GTG User Guide
Category: ROOT Written by GTG
With all the features on Guidetogay.com - you may need a hand figuring how to work what bits to maximise your enjoyment of the site! So we have popped together a guide, which primarily contains aspects of our very special social networking "community"...
You can directly register a profile with us - or if you dont want to fill out forms, and you use Facebook, you can hit the "Sign In With Facebook" button to use your Facebook settings. This option will also allow you to do additional things via your facebook profile, like invite friends directly from Facebook, share status updates and more.
The choice is yours!
Home shows Latest Members, Recent Activities of Guidetogay.com's community and Recent Group Activities.
Profile page is where your personal profile and your applications will be displayed. A User Profile picture (avatar) can be displayed from your images and it will be automatically resized.
The top on the right side of the page display your profile details. You may edit it through the edit button. Under the Profile details, shows the status updates of your Friends and a button to list all your friends
Your profile name will display some details. Karma, Member since, Last online and Profile view(s). Below them, you may update your status, such as what are you currently up to, etc. This board will also update you with any incoming message or friend request.
Moving on, you will find four modules buttons. First is "invite friends" button to allow you invite friends from your contact email by keying in your friend email. Next are "Add Photos", "Add Apps" and "Start a Group" Button. If you registered with Guidetogay.com using your FACEBOOK LOGIN, you will have added features, like being able to integarte with your facebook, invite your facebook friends to events and be friends on GTG etc...
Other than above, the Profile page also display other details. First is the update of the users latest activities. Continued with the list of applications that you have added on.
Karma is a user point-system used in Jom Social. It shows how active you are in Jom Social. Karma will only be activated only when you have uploaded a picture in your user profile. Otherwise, you will forever have no Karma points.
Under the groups tab, shows which groups you currently join. You will only be able to see the Groups if you have added the Groups application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Groups application.
Shows images you have uploaded to your Profile. You will only see images if you have added the Photos application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Photos application.
In Wall, you and your friends (at current time of writing, others too) are able to leave a comment on your Profile Page. You will only see the comments if you have added the Walls application. Go to Application ---> Edit, and add the Walls application.
There are many applications on Guidetogay.com. You can choose which application you would like to have on your account.To edit it, go to Application --> Edit. Here, you will be able to:
1. find out what are these applications for
2. setting each of the application based on your preferences
3. set the arrangement of applications by dragging it (ctrl + drag up or down).
4. adjust the privacy setting of each application
5. remove the application that you do not want to use
You can join and participate in groups easily. Before you can post on the group wall or create a discussion, you will first need to become a member of the group. Click the "Join Now" to join your group.
To manage Group that you joined, go to Application --> Group.
Here, you can view the current groups, search a group as well as view groups that you have joined. You can also create a new group.
Announcements lists all bulletins you with to make to the group. Announcements does not support replies. Only Group founder can Create Bulletin for Announcements.
Discussion lists all discussions anyone posts in the groups. Discussions support replies from group members.
Wall supports Wall posts from members of a group. Wall also supports Syret (hence youtube videos). Only Group founder can Remove Wall posts.
Photos & Media
To manage your photos, go to Application --> Media.
Here, you can upload new photos, browse them and create photo albums.