Types of space

A space is a physical reception place for content. Content is posted in one single space. However, it can be made visible in reading mode in another space. This contribution zone has defined rights of access. Content posted there automatically inherits the same rights. A space is also defined by a group of users affiliated to it. The terms members and non-members of the space are used. A member can have different roles: guest, contributor, coordinator, administrator.

Types of space

There are four types of space in Elium.

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Public space

Visibility of the space

The space can be reached from Overview, a group of spaces or through searching.

Visibility of content

Contents posted there are public. In other words, contents are accessible to all users via a search. Moreover, they also appear in the activity feed of the members of a space.

Navigating in the space

All users can navigate in the space (access to various tabs).

Affiliating to the space

All users of the platform can go to and leave this space.

  • System Guests do not see public spaces of which they are not members.
  • System Guests who leave a public space see the space disappear from their interface.

Moderated space

Visibility of the space

The space can be reached from Overview, a group of spaces or a search.

Visibility of content

The contents posted there are public. In other words, contents are accessible to all users via a search. Moreover, they also appear in the activity feed of the members of a space.

Navigating in the space

All users can navigate in the space (access to various tabs).

Affiliating to the space

Requests for affiliation have to be approved by an administrator. It is not possible for a member to give up the space.

Private space

Visibility of the space

The space can be reached from Overview, a group of spaces or a search.

Visibility of content

Contents are only visible for members.

Navigating in the space

Only members can navigate in the space.

Affiliating to the space

Requests for affiliation have to be approved by an administrator. It is not possible for a member to give up the space.

Secret space

Visibility of the space

The space is only visible for those who are members; Therefore, it does not occur on the list of spaces for users who are not explicitly affiliated to it.

Visibility of content

Contents are only visible for members.

Navigating in the space

Only members can navigate in the space.

Affiliating to the space

Management of the members is exclusively in the hands of the administrator. It is not possible for a member to give up the space.

It is possible to define spaces as default spaces. By default, all users join this space automatically with a defined role.