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Manage the Elected Officials module

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This task can be undertaken by users with the following roles: OC Site Manager and OC System Administrator.

You can manage the settings for the Elected Officials module from Site Management.

  1. From the main menu, go to More > Site Management > your site > Settings.
  2. Select Elected Official.
    The elected official icon in the site management settings
  3. Make your changes (see Settings for the Elected Official module below for more information).
  4. Save your changes.

Settings for the Elected Officials module

Authors must comment upon publishing? Select this option to make it mandatory for authors to add a comment about their changes to elected official pages before they publish them.
Feedback form

Choose how feedback forms are treated:

Disabled: Feedback forms will not show on elected official pages.

Turn on and show on pages by default: The feedback form will automatically be shown on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it off.

Turn on but hide on pages by default: The feedback form will not show on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it on.

Learn more about user feedback.

Form to use for feedback If you have multiple page feedback forms, select which one to use for elected official pages.

Page discussions

(Community Engagement module – premium)

Choose how page discussions are treated:

Disabled: Page discussions will not show on elected official pages.

Turn on and use site-wide setting: This is the default status for page discussions in Site Management (More > Site Management > your site > Settings > Page Discussions > Site-wide setting). The 2 settings available are:

Turn on and show on pages by default: Page discussions will automatically be shown on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it off.

Turn on but hide on pages by default: Page discussions will not show on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it on.

Learn more about page discussions.

Page subscriptions

(Subscriptions module)

Choose how page subscriptions are treated:

Disabled: Page subscriptions will not show on elected official pages.

Turn on and use site-wide setting: This is the default status for page subscriptions in Site Management (More > Site Management > your site > Settings Subscriptions > Site-wide setting for pages). The 2 settings available are:

Turn on and show on pages by default: Page subscriptions will automatically be shown on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it off.

Turn on but hide on pages by default: Page subscriptions will not show on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it on.

Learn more about page subscriptions.

Related content

Choose how Related content is treated:

Disabled: Related content will not show on elected official pages.

Turn on and use site-wide setting: This is the default status for related content in Site Management (More > Site Management > your site > Settings Related content > Site-wide setting). The 2 settings available are:

Turn on and show on pages by default: Related content will automatically be shown on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it off.

Turn on but hide on pages by default: Related content will not show on OC Elected Official pages, with the option to turn it on.

Learn more about Related content.

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