How To: Add An Author Bio Upload & Your Author Photo

September 29, 2011 | Sabrina Cote
How To: Add An Author Bio Upload & Your Author Photo

Welcome to part 3 of the Brainshark Support Team’s 6-part series detailing the components of the Manage Users feature! Brainshark Best Practices recommend the incorporation of an author photo and bio to add a touch of personalization to a presentation.  Follow the steps below to add author photos and bios for your users, and enhance content quality for your company’s presentations.

In case you missed it…How-To Manage Users (Part 2)
 

Add Author Bio

1)      My Applications>Administration>Manage Users>Edit User

2)      Click the last name of a user, and select Edit Profile

3)      Scroll down to the field labeled Bio and enter biography information for that user

4)      Submit

Information entered in the Bio field is visible in the My Profile tab of the user’s account.  In addition, if the author selects show author photo and bio from the options tab when authoring a presentation, their bio will be visible to all viewers of that presentation via the more link, located above the table of contents on the left side of the Brainshark player. 

 

Upload Author Photo

1)      My Applications>Administration>Manage Users>Edit User

2)      Click the last name of a user, and select Edit Profile

3)      Scroll down to the field labeled User Photo, and select My Media Library

4)      On the Photos tab, click Add a Photo>Browse, and select any photo from your computer’s images file to add as your author photo

5)      Save

The author photo will now appear above the table of contents on the left side of the Brainshark player, for all presentations for which the author selects show author photo and bio from the options tab.

 

Stay tuned for part 4 of this series, How-To Manage Users: Self-Registration

For more information regarding Manage Users, check out this short Brainshark presentation, as well as these helpful documents from our Help & Training website!

Manage Users Brainshark Presentation

Manage Users PDF Document

Roles and Permissions Breakdown

Support Team 

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Phone: 781-370-8222

Email: support@brainshark.com

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