The purpose of this article is to show Admins how to turn on My interests for users so that events can be filtered.
How to set up custom categories
My interests is a custom category enabled through configuration settings.
- As an admin of the platform, you will need to navigate to settings then click on the configuration settings tab.
- Scroll down to custom category. The custom category is meant for users to have the ability to filter events tailored to their interests. Click to add new category.
- For example, many of our customers will set custom categories around "Type of Skill", "Type of Activity", or "Type of Service". By setting custom categories, Admins can create tags for users to select.
How to use custom categories
When creating an event, you can use these tags. Under Basic Information you will notice custom categories are set up. Click the drop down button to select a custom category
How to set up interests in your profile
Users will go into my profile, and will have the ability to edit My interests. Click the edit My interests box to select custom categories.