Setting up your project

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

23 articles in this collection
Written by Ben Hubbard, Kay Bates, 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 Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Re-ordering Items

See how you can re-order 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

Deleting Items

Instructions on how to delete Items in GatherContent.
Written by Adam Hawes
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

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 Kay Bates
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

Archiving items

Learn how to remove an item from your content tab.
Written by Kay Bates
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

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 name of your project and the project type.
Written by Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Project types

Selecting a project type will populate your new project with a default workflow and example templates to help get you started.
Written by Kay Bates
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 Kay Bates
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 and from the Content tab.
Written by Kay Bates
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 Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Integrate with Slack for workflow status updates

Get notified in Slack when an item's workflow status has been updated in GatherContent.
Written by Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Using webhooks in GatherContent for notifications

Get notified using a webhook when an item's workflow status has changed in GatherContent.
Written by Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Using the content map

​Visualise your project hierarchy using the content map in GatherContent.
Written by Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago

Using the content map in the legacy version of GatherContent

Visualise your project hierarchy using the content map in the legacy version of GatherContent.
Written by Kay Bates
Updated over a week ago