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Introducing Category Subscriptions: Track your favorite spots in the community more easily

Khoros Alumni (Retired)

I’m excited to announce the beta rollout of category subscriptions on Lithosphere. Subscribing and keeping track of new content is one of the primary ways for a community to increase the engagement and ‘stickiness’ of their user base. If a user is interested in all the boards within a category, it was previously very difficult managing all your subscriptions.

Now with category subscriptions, we have a way for users to opt-in and manage all board subscriptions within a category in a single interface:

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A user can opt-in for all board subscriptions within a category, or select a partial subset through the interface. Like all other subscriptions, category subscriptions can also be managed within your settings:

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We're continuing to gather feedback from some of our early beta users and adding minor updates to the feature. Category subscriptions was a longstanding request in Lithosphere, but my hope is that this gives our users a better idea on some of the quality-of-life type improvements that our product team is focusing on for 2019.

Look for a GA release of category subscription soon and reach out to me through PM if you’re interested in trying out the beta.