Collaboration tools allow users to comment on pages and items details pages in Stacks. Users must authenticate to participate and can read comments, reply to comments and make comments of their own. Administrators have the ability to approve or decline comments.


How To


Activate Comments for Pages

First you must enable the comment feature for Pages from the "Comment Settings" tile under "Collaboration Tools" on the dashboard.


  1. Check the box marked enable under "Pages"
  2. To allow patron users only to make comments mark the radio button next to the word "Patron" (Optional)
  3. To allow staff (administrator, moderator, editor, contributor) users only to make comments mark the radio button next to the word "staff" (Optional)
  4. To allow both select the radio button corresponding to both (Optional)
  5. Click "Save"



Activate Comments for Items

First you must enable the comment feature for Pages from the "Comment Settings" tile under "Collaboration Tools" on the dashboard.


  1. Check the box marked enable under "EDS"
  2. To allow patron users only to make comments mark the radio button next to the word "Patron" (Optional)
  3. To allow staff (administrator, moderator, editor, contributor) users only to make comments mark the radio button next to the word "staff" (Optional)
  4. To allow both select the radio button corresponding to both (Optional)
  5. Click "Save"



Approve/Delete Comments

Stacks' treats all "user" comments as ‘pending’ unless expressly approved by a staff member. Staff comments on Pages do not require approval. Where applicable, users will not see comments until they have been approved.


  1. Select the "Comments" tile under "Collaboration Tools"
  2. Click the corresponding "Approve" link in the operations column of the comment you wish to approve.


To Delete a comment:

  1. Click the corresponding "Delete" link in the operations column of the comment you wish to Delete.


Edit or Reply to a Comment

When looking at the the approved comments for a page or item you have the ability to edit, delete or reply.

  1. Click Edit/Reply for the corresponding comment



  1. Enter your reply or edits in the comment field shown
  2. Fill out the anti-spam field
  3. Click "Save"




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