Let's Get Started!
Here is a checklist of things to try/give feedback on:
(You are not limited to this list, there are TONS more new features to play around with, but this is the place to start. Feel free to post here if you have any questions!)
Click "My Profile" in the top header
Add some info
Edit your signature: Once you've added some photos (see "Gallery" below) or written some reviews (see "Cake Gear") you can show them off in your signature. You can even feature a list some of the cake gear you own! Check out the example below:
User configurations: PIC
Make some tweaks and customize the way you see the site. There are a lot of new options including:
choosing editor type (support for BBCode and WYSIWIG)
default to full page editor
view forums full width
constrain threads to constant width
hide stuff in sigs
option to view a thread list page
With the new platform users will continue to be able to contribute to community albums, view albums by recency and popularity, thumb up and comment on pictures they like, and (a new cool tool) even add their own galleries in to their signatures. Check them out HERE!
Look at your favorite photos
- Add favorites
You can also visit a Community Album, like the Birthday Cake Album:
And click to see more details:
Feel free to add your own photos as well!
On the new platform users can work collaboratively on tutorials to help their fellow Cake Central members, and still post their favorite recipes.
Add a recipe
Add or edit a tutorial
You can also Favorite the recipes you like most and view them from your "My Favs" page:
On the new site, you'll be able to review your favorite (and least favorite) products, add pictures and details, and see what other users are saying about the same products. Check reviews out HERE!
Write a Review
- Add a product
- Search for your favorite products
You can also add Cake Gear to a list, so you can showcase the gear you have, the gear you've had, or even that mixer you've been dreaming about.
Add a product to your Own/Want/Had list
Create a new custom list
Depending on where you are on the site, the right sidebar will load different information and content for you, take a look and click on some of it to see where it takes you!
A few items to note:
- Speed: The site will take some time to cache and get up to speed, so there may be some slowness intially
- Email will be slow as well as the job queue will need to catch up on all the various tasks