How to Add a New Idea Area

You can access this feature from your MSL website. Only Content Editors with access to Ideas Admin can access the Ideas Admin window.

For further information, see Ideas Admin.

  1. Log in to your MSL website.
  2. From the Admin dropdown, select Ideas Admin. The Ideas Admin window is displayed.
  3. Click Add New Area. The New Area dialog is displayed.
  4. In the Name field, enter a name for the new Area.
  5. In the Organisation field, either:
    1. Start typing the Name of your Organisation or the Organisation ID to which the Area will belong, then select the relevant one from the dropdown that is displayed.
    2. Click the Grouping Tree icon (). The grouping tree is displayed. Click Expand () to display the contents of a node, and click one item to select. The selected item is entered into the Organisation field.
  6. In the Description field, enter a description for the Area.
  7. Click Save Changes. You are returned to the Ideas Admin window.
  8. From the list of Areas, select the relevant area. The Edit Area window is displayed.
  9. In the Permissions section, select an option from the following dropdowns:
    • View 
    • Contribute
  10. In the Options section, if required, select the following checkboxes:
    • Require Approval
    • Submitters can edit
    • Allow anonymous submissions 
  11. In the Default expiry period field, enter a value, if required.
  12. If applicable, in the Tags field, enter tags you want to be available for the area, one per line.
  13. Click Save Changes. A confirmation message is displayed.

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