare
Figure 3-10. About Us: View Content History: Compare Versions
In addition to enabling and deleting comments, root users and administrators can disable comments or make them read-only.
To make comments read-only, select Make Comments Read-Only from the ---Select an Option--- drop-down menu (Figure 3-11). Existing comments will be displayed, but members won't be able to post new comments.
Figure 3-11. About Us: Making Comments Read-Only
To disable comments, select Disable Comments from the ---Select an Option--- drop-down menu (Figure 3-12). Existing comments won't be displayed and members won't be able to post new comments. (NOTE: Disable Comments doesn't delete comments, it only hides them. Enable Comments to see them again.)
Figure 3-12. About Us: Disabling Comments