How to Use Calyxto

How to Use Calyxto

If there’s anything we missed, or you need additional information or would like to make suggestions for improving Calyxto, email us at info@calyxto.com.

 

How-To’s By Topic

 

FRIENDS: Menu => Friends

+Find New Friends: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

+Friend a Member: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

+Invite Friends Who Are Not Calyxto Members to Join Calyxto: Menu => Send Invites. Remember that acceptance is subject to Calyxto’s criteria, mainly professional credentials. Friends who aspire to work in the style industries, or start a style-related business, are encouraged to join Calyxto’s mailing list by emailing info@calyxto.com.

+Unfriend: Menu => Friends => My Friends => Cancel Friendship

 

LOG IN: calyto.com => enter email address + password => Log In

+We strongly encourage users to register on Calyxto with personal email addresses rather than work email addresses. If you registered with a work email address and have changed jobs, please contact us at info@calyxto.com.

 

MESSAGES: Menu => Messages (you may not message non-friends)

+To choose recipients, begin to type their name and a drop-down will appear. You may choose more than one friend to receive your message.

 

NEWSFEED

+Post Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed

+Tag Friends in Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed => In status update text field, type @username (a dropdown will appear) to tag friends.

+Tag Friends in Photos: Unfortunately BuddyPress (the system on which Calyxto is built) does not let users tag friends in Photos. You may, however, tag friends in comments on    the photos and in any status update associated with the photos.

+Note: Your newsfeed is visible to friends only. On BuddyPress, your status updates have two degrees of visibility—they will appear on your friends’ newsfeeds, which are in turn visible to your friends’ friends. So be mindful to share posts which you’re comfortable sharing with a wider circle that includes your friends’ friends.

 

PHOTOS

+Background photo (large photo behind your profile pic; also known as Cover Photo; add or change):Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover

+Cover Photo (add or edit): Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover

+Photo Albums (create or edit): Menu => Photos => Albums => Create Album. Note: When you create a photo album, it will also appear in your newsfeed as a status update. You can make comments on the status update containing the album, and on each photograph within the album. You can also tag friends within the album’s status update, or within comments. Unfortunately, BuddyPress does not let users caption photographs, or tag friends in photographs.

+Profile Photo (add or edit): Menu => Profile => Change Profile Photo. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Profile Photo.

+Tag Friends in Photos: Unfortunately BuddyPress (the system on which Calyxto is built) does not let users tag friends in Photos. You may, however, tag friends in comments on the photos and in any status update associated with the photos.

 

PROFILE AND PORTFOLIO: Menu =>Profile =>Edit Profile

+Note: In portfolios, the attachment limit (photos and PDFs) is 4 MB. You may add links to videos to your portfolio, but BuddyPress does not let users attach video files.

+Add Social Media Icons to Profile: Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Additional Information

 

More Information (Alphabetical)

 

Add Social Media Icons to Profile: Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Additional Information

 

Advertising: Not currently a feature on Calyxto. If you’d like to request that Calyxto implement this feature, or have any other suggestions for improving the site, please email info@calyxto.com.

 

Apply to Join Calyxto: calyxto.com => Register.

 

Background Photo (large photo behind your profile pic; also known as Cover Photo; add or change): Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover. Also see Profile Photo.

 

Calendar: Not currently a feature on Calyxto. If you’d like to request that Calyxto implement this feature, or have any other suggestions for improving the site, please email info@calyxto.com.

 

Change Job Title (add or change that which appears next to your name): Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Experience (your current job title will display with your name)

 

Change Password: Menu => Settings => Change Password.

 

Compose Messages: Menu => Messages => Compose.

+To choose recipients (you may not message non-friends) begin to type their name and a drop-down will appear. You may choose more than one friend to receive your message.

 

Cover Photo (Add or Change): Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover. Also see Profile Photo.

 

Edit Job Title (add or change that which appears next to your name): Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Experience (your current job title will display with your name)

 

Edit Portfolio: Menu =>Profile =>Edit Profile.

+Note: In portfolios, the attachment limit (photos and PDFs) is 4 MB. You may add links to videos to your portfolio, but BuddyPress does not let users attach video files.

 

Edit Profile: Menu =>Profile =>Edit Profile

+Note: In portfolios, the attachment limit (photos and PDFs) is 4 MB. You may add links to videos to your portfolio, but BuddyPress does not let users attach video files.

+Add Social Media Icons to Profile: Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Additional Information

 

Events: Not currently a feature on Calyxto. If you’d like to request that Calyxto implement this feature, or have any other suggestions for improving the site, please email info@calyxto.com.

 

Find New Friends: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

 

Forgot Password: Click Forgot Password? after you attempt to log in. You’ll receive a prompt and an email.

 

Friend a Member: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

 

FRIENDS: Menu => Friends

+Find New Friends: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

+Friend a Member: Menu => Friends => View All Members => Request Friendship

+Invite Friends Who Are Not Calyxto Members to Join Calyxto: Menu => Send Invites. Remember that acceptance is subject to Calyxto’s criteria, mainly professional credentials. Friends who aspire to work in the style industries, or start a style-related business, are encouraged to join Calyxto’s mailing list by emailing info@calyxto.com.

+Unfriend: Menu => Friends => My Friends => Cancel Friendship

 

Invite Friends Who Are Not Calyxto Members to Join Calyxto: Menu => Send Invites. Remember that acceptance is subject to Calyxto’s criteria, mainly professional credentials. Friends who aspire to work in the style industries, or start a style-related business, are encouraged to join Calyxto’s mailing list by emailing info@calyxto.com.

 

Job Listings: Not currently a feature on Calyxto. If you’d like to request this feature, please email info@calyxto.com.

 

Job Title (add or change that which appears next to your name): Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Experience (your current job title will display with your name)

 

LOG IN: calyto.com => enter email address + password => Log In

+We strongly encourage users to register on Calyxto with personal email addresses rather than work email addresses. If you registered with a work email address and have changed jobs, please contact us at info@calyxto.com.

 

MESSAGES: Menu => Messages (you may not message non-friends)

+To choose recipients, begin to type their name and a drop-down will appear. You may choose more than one friend to receive your message.

 

NEWSFEED

+Post Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed

+Tag Friends in Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed => In status update text field, type @username (a dropdown will appear) to tag friends.

+Tag Friends in Photos: Unfortunately BuddyPress (the system on which Calyxto is built) does not let users tag friends in Photos. You may, however, tag friends in comments on    the photos and in any status update associated with the photos.

+Note: Your newsfeed is visible to friends only. On BuddyPress, your status updates have two degrees of visibility—they will appear on your friends’ newsfeeds, which are in turn visible to your friends’ friends. So be mindful to share posts which you’re comfortable sharing with a wider circle that includes your friends’ friends.

 

Password

+Change Password: Menu => Settings => Change Password

+Forgot Password: Click Forgot Password? after you attempt to log in. You’ll receive a prompt and an email.

 

PHOTO ALBUMS (create or edit): Menu => Photos => Albums => Create Album.

+Note: When you create a photo album, it will also appear in your newsfeed as a status update. You can make comments on status update, and on each photograph. But BuddyPress does not let users caption photographs, or tag friends in photographs.

 

PHOTOS

+Background photo (large photo behind your profile pic; also known as Cover Photo; add or change):Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover

+Cover Photo: Menu => Profile => Change Cover. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Cover

+Photo Albums (create or edit): Menu => Photos => Albums => Create Album. Note: When you create a photo album, it will also appear in your newsfeed as a status update. You can make comments on the status update containing the album, and on each photograph within the album. You can also tag friends within the album’s status update, or within comments. Unfortunately, BuddyPress does not let users caption photographs, or tag friends in photographs.

+Profile Pic: Menu => Profile => Change Profile Photo. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Profile Photo.

+Tag Friends in Photos: Unfortunately BuddyPress (the system on which Calyxto is built) does not let users tag friends in Photos. You may, however, tag friends in comments on the photos and in any status update associated with the photos.

 

PORTFOLIO (Complete or Edit): Menu =>Profile =>Edit Profile

+Note: The attachment limit (photos and PDFs) is 4 MB. You may add links to videos to your portfolio, but BuddyPress does not let users attach video files.

 

POST STATUS UPDATE: Menu => Newsfeed

+Tag Friends in Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed => In status update text field, type @username (a dropdown will appear) to tag friends.

+Note: On BuddyPress, your status updates have two degrees of visibility—they will appear on your friends’ newsfeeds, which are in turn visible to your friends’ friends. So be mindful to share posts which you’re comfortable sharing with a wider circle that includes your friends’ friends.

 

PROFILE: Menu =>Profile =>Edit Profile

+Note: In portfolios, the attachment limit (photos and PDFs) is 4 MB. You may add links to videos to your portfolio, but BuddyPress does not let users attach video files.

 

Profile Photo (Add or Change): Menu => Profile => Change Profile Photo. ALSO Menu => Settings => Change Profile Photo. Also see Cover Photo or Background Photo.

 

Social Media Icons, Add to Profile: Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Additional Information

 

STATUS UPDATE (Post): Menu => Newsfeed

+Tag Friends in Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed => In status update text field, type @username (a dropdown will appear) to tag friends.

+Note: On BuddyPress, your status updates have two degrees of visibility—they will appear on your friends’ newsfeeds, which are in turn visible to your friends’ friends. So be mindful to share posts which you’re comfortable sharing with a wider circle that includes your friends’ friends.

+Tag Friends in Photos and Photo Albums: Unfortunately BuddyPress (the system on which Calyxto is built) does not let users tag friends in Photos. You may, however, tag friends in comments on the photos and in any status update associated with the photos.

 

Tag Friends in Status Update: Menu => Newsfeed => In status update text field, type @username (a dropdown will appear) to tag friends.

 

Title (add or change job title that accompanies your name): Menu => Profile => Edit Profile => Experience (your current job title will display with your name)

 

Unfriend a Member: Menu => Friends => My Friends => Cancel Friendship

 

Username: Your username is the email address with which you registered on Calyxto. We strongly encourage users to use personal email addresses rather than work email addresses. If you registered with a work email address and have changed jobs, please contact us at info@calyxto.com. If you cannot remember the email address with which you registered on Calyxto, search your frequently used email inboxes for email notifications from calyxto.com. You will only receive notifications from Calyxto at email addresses which you used to register—unless you were not accepted for membership.