Monday, January 16, 2017

2016 HELP: OSHG: Kitely now fills the search panels on the viewer. Events, places, and classifieds benefit

Kitely now fills the search panels on the viewer.   
Events, places, and classifieds benefit 
Search for people, groups. places, events, and classifieds in Kitely.  The same panels we are used to using in the old grid.  When we came to OpenSim, we found that those panels gave no information.  Now they do on Kitely and maybe on other grids.  Product differentiation.
The events panel in Kitely search
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  • Search for People, Groups, Places, Events and Classifieds
  • Kitely adds another service we have come to expect from the older grid.
  • Check your entries: Things found in search may need extra information.
  • Only the events list is well populated at the beginning.
  • But the others will be as we have time to update them.
  • For now, "Any category" may be a good strategy for searching.
  • Know of other grids with search to fill the search panels?
  • Please mention them in the comments.

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  • (More after the break, scroll down!)
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Metaverse events, current and upcoming

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Events

  • The events panel gives an inworld listing of upcoming events on Kitely.
  • Newcomers ask about upcoming events.  
  • Now we have an answer to show them inworld.    
  • How to add events

Places

  • You list by parcel in the places panel.  
  • Thus if your world has multiple places you can list them all.
  • Each parcel gets its own TP point.  
  • Be sure to give the parcel a meaningful name.
  • Mall owners, venue owners, anyone looking for traffic: Your parcel is not my parcel
  • Search for Sandbox got 8 hits.
  • Worlds are not parcels and may not show in this search.  
  • You can make a parcel with the same name as your world.  

Groups

  • Owner:  Check Show in Search on the General page.
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News and Notes

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    The Hypergrid WIP Show

    • The Hypergrid WIP is a one hour "show & tell" of works in progress or recently completed. 
    • Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, promotion, entertainment-- whatever you are working on.
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    • Presentations are in voice and text.  
    • For text presentations, best bring the text in a notecard and paste it into chat.  
    • Voice presentations may be captured in video.  
    • Stills and videos from the show may appear in this blog and elsewhere.

    Next WIP show

    • Next WIP show: Sun. Jan 22, Noon SLT 
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • Pandora allows presenters to run high threat OSSL functions.
    • world.narasnook.com:8900
    • Put the line above in your World Map next to Find.  Click FindTP
    • At Narasnook, use World Map to search for Pandora
    • Cookie II location (fourth Sunday of the month)
    • HG address below: paste into the World Map next to Find. Click Find, TP
    • grid.kitely.com:8002:Cookie II 
    • in Kitely: paste into Nav (top) bar of Firestorm, Enter.
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/68/369/22

            Previous Articles from the WIP show 

            HG links-- depending on your interests 

            Communities in the virtual worlds

            Radio in the virtual worlds

            Metaverse beginner help

                        Schools in virtual worlds



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