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Getting Started with Hail 🐣

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With Hail everything revolves around telling your stories and posting your notices. Both of these are simplified into Articles and thanks to Hail’s unique, streamlined format; creating, publishing and sharing articles is a piece of cake.

Follow this step-by-step guide to get an overview of all the major features while creating and publishing your first articles and newsletter.

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Contents

Hatched a new Hail organization or account, but feeling a little lost?

Dashboard

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Hatched a new Hail organization or account, but feeling a little lost? The Dashboard is where you first land. It provides an overview of recent activity with the Notifications and Latest uploaded images sections.

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Check out the handy help guides

Help guides

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When you first create or join a Hail account and start browsing the system you’ll notice the yellow help bubbles that highlight and explain key features in each section.

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Organisation Settings

Settings

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The Settings section, found in the top-right menu is restricted to Hail organisation Owners, Admins and Publishers.

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Articles are the basic communication unit in Hail

Creating your first article

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Articles are the basic communication unit in Hail and the building block of publications like newsletters and websites. So the first thing to get to grips with is creating an article…

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Tagging in Hail

Tagging

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It’s important to add relevant tags to your articles in order to keep them organised in Hail and create connections for readers of your publications and websites.

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Digital publishing, just like print magazines and newspapers, is greatly enhanced by engaging imagery

Adding images

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Digital publishing, just like print magazines and newspapers, is greatly enhanced by engaging imagery. You would never expect to pick up a glossy magazine and find it full of text from cover to cover, so let’s add some images…

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Effortlessly share your stories and notices across multiple community channels

Publishing and Connections

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Learn all about the publishing flow and how to seamlessly and effortlessly share your stories and notices across multiple community channels.

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Creating and editing publications in Hail is very quick and easy

Creating your first newsletter publication

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Once you’ve created your first article (or five) it’s time to add them to your first publication!

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Using Hail Assist to help you create articles

by Robyn Bradley

How to use Hail Assist to help you write and change content in Hail.

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Hail Portal and Notices

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Need a digital noticeboard? The Hail portal is for you! Learn how to set it up and create notices.

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