How to Use the Platform

Compatibility and System Requirements
For optimal results, we recommend using the most updated version of the Google Chrome web browser. Firefox also works well, though Chrome is preferable.  ...
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 8:26 PM
Logging In
As of October 8, 2018, we are currently beta testing our new chat room platform. While in beta testing, you can access the new platform by click the link fo...
Mon, Oct 8, 2018 at 1:41 PM
Change chat room name and profile picture (new platform)
How to change your profile picture Please sign into the chat room and refer to the profile link in the upper right-hand corner: ...
Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 7:43 PM
Using Chat Feature and Private Messaging
With the exception of users of the 5-Day Chat Room Trial, any member with an active chat room access should be able to chat publicly and also privately mess...
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 7:53 PM
Badges: What are the picture icons next to some usernames?
In the new chat room platform, you may notice that some members have pictures or icons next to their names, sort of like emojis. These are "badges.&quo...
Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 6:26 PM
Ignore and Unignore a User
If there is a particular member in the chat room who you want to ignore so that you no longer see their messages in the chat, you can choose to "ignore...
Fri, Apr 5, 2019 at 11:44 AM
Mute Alerts and Adjust Audio Settings
To adjust audio in the chat room, use the volume bar that appears next to the microphone icon (hover over the microphone image when it's blue). The ico...
Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 11:03 AM
How to Follow Members And View Followed members only
The Chatroom has the ability to let you follow members and view their posts only. To figure out how to first follow a member you first need to cli...
Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 11:40 AM