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Notifications

After signing up and logging into the SQUIZZ.com platform you will be able a receive a wide variety of notifications as you use the platform and interact with people and organisations. These notifications can keep you informed of a wide variety of things occurring within the platform, such as new messages posted by other people in conversations, requests by people to connect with you, new posts people have posted in feeds, notifications related to employment and organisations that you are connected to. Additionally you can receive notifications from external business software and services connected with the platform.

Topics

  1. Prerequisites
  2. Notifications Overview
  3. Personal Notifications
  4. Organisation Notifications
  5. Unread and Read Notifications
  6. Next Steps

Prerequisites

Before reading on please ensure that you have understood the following topics:

Notifications Overview

Within SQUIZZ.com there are two broad types of notifications that you can receive after logging into the platform, these are "Personal Notifications" and "Organisation Notifications". Both types of notifications can be seen once logged into the platform. Within the top menu, under each menu icon either yellow or black circles will appear when there is one or more new notifications to look at. Upon clicking on a notification circle a notifications menu will display and show you one or more notifications associated with a notification category.

Personal Notifications

Personal notifications advise of events, actions, and requests that relate to you on a personal, individual level. Think of personal notifications as information that you need to know in your private life.

Notification Categories

Personal notifications a spread across the following categories:

  • Personal Contact Notifications
    Notifications that relate to other people connecting with you.
     
  • Personal Organisation Notifications
    Notifications associated with organisations interacting with you on a personal level, such as accepting your requests to connect with an organisation.
     
  • Personal Conversation Notifications
    Notifications related to conversations you are personally involved in. These notifications include adding you to conversations, new messages being posted within a conversation, people uploading attachment files to a conversation, as well as people liking or acknowledging ("ACK") your conversation messages.
     
  • Personal Feed Notifications
    Notifications related to news and feeds that you are personally following. These notifications advise of new posts that have been posted within feeds that you are following, any comments or activity made on posts and comments that you have added to an organisation's feed, as well as invitations to follow private feeds.
     
  • Personal Basket Notifications
    Notifications associated to with baskets that you have created personally.
     
  • Personal Account Notifications
    Notifications associated with customer accounts and supplier accounts that have been assigned to you on a personal basis. These notifications include you being assigned or unassigned from accounts, and information related to the accounts that you use to purchase goods and services from organisations.
     
  • Personal Purchase Order Notifications
    Notifications related to purchase orders that you have been personally assigned to or created. These notifications relate to purchases that you have made within the SQUIZZ.com platform.
     
  • Personal Sales Order Notifications
    Notifications to sales orders that you have been personally assigned to or created. These notifications to sales that you have made within the SQUIZZ.com platform.

Organisation Notifications

Organisation notifications advise you of notifications associated to organisations that you are allowed to receive on behalf of. Additionally organisation notifications may relate to your professional working life, such as receiving notifications about conversations where you are talking as an employee. You will typically only receive organisation notifications when you are connected to one or more organisations that have allowed to receive the organisation's notifications, based on permissions granted by the organisation.

Notification Categories

Organisation notifications a spread across the following categories:

  • Organisation Contact Notifications
    Notifications that relate to people connecting with an organisation that you are allowed to accept connections for.
     
  • Organisation Notifications
    Notifications associated with organisations and people interacting with organisations that you have permission to see and manage. These notifications include requests for organisations and people to connect with your organisations, issues/reports/enquiries submitted for your organisations, plus several other notifications associated to an organisation.
     
  • Organisation Conversation Notifications
    Notifications related to conversations you are professionally involved in on an employment basis. These notifications include adding you to conversations, new messages being posted within a conversation, people uploading attachment files to a conversation, as well as people liking or acknowledging ("ACK") your conversation messages. These organisation conversation notifications will appear when you have assigned an organisation to the conversation to denote that you are talking as an employee of that organisation. In order to receive these notifications you must be connected to an organisation as an employee.
     
  • Organisation Feed Notifications
    Notifications related to news and feeds that you are assigned to manage for chosen organisations. These notifications advise of new posts that have been posted within organisation feeds, any comments or activity made on posts and comments that have been added to an organisation's feed.
     
  • Organisation Basket Notifications
    Notifications associated to baskets that you have created on behalf of organisations that you are allowed to purchase on behalf of.
     
  • Organisation Account Notifications
    Notifications associated with customer accounts and supplier accounts of organisation's that you are allowed to see notifications of.
     
  • Organisation Purchase Order Notifications
    Notifications related to purchase orders that have been assigned to or created for connected organisations that you are allowed to see. These notifications relate to purchases that organisations have made within the SQUIZZ.com platform.
     
  • Organisation Sales Order Notifications
    Notifications to sales orders that you have been assigned to or created for your connected organisations that you are allowed to see. These notifications to sales that organisations made within the SQUIZZ.com platform.

External Business System and Software Notifications

Besides receiving organisations notifications generated from within the SQUIZZ.com platform, the platform also allows software external to the SQUIZZ.com platform to push in notifications into the platform. When this occurs these external software systems may place notifications within any of the organisation notification categories.

Unread and Read Notifications

Each notification will be marked as "Unread" when initially viewed, and be coloured to show that you have not read the notification yet. 

Marking A Notification As Read

You can mark each notification as being read by manually clicking on the "Read" link at the bottom of the notification, or by clicking on a link or button within the notification which will cause the notification to be marked as read.

Marking A Notification As Unread

At any time you can mark a notification as being unread again by clicking on the "Unread" link at the bottom of the notification. You may wish to keep notifications marked as unread so that you can follow up the notification's details at a later date.

Next Steps