Premium Rafts

Premium Rafts are the cornerstone of every implementation of Raftr, and provide full customization for your community members. In most cases, the Raftr license fee includes 3 Premium Rafts, with the option to add on bundles of additional Premium Rafts for an additional fee. All communities also include unlimited Basic Rafts. Premium vs. Basic Rafts Below is a side-by-side view of all of the features of Premium and Basic Rafts: Feature Premium Raft Basic Raft Administrators 1 leader + unlimited co-leaders + unlimited curators 1 leader + 1 co-leader + no curators Members Unlimited members 25 members Chat Channels Unlimited…
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About the Admin Portal

Overview The Admin Portal is the community management dashboard for each Raftr implementation. Designed with community administration in mind, the Admin Portal allows community administrators to create and publish advanced content, manage community users, access data and analytics, and customize the overall community experience. User Management Within the User Management dashboard, community administrators have tools to manage and reach users, including the ability to add & remove users, send password reset emails, make channel and raft assignments, send account activation reminder emails, and more. User management tools allow for both individual and bulk actions. Content Management The Content Management dashboard…
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Creating Automatic Event Feeds

Overview To help everyone get the most out of Raftr, we work with university administrators to create a comprehensive events calendar. Avoid the hassle of manually adding multiple events one by one, instead these events are automatically pulled from public calendars and added to Raftr with no additional work needed by administrators. Just keep adding events to existing calendars as you always have, and we’ll take care of the rest. Contact us for more information about how many calendars we can automate for your school.
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Cross-Posting Events

Overview Cross-Posting is a great way to increase the reach and awareness of event, as it allows you to share your event to multiple rafts at once. To cross-post an event to multiple rafts, you must first assign a main raft for the event to show on (usually the group/organization that is hosting the event) then tap the Cross-Post button, and select which other raft(s) you would like your event to show up on.** **Note: To prevent clutter and spam, you can only cross-post events to the Free Food and/or the What’s Happening raft.
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Creating Events

How to Create an Event In App To create an event in Raftr, simply click the “+” sign in the bottom main menu of the app. To Create an Event: Click the calendar button within the create menu, then enter the event name, date, time, location, and description, assign a topic, and tap the share button. When creating events you can also include images from your personal library, or add a gif from Giphy to make your post or event more eye-catching. On Web To create an event on the web version of Raftr click the “Event” button on the left…
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Polls

Overview Polls are interactive posts that can be used for fun & engagement, assessments, or gather opinions. When creating a poll, users have the option of adding between 2 and 10 options for other users to cast a vote on. Poll items can include optional images. Additionally, poll creators will have the ability to decide if a poll is anonymous or not, select an end date & time, and choose a timeline for an automating reminder via push notification, if desired. Poll Components A question - the prompt Description - introduce or explain in further detail what your poll is…
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List Posts / Custom Guides

Overview Raftr supports several types of list item capabilities. Our lists transform extensive and complex content in an easily digestible format, such as organized to-do tasks, a series of locations, or a directory of resources. Each type of item comes with a specific set of features, such as photo or video, pin locations, checkmark tasks, and links to user profiles. Components for All Types of Lists:  Title Items [Standard Item, Person, Place or Task] Default icon Cover Image [Or you can upload a video] Topics Description You have the ability to create a list comprised of different items, such as…
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Understanding Topics

Overview Topics help users instantly decipher what each raft, event, or post's relevant theme is. On Web on the Explore page and as you navigate across the platform, view the left hand side, from there you can narrow down your search by selecting a particular topic. Whereas on mobile, you can also filter your search based off of topics as well. When creating a raft, event, or post, you are encouraged to set topics. This will help users understand the subject manner of your content, and make it easier for them to discover it as they're searching relevant content on…
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