Users Guide

Users Guide

Club Page
The Club Page is main page for the London Taxi Owners Club and has a number of Tab’s along the Club area which are Home, Profile, Friends, Applications and Inbox

Home Tab
This is the start page for the London Taxi Owners Club members, the Home tab shows Members, Video’s, Recent Activities, New Photos and Who’s Online.

Profile Tab
Profile page is where your Personal Profile will be displayed. A User Profile picture 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 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.  Other than above, the Profile page also displays other details. First is the update of the user’s latest activities.

Karma
Karma is a user point-system used by the London Taxi Owners Club. It shows how active you are in London Taxi Owners Club. Karma will only be activated only when you have uploaded a picture in your user profile. Otherwise, you will forever have no Karma points.

Groups
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.

Photos
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.

Wall
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.

Lonond Taxi Owners Club’s Wall supports Seyret. You can post Youtube videos by typing {youtube}…{/youtube}  Let’s say the Youtube link is ‘http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voYkKxSPkfw&feature=related’ To paste the Youtube video on the Wall, you do this {youtube}voYkKxSPkfw{/youtube}

Custom Fields
In user profile custom fields, for those text field that represent a url link (e.g. Home Page), you can add the string ‘http://’ follow by your url address, e.g. ‘http://www.microgenie.co.uk’. During value display in profile page, the string value will automatic converted to clickable hyperlink.

Application
There are many applications on London Taxi Owners Club You can choose which application you would like to have on your account.

To see the list of applications, go to Application –> Browse

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

Personal Messaging
London Taxi Owners Club personal messaging system allows you to send a message to any site members easily. There are 2 ways to send a message, via your own inbox or by click on user’s profile and write a message.

Groups
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.

Group Announcement
Announcements lists all bulletins you with to make to the group. Announcements do not support replies. Only Group founder can Create Bulletin for Announcements.

Discussion
Discussion lists all discussions anyone posts in the groups. Discussions support replies from group members.

Wall
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.

Have fun and if you get stuck watch out for Administrator online he will be there to help, or you can always ask your friends.