Loyola Support Documentation

How do I set my notification and other profile preferences?

Updated Dec 11, 2020

You can control what email notifications you receive from Sakai, choose what widgets are shown on your profile, and manage the Twitter integration for your status updates.

Select Profile.

Select Profile from the Home Tool Menu

Select the Profile tool from the Home Tool Menu.

Select Preferences.

Select Preferences

Manage email notifications.

Manage email notifications

Select the radio buttons under the On and Off columns to adjust the settings for each email notification preference.

Manage Twitter integration.

Link twitter account

If you have an existing Twitter account, you may link it to your Sakai profile.

Select Link Twitter account and a new window will open and connect to Twitter.

Note: The Twitter integration will post your Sakai status updates to your Twitter account. However, it does not post your Tweets to Sakai.

Select Authorize access.

Select Authorize app

Log in with your Twitter username and password, and then select the Authorize app button to grant Profile2 access to post status updates.

You'll be presented with a PIN code.

Enter the PIN and select Link

Back on the Sakai Profile Preferences page, enter the PIN code in the box and click Link.

Note: You can disable the Twitter integration by selecting the red X that will appear to the right of your Twitter handle.

Manage profile image settings.

If you have an existing gravatar and you would like to use that as your profile image, check the box.

Manage widget settings.

Manage widget settings

Check the box next to any of the available widgets to show them on your profile.

  • Show my kudos rating: Display your kudos rating on your profile once it has been calculated.
  • Show my pictures: Display pictures from your image gallery on your profile.
  • Show my online status: Show whether or not you are currently online. If enabled, you can further control this in your privacy settings. If disabled, you will appear to be offline.

Select Save settings.

Select Save settings

Select Save settings to save your changes.

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