Create projects


How can I create a project?


If you want to create a project on OPIN, you can easily do so in just a few steps:

1. Click on arrow klein next to your username in the upper right corner and select the name of your organisation in the drop down menu.

Creating  projects

How can I create a project?

If you want to create a project on OPIN, you can easily do so in just a few steps! Just read the steps below:

1. Click on  next to your username in the upper right corner and select the name of your organisation in the drop down menu.

2. Select the tab  Projects in the menu on the left hand side.

3. Click create project at the top of the page.

 

4. Select a template that fits your participation process and click use this template. If you are not sure which template to use, check out our decision-support tool, which will guide you through some questions, ending in a template recommendation. You can also check out the project types and tools to get an overview about all types of templates offered on OPIN.

 

5.A form will pop up requesting the basic information of your project (e.g. title, short description, picture etc.). Fill out the gaps and click create project.

 

6.The dashboard, where you can edit and manage your projects, appears now. In the upper right corner you can see a circle showing how much percent of content is still missing before you can publish your project.

 

7. Project management tabs: On the left-hand side you will find all the project management tabs. To finish creating your project need to click at least on the tabs which are marked with a red ! and fill out the necessary information. You can also fill in all other tabs.

 

7.1 The basic settings tab, that is open now, contains the information you just filled in the form before, plus the possibility to choose whether your project should be accessible to all registered users on OPIN (public) or only for invited users (private). Click save.

 

7.2 Information tab: Here you are asked to give a description of the project and its goal. Then click save.

This information will be displayed in the information tab of the project for your participants.

 

7.3 Result Tab: write down the expected outcome of the project and add a summary of the results after your project is finished. Click save.

 

7.4 Offline events tab: add offline events to your participation project. Click on add event, fill out the title, a description and the date of your events and click save. The offline event will be added to your timeline.

 

7.5 Moderators tab: invite the moderators of your project via e-mail address. Click add, to send your invitations.

User tab (only for private projects): invite the users of your project via e-mail address. Click add to send your invitations.

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7.6 Phase tab: Fill out the name of the participation phases and choose when each phase should start and end. Click save.

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7.7Category tab: Click on add category to add categories to your project to structure the content. Users can assign their post to the categories you created. Click save.

 

7.8 Export tab: Click on the export tab to download your results as a csv or excel file.

 

8. Now your project is ready to be published. On your right hand side the circle should be completed and the publish button is now activated. Click activate to publish your project.

 

9. Click on view to see your project.

 


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