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    # Features

    How to mention all member?

    in the “who should be notified” section, we have to type and mention someone. There is a way to mention all members? 👀...
    # Faq

    How to notify all members in one action?

    Like this thread, I select "Yaro" at "Who should be notified about this thread?" section.Is there is a way to select all members? In a single action/single select?...
    # Guides

    Getting started

    A guide about the basics to help you set up your community and start using itCreating a new communityWhen signing up, you will automatically start with our free plan, which means you won't automatically be charged or need t provide any paym...
    # Changelog

    11/27/2020 - Improved search 🔍

    Improved search queries and general behaviors, to better fit the need of communities with a lot of content. The underlying lookups are now favoring exact matches throughout the entire query and generally ignore comments, because they blurre...
    # Changelog

    10/15/2020 - Public API 🤖

    First public API routes have landed! This makes it easy to grab all your members data, put them on a map and more. There are also endpoints to automatically create channels and threads, which allows for some neat automations form outside ev...
    # Changelog

    08/18/2020 - Pretty awesome search ™️

    Every Playgroup's search is now backed by a dedicated elasticsearch instance, which means searches will be faster, better and more scalable up to tens of thousands of threads and comments. There are some more small improvements around searc...
    # Changelog

    08/18/2020 - Drag and drop to order channels 🖱

    Admins can now drag and drop channels to change the order in which they appear in the sidebar. This gives a little more control over which channels are important and which ones might be less active or used....
    # Changelog

    08/05/2020 - E-Mail notifications ✉️

    Members can decide to receive email notifications when somebody @mentions them or somebody replies to a thread they have created. Those notifications are opt-in, so nobody will receive them unless they specifically allowed to receive them. ...
    # Changelog

    06/14/2020 - Read / unread system for threads and channels 👓

    Newly created threads and their parent channels are now marked as unread with an unobtrusive blue dot (channels in bold) that is removed once you've seen the thread. A thread will be marked as unread again, when there's an update after your...
    # Changelog

    06/30/2020 - Highlight specific threads ⭐️

    Moderators can now highlight specific threads, in order to draw some extra attention to specific discussions. A highlighted thread appears above the activity feed and is marked with a little star and a border, so it is easy to spot and pote...
    # Changelog

    06/23/2020 - A fresh new look is here!

    A new landing page and more mature visual design has landed. 💅The goal here is to better capture the modern vibes as well as communicate more clearly what Playgroup is about and where its strengths are. This will slowly drip into the act...
    # Changelog

    06/12/2020 - Optimizations under the hood 👨‍🔧

    A lot of optimizations were made under the hood to improve rendering and load times. Especially initial loads are much faster now and most unnecessary repaints have been fixed. Currently looking at options for more server regions, to speed ...
    # Changelog

    05/25/2020 - Password resets

    You and your members can now reset your password in case you forgot. We'll send you a magic link with time-limited validity, to make sure only you can reset it. 🔑...
    # Changelog

    05/05/2020 - Custom profile fields

    You can now add custom profile fields to your community, which means if you run a book club you can ask all of your members for their favorite books by creating a new custom field they can simply fill out in their profile. 💁‍♂️...
    # Changelog

    05/01/2020 - Links to individual comments 💯

    Links to specific comments. Each comment now has its own "hash" which means you can directly link to them and they will be highlighted, making sharing of specific comments 100% easier....
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