The HOFFNUNG 3000 page consists of three sections which help you to navigate through the platform:
- Content: the main area
- Navigation: click on the menu button in the top left corner to open it, from here you can reach all important pages
- Sidebar: click on the button in the top right corner to expand it, here you find all social features like the activity stream, your message inbox, the random meeting tool or buttons to log out or change your profile
Users can have three different roles on HOFFNUNG 3000:
- Visitors: Have access to the calendar and gif-stream (when enabled)
- Participants: Can use all tools to create and share resources, places and events. They can write messages to each other, see the activity stream and use the random meetings tool
- Admins: Have access to the admin panel to create, update and delete users, change permissions and customize the platform
Change the default admin user
After a fresh install and database setup a default admin user was created for you. You should change that user after the installation:
Log in with the initial admin user account, Email:
Change your password by clicking
Profileat the bottom of the sidebar
Open the navigation and click
Admin, then click
Users, select your user by clicking
Edit, change the email address to your own, now click
Users in the
Admin page and select a given user via
Edit or create a new one by clicking
New User. You can define the users address, name and contact details. Use the
Participates at festival or
Visitor checkboxes to assign permissions to the user. Click
Account is enabled (Payment accepted) to activate the account (otherwise the user wont be able to log in).
Use the activation checkbox to handle for example bank wire transfers for ticket sales. Users who bought their tickets via PayPal are automatically activated on successful checkout.
Pages in the
Admin page to change the contents of all pages. Use Markdown to format your texts. Some pages have different variations, depending on the context:
registration-fullis shown when the number of max. partipants has been reached,
registration-introdisplayed right in the beginning of participation sign up and
ticket-introis shown for the ticket sales page,
ticket-paymentduring ticket checkout
calendar-publicis a text which will be displayed to calendar visitors who are not logged in,
calendaris shown when the users are logged in
To change email texts or other parts of the page you have to change parts of the source code. Read the development section for more details.
Change title, description, localization, timeframe etc.
Config in the
Admin page. You see the following settings which can be used to customize the platform to your needs:
URLto your current domain to make sure people receive the right links
Short descriptionto give the platform a different name and description
- Fill in the main email-address in
Email-address of admin / website ownerand use the same or another one for automated messages which are sent to users:
Email-address of automated mail sender
- Change the default for creating new places:
Default city name,
Default country name,
Default GPS position: Latitude,
Default GPS position: Longitude
- Change the
Currencyfor ticket sales when necessary, please use one of the following currency codes
- Define a
Start of festivaland
End of festivalto set the timeframe of the whole thing, please make sure to use the following format: YYYY-MM-DD. You can set a very large timeframe if you want to use HOFFNUNG 3000 for constant use.
Ticket sales configuration
HOFFNUNG 3000 offers two separate ticket sales / checkouts for visitors and participants (see Roles above for details on the different user roles). You can activate/deactivate each regarding checkout, limit the amount of tickets or change the prices.
Maximum number of participants to define a ticket limit for participants. Set it to 0 if you don’t want to limit the amount. Define a
Visitor ticket price and
Participant ticket price (15.12 stands for example for 15,12 Euro). Set the prices to 0 if you want to give free entrance.
Activate partipant ticket sales, or
Activate visitor ticket sales if you want to turn on/off the sale pages.
To offer bank wire transfer payment fill out the following fields:
BIC. If you want to use PayPal for payment you have to change your server configuration. Please read about it here.
Activate or deactivate features
You can turn on/off features depending on your needs. Maybe you dont want to anonymize your users or you want to turn of the built-in messenger. Use the following checkboxes to do so:
Use activity stream,
Use anonymized animal avatars for users,
Use random meetings.
Display YouTube videos
You can display a YouTube video on the homepage by setting the video ID here:
Homepage video ID (this is the ID: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ux2R9jwEIgw).
If you want participants to watch a YouTube video before signup you can set a
Sign up video ID.
Use the gif-stream
Fill out the
gif-stream Server URL field with your URL to enable this feature (make sure to remove any trailing slashes from the URL). The platform automatically connects to the gif-stream then. Note that you have to set up the gif-stream-server before.