What is it?
The Userbar has many features and appears on the top of the page after signing in. The userbar offers all personal and administrative functions to the user one of which is the ability to change your online status.
Letting your community know your current status
The most common use case for the Online status feature is that it allows you to communicate your current availability to your community.
Features and Functionality
- Changing the default statuses to display a custom status
- Great way to communicate your current availability to your community
How to change your online status
By default a your online status is set to offline when you first login to your community. As a user you have full control of your Online Status and can change it to whatever you would like at any time. Your current Online Status state will always be preserved when you log off. When you log back in, your Online Status will be set to its last state. Community Administrators have the ability to change the names of the status levels by navigating to the Control Panel and selecting the Online Status option under the Overview heading.
Step 1: Navigate to the top of the page where the Userbar is
Navigate to the userbar and you will see the online status indicator.
Step 2: Select the online indicator
Once you select the online indicator which will show your current online status, you can change it to online, offline, busy, and away.