Hashtags

Hashtags are tags that can be added to your content. They are used to help users find and follow topics of their interest. Whenever you use a hashtag in a blog article, wiki article, or timeline post, users who are subscribed to that hashtag are notified of the new post. This helps them stay updated on the content that interests them and also helps them connect with others who share similar interests.

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By selecting a hashtag, you can open up the global search with the hashtag pre-filled as a search term, allowing you to see other content where the same hashtag has been used. Hashtags are further used in the Trending hashtags widget and Recommended blog articles widget.

Examples of types of hashtags to use include departmental hashtags like #Marketing, topic hashtags like #Diversity, or event/seasonal hashtags like #Movember.

Add a hashtag to content

When adding hashtags to content, enter a # and a pop-up box will appear suggesting popular hashtags in your platform. You can either select hashtags from the pop-up or start typing more letters to update the list.

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If a hashtag doesn't yet exist, you can create it by adding it to your content. In a hashtag, you can use Unicode word characters from all languages.

Once a hashtag is created, it will remain available for other users to use. Hashtags cannot be managed or deleted.

Subscribe to hashtags

Subscribing to hashtags means you will receive a notification every time a hashtag you're subscribed to is used in an article or post. This allows you to be informed about topics that interest you. You will be notified even if you are not subscribed to the element where the hashtag is used as long as the element is public.

You can subscribe to hashtags in multiple places:

You can view your subscribed hashtags in your notification settings.

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