Quick Start Guide for admins

Welcome to our Quick Start Guide for admins, here we'll show you how to get started with Big Dash in just a few steps. We are always there to help if you have any questions, just click the icon at the bottom right of your screen, and we're there!

Dashboard:

A short summary of your last joined users, and a display chart with adjustable date field.

Categories:

Here you can create categories for your Events and Documents. You can use a category once, and then you can categorize your events and/or documents. Simply click 'Add Category' , enter the name of your category and click Save.

Locations:

You can add locations for your Events in this section. When you're creating Events, this makes it easier for your users to see where the event is being held. To add a location, click 'Add Location', fill in the address, and click Save! You can now choose this location for your Events.

Events:

Here you can create and manage your own events. First create a location for your event, and a category (optional). Then you can go ahead and create your event, which can be organized by an external party as well. Click the button below to learn how to create your first event.

Users:

Here you can find all your users and more information on their profiles. If you click on a user, you can reset their password here, or login as a superuser to change data for them.

Library: 

Here you can add or remove documents which will be available to download for your users, and organize them under different categories.
You can add documents by clicking on the Documents button under Library.

Translations:

This is where you can change things like welcome text and field labels. You can also change the e-mail that will be sent whenever a user resets their password, or register a new profile. With the standard HTML-editor you can add images, and style your email however you want. For example, if you want to change the welcome text on the login screen. Navigate to Login, then select Content. Or type Login in the search bar at the top of your screen, and then select Content. Here you can edit and add text , suiting your needs.

Config:

If you want to change your subdomain name, or add your company logo, you can do that here. You may want to change your reply to email address, visit the Email section on the Config page to change that.

MailChimp:

The Big Dash - MailChimp integration makes it easy to keep your users and newsletter subscribers in sync. With just a few clicks, you can connect Big Dash with your MailChimp account and add users directly to your MailChimp lists.

Integration:

And last but not least; integration. Follow the 3 easy steps below to integrate your personal Big Dash Community on your website .

Embedding code your instance

1. Add JavaScript code to your website

You should add the JavaScript code to any page on your website where you would like to use Big Dash. First put your instance id at yourinstanceID A good location for this is your page header or footer. (You can find your instance ID at the Config page in your admin environment)

 <!--Start Big Dash code -->
<script>var GATEKEEPER={INSTANCEID:"yourinstanceID",APPEND:"bigdash-wrapper"};</script>
<script src="https://cdnjs.bigdash.co/v3.js"></script>
<!--End Big Dash code-->

2. Add HTML element where the Big Dash interface will be shown

When you integrate Big Dash on your website, you need to add an HTML element where the Big Dash interface is shown.

<
div id="bigdash-wrapper"></div>

3. Login button

When you add the following custom HTML tag to your website, you will have a dynamic button that will show you a login and register button when the user is not logged in.

<
gk-login-register></gk-login-register>

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