Creating Spaces

You can create a space from the Portal (top page) of Kintone.
The users with "Create Spaces" permission allowed in Kintone Administration and Kintone Administrators can create spaces.

  1. In the Kintone Portal, click the button to create a space Image, and then click New Space.
    When no space is displayed on the portal, you need to enable the space feature from the system administration settings. Picture

  2. Select the method to be used to create a space.
    a. Click this to create a space from scratch.
    b. To use a space template to create a space, click a template you want to use. Picture If you are using a space template, the process of creating a space ends here.
    The subsequent steps are required only for those who want to create a space from scratch.

  3. If you selected "Create Space from Scratch" in Step 2, you need to specify each option in the "Appearance" tab.

    Field Description
    Space name Enter your space name.
    Guest Space - visible only to space members and invitees. If you want to make the space private, select the check box.
    If selected, the space will be visible only to users who join the space.
    Enable multiple threads. Note: This setting cannot be reverted. Select this check box if you want to allow threads to be added.
    Once you select the check box and save it, you will not be able to deselect it.
    Block users from joining or leaving the space and following or unfollowing the threads. If you select this check box, you can disallow the space members to join or leave the space, and follow and unfollow threads. This also prevents users who are not attendees from joining the space and following the threads.
    Cover Photo Select a cover photo for the space. You can upload an image file to be used as the cover photo.
    The size of the specified cover photo is enlarged/shrunk according to the window size of your web browser.
    For details on size of the image, refer to "Recommended Size for Cover Photos".
  4. If you selected the "Create Space from Scratch" option in Step 2, add space members in the "Members" tab.

    • To add a user, group, or department, specify a user in the Search users field, or use a button Image to select a department or a group.
    • Selecting the "Administrator" check box grants you with the administrator permission for the space. At least one of the members must be specified as an administrator.
    • Selecting the "Include Affiliated Departments" check box allows even the members in affiliated departments to be added to the space. Picture
  5. Click "Save".

Now your space is created.

If you did not select "Enable multiple threads. Note: This setting cannot be reverted." in step 3, you will have a space with only one thread. A space with only one thread You can enable "Enable multiple threads. Note: This setting cannot be reverted." later to change it to a space with multiple threads. For more details on how to change the setting, refer to the following page.
Changing Space Settings

If you select "Enable multiple threads. Note: This setting cannot be reverted." when creating a space, the Space Portal page is displayed. A space with multiple threads

You can open the space you created from the "Spaces" section in the Portal.