Before you begin
You must be a community member to contribute an idea to an Ideation Blog.
About this task
If your community has an Ideation Blog and you have the appropriate access level, you can add your own ideas to the Ideation Blog directly from the community.
- Open the community's Overview page.
- In the Ideation Blog area, click Contribute an idea. The New Idea form opens in the Blogs user interface.
- Enter a title in the Title field.
- Click Add Tags to add keywords that categorize your idea and make it easier to find later.
- Enter your idea in the Idea text field.
- Click Advanced Settings to control the following settings:
Do one of the following:
- Allow characters to be converted into emoticons.
- Delay posting an idea until a time and date that you specify.
- Limit the number of days for posting comments for the idea.
- Specify a custom URL that points to the idea.
- Include an external media link, such as a video.
- To publish your idea, click Post.
- To save your idea as a draft without publishing it, click Save as Draft.
- To review your idea before posting it, click Preview.
What to do next
You can vote and comment on other people's ideas in the Ideation Blog, or graduate your own ideas when you think they have enough support from the community. For more information about what you can do with ideas, see Using an Ideation Blog
. You can also click the Help
When you are finished working with the Ideation Blog, you can return to the community by clicking any of the community page links in the navigation.
Parent topic: Using an Ideation Blog in your community