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Member Features

Member Features

The features are customized per space and may be turned on/off depending on the needs of your community. Let's take a look at what you need to know to navigate the basics as Members of your space.  Check out the CMS pages for more information. 

Activity Stream

Activities are available in this live stream.  Learn more here.                  

Activity Stream »


Articles/News are written content that inform members about a certain topic(s).

Articles/News »


Use bookmarks to save key content for future reference. For more information, click the button.            



Calendar & Events are used for important dates, meetings and deadlines. 



Instant message with others and monitor your notifications.                                                  

Chat/Notifications »

Login & Password

Information for login and password reset.                           

Login & Password »

Profile Settings

Personal settings & preferences edit options are available.

Profile Settings »

Space Information

Locate your Space(s) from the top header bar. Learn more.

Space Info »


Discussions are organized into a set of forums. Members can "like", comment and reply.

Discussions »


Bring attention to people, content or spaces.

@Mentions »


Have fun earning points and give recognition to others with badges.

Recognition »

Tech & Refresh

Tech challenges are a reality in today's world. Learn more about refreshing your computer.

Tech & Refresh »


Daily and weekly activity and digest emails settings may be set in your profile.

Emails »


Navigate your space with the header bar and menus.

Navigation »

Required Reading

If content is designated 'required reading", click to confirm. 

Required Reading »


Essentially a virtual filing cabinet. Review, download, like and star your files.                             

Files »


CMS Pages contain key content.                                               

Pages »

Search & Tags

Search is a great way to filter and find content and people. 

Search & Tags »


All Admin Videos

Click the links above for specific information or this link for the video with all of the Member Features. Each section is no longer than 2min in length. Search by Table of Contents.   

Part 1 & 2 »

Our Role

Our team's role is to provide support and consultation to guide community leaders and administrators as they develop your space. CoLab does not decide private space membership or control private space content, user roles or permissions. 

Your Role

Your role is to become familiar with your Community Space and access the resources you need to be part of your team.


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For more information about spaces, membership and more, click below:

Administrator Features »

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In the Lobby, members have access to general resources. Access to resources in a private space is by guest access or by invitation.