Using Announcements

Announcement is a place where you can gather information you want to share with other members. You can utilize Announcement as a dashboard or portal by displaying graphs or making bookmarks on it.
The contents of announcements are shown on the top page of every Kintone user.

Only Kintone System Administrators and Kintone Users & System Administrators can edit announcements.

Image of the Announcement

What Can Be Done with Announcement

Graphs based on the app data and bookmarks for the app can be displayed in the "Announcement" screen. You can also embed YouTube videos or SlideShare slides. To do so, paste the link to YouTube videos or SlideShare slides in Edit screen or click the link button link button to specify the link destination.

Let's Try to Display Graphs

Now you will learn how to display app data in Announcement. In Announcement, you can display the latest important data from an app that you want to share with your team members.
You can select one of the two display formats: "View" or "Graph".
Showing a graph on the Announcement

Procedure

  1. Click the edit button Edit button on the upper right of the Announcement.
  2. Click "Attach App" and select an App whose graph is to be shown in Announcement.

Let's Try to Create Bookmarks

Next, you will learn how to display links to commonly used apps or spaces in Announcement. It is helpful for users to access those apps or spaces easily.
The following procedure guides you through how to create bookmarks with images for easy viewing and ease of use.
Image of bookmarks on the Announcement

Procedure

  1. Click the edit button Edit button on the upper right of the Announcement.
  2. Click the Attach file Attach file button to attach an image.
  3. Drag your mouse over the attached image to select and highlight it.
  4. Click the link button link button to specify the link destination.