Setting up your project

Find out everything you need to do to setup and manage your project in GatherContent.

30 articles in this collection
Written by Ben Hubbard and Adam Hawes

Creating a project

Here's how you can create a project to start creating your Items, workflow, templates and kicking off your content initiative.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Adding Items

Items are the core of your project. This is where content is outlined, gathered, discussed and edited. Here's how you can create them.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Reordering Items

See how you can reorder your Items from the Content tab. You can also change the Item hierarchy in your project.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Assigning people to items

Instructions for assigning people to an item. People assigned to an Item will automatically receive notifications about the Item.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Understanding Field Types

Find out more about the different types of fields which you can add to your template or Item structure.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Using Templates

Templates are reusable structures that you can apply to multiple Items; they’re very useful if you have Items that share the same structure.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Structuring an item

Here's how you can add structure to your Items in GatherContent. Adding structure lets you add content to Items.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Editing an Item or Template structure

You can edit the fields within your template or structure to ensure your content is written in the correct format.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Adding guidelines to your Items

You can include guidelines for every field in your Items and Templates. Here's instructions on how you can create them.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Using tabs

You can use tabs to display different pieces of related content side by side, for example if you have content in multiple languages, or SEO.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Template Actions

It's possible to import a copy of a template from another project, and you can delete or duplicate a template from within your project
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Customising project workflow

Learn how to customise your project workflow, so you can communicate progress in a way that better reflects your content workflow.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Using example templates and default workflows

Example templates and workflows are a great way to have a look at the different templates and workflows you can set up in GatherContent.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Making an Entries Item

An Entries Item works as a parent Template for a group of Items that will have the same structure. Find out how you can create these.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Archiving Items

Learn how to remove an Item from your content tab
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Restoring an Archived Item

Here's how you can restore archived Items back to the Content tab.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Deleting Items

Instructions on how to delete Items in GatherContent.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Overdue Projects

When a project contains an Item which is overdue, you'll be able to see this from your Account Dashboard
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Updating project settings

Here’s how you can update your project settings. You can update the text direction, the name of your project and the project type.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Changing Project Type

Project types let you specify what kind of project you and your team are working on. You can change your project type at any stage.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Rename a project

You can rename a project after the project has been created. This will update the name that appears in your Account Dashboard.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Adding people to a project

Depending on Roles and Permissions, it may be necessary to manually add someone to a Project before they can access it.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Removing assigned people

See how you can remove assigned people from an Item. You can do this from an Item or from the content tab.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Setting a due date

You can set due dates for Items to clarify when they need to be completed. If someone is assigned to an Item, they will be notified.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Updating due dates

You can easily drag and drop a due date from one day to another in your GatherContent calendar.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Removing due-dates

Here are the ways you can remove due-dates from
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Changing text direction

You can change the text direction in a specific project to make it possible to gather content in different languages.
Written by Adam Hawes
Updated over a week ago

Syncing with external calendars

Sync individual project calendars with your external calendar. Synchronisation works with Google Calendar, Apple iCal and Microsoft Outlook.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Using the Overview tab in your project

The Overview tab in your project gives you a quick update of the status of your project.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago

Using the Content Map

Visualise your project hierarchy using the Content Map.
Written by Ben Hubbard
Updated over a week ago