Getting Started

Hello! Welcome to the Square Peg platform. if you are viewing this page you’ve probably just joined and things may seem slightly confusing. Luckily we’ve included this quick getting started guide so that you can learn the basics.

The Left Hand Menu

Predictably, the left hand menu can be found on the left of your screen (on a desktop). If you cannot see the menu items you can click the hamburger icon in the top left corner.

This menu allows you to explore the entire platform, including who has joined, which members have been most recently active and more.

All Activity – View all of the activity across the platform from all members, including those you are not contacts with. Filter results on this page to include people that have mentioned you, your contacts’ activity and popular activity.

Members – View members that have just joined, those that are active at that moment and more. Use the filters at the top of the page to explore different lists.

Communities – Search through communities that have been created by Square Peg members. On this page you can browse to join any communities that interest you, create brand new communities and manage any that you have already created.

Forums  A dedicated Square Peg forum lives on this page. Introduce yourself if you have just joined, or seek support and guidance by posting here.

E-learning – Explore a range of e-learning courses created by fellow Square Peg members here.

Help – Having difficulties using the platform? Read our FAQs here or get in touch with us directly.

Feedback – On this page you can request new features or notify us of any issues or blugs you have encountered.

Top-Right Drop Down Menu

You can access the drop down menu by hovering over your name or profile picture in the top right hand corner. This menu gives you access to all of the details that are specific to you and your profile. From here you can view your wall, notifications, e-learning courses, community memberships and more.

Wall – View all of your past activity and publish new status updates from here too.

Profile – View your profile and edit your information here. Change your cover image, profile photo and all of your contact information on this page.

Notifications – View all of your unread and read notifications from across the platform.

Messages – This page gives you access to all of your private messages with Square Peg members.

Contacts – You can view and manage your contact list from here.

Communities – View your current memberships of communities across the Square Peg network here.

Forums – View your threads and past posts on the Square Peg forums here.

Courses – View and manage the e-learning courses you are currently taking and the courses that you have completed.

Docs – Upload and share documents here. Invite other members to collaborate across the Square Peg platform.

Settings – Manage which notifications you get, your privacy settings and more from here.

Media – Upload and manage existing images, audio and video here.

Your Profile Menu

You can access your profile menu by clicking the Profile link within your drop down menu (see above). When you are viewing your profile you can access a number of Square Peg settings from the same page, similarly to the drop down menu.

The only additional menu item that you can access within your profile menu is Membership. Here you are able to upgrade/downgrade/cancel your membership.

If you are having any difficulties using the platform please get in touch.