A list with the type and number of alerts displays from the bell icon by your user profile. Click the alert type to see more about the activity.
If you prefer to receive email notifications, you can receive those when updates are made. Emails include a message about the purpose of the notification and a link that will take you to the appropriate page in the Widen Collective.
Note that when you read notifications within your site, you will not receive email notifications for those assets.
Customize notification preferences
Choose which notifications you receive and how you receive them from your user settings in your user profile.
To customize notification preferences:
- Click Preferences.
- Check the type of notification you want to receive (either alerts, emails, or both) for watched assets, the Collective, and any export-related tasks.
- Click Update.
As a Collective admin, you can choose to receive both general notifications that users can get and notifications for user- and asset-related tasks. Choose user- and asset-related task notifications under Admin Notification Preferences.
User-related task notifications
- Track Pending Registration Requests: You're notified when a new user submits a registration request for your site.
- Track Users Without Roles: You're notified when there are new users without assigned roles.
- Track Expired and Expiring Users: You're notified when there are new users that will expire within seven days.
- Track Unapproved Orders: You're notified when users submit orders that require admin approval.
Asset-related task notifications
- Track Assets Pending Delete: You're notified when there are new assets that could be deleted.
- Track Assets Without Categories: You're notified when there are assets without categories.
- Track Unreleased Assets: You're notified when there are new, unreleased assets.
- To receive emails about unreleased assets, you must be able to review uploads for the upload profile and have permission for the asset group to which the upload profile is connected.
- Track new assets: To also be notified when new assets that have been released are uploaded, select the Track New Assets notification under General Notification Preferences.
- Track Expired Assets: You're notified with a list of all recently expired assets in asset groups you have permission to administrate.
- Track Assets with Empty Required Metadata: You're notified when new assets have empty required metadata fields.
- Track Conflicted Assets: You're notified when there are new conflicted assets.
- Track Lost Assets: You're notified when there are new assets that haven't been assigned asset groups.
Email notification frequencies
|Immediate notification||Order approval|
Assets are published to social networks
New comments are added
Exports are ready to download
|Notification every 30 minutes||Assets with empty required metadata|
New assets are uploaded
|Daily notification||Assets with updated metadata|
|Weekly notification||Assets without categories|
Expiring assets (only expiring watched assets)
Pending delete assets
Users without roles