How to use the 1MAC Community Welcome into the One Million Arab Coders Initiative! In this article, you will learn how to use and navigate the 1MAC Community. CATEGORIES Here is how the community home page looks like: Here are all the categories and what they are used for; Get Started: Here you can explore your community, best practices and program FAQ questions. Track Name - Questions Hub: In this category you will be able connect with your fellow students & tutors, ask your questions, discuss related topics and post your great articles related to your track. Useful Resources: This category will be used for posting useful resources and topics shared by our experienced tutors to help you deepen your technical knowledge on your track. Announcements: Here you will find the most important announcements and updates you need to know. Ask Me Anything Sessions: Here you will find all the webinars that were published and those that will be released soon. General Discussions: This category will be for general discussions between community members and networking. Success Stories: A place where students can share and celebrate their success. NAVIGATING A CATEGORY When you click on any category from the homepage, you will be able to see all topics related to that category as shown below You can sort the topics by: 1- Replies 2- Views 3- Activity by clicking on any of the above. CREATING NEW TOPIC To create a new topic inside a specific category, click on 'New Topic' and then the following will appear to you For the topic to be successfully created make sure you do the following: 1- Insert a title for your topic in the title field 2- Choose a tag from the dropdown menu 3- Type the body of your topic in the body field 4- Click on 'Create Topic' POSTING A COMMENT To post a reply or a comment on any topic, click on the topic you want to comment on then click on 'Reply' as shown below Then the following will appear Type your comment and then click on 'Reply' and your comment will be posted. SEARCHING ON THE 1MAC COMMUNITY You can always search for any topic you want by clicking on the magnifying glass icon at the top right corner then type in the search bar the keyword or topic you are looking for as shown below The topics that contain the keywords that was inserted will appear to you. If you want to use the advanced search where you can use more options to find what you are looking for, just click on 'options' under the search bar and the advanced search will appear on the right side of the page as shown below. VISITING YOUR PROFILE PAGE To reach your profile page click on your profile picture at the top right corner then on your username and click on "Summary" as shown below This will open your profile page as shown below From your profile page you can: 1- View a summary of your activity by clicking on Summary 2- View your posted topics and replies by clicking on Activity 3- View all of your notifications 4- View and edit your personal information such as your username, name and profile picture by clicking on Preferences If you are facing any problems or have any questions related to the 1MAC Community, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org Best of luck!