There are several ways to automatically add activities to members, including through the GitHub integration, Twitter integration, and the API.
But sometimes you just want to add a single one-off activity to a member profile, like when you have a zoom or coffee meeting, they speak at an event on your behalf, or otherwise contribute in a meaningful way.
In those cases, navigate to their profile page ad click Add an activity:
Clicking that link will open a dialogue for entering the event:
Refer to the image above to see where these fields appear in the timeline items:
- Title (required)
- Link Text
- Link URL
- Type: this optional hidden field will allow you to group and report on activity types, like events, meetups, pull requests, tweets, etc.
- Key: this optional hidden field is used to avoid duplication of activities.
To learn more about specific types of activities added by Orbit's integrations, as well as the idea of activity weights, please read this changelog entry.
Updated 5 months ago