Adding stages for ideas

You can add stages that capture your community's view of lifecycle phases.

Fastpath: Admin Console: Ideas > Idea Settings > Add Stage

To add a new stage:

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Ideas > Idea Settings > Add Stage.
    In Sample Text, you can see what the stage name will look like in the community.
  2. In Stage Name, enter the stage name. It is the test visible to users when selecting stages for ideas.
  3. In Background Color, specify the HEX color number or click Select color and choose a color for the box that surrounds the stage's name in content lists.
  4. In Text Color, specify the HEX color number or click Select color to choose a color for the stage name's text.
  5. Click Save to apply the changes.

A new stage is added to the community. If necessary, you can change its settings on the Manage Stages page. For more information, see Configuring stages and Enabling, disabling, and deleting stages.