You can create your own Linchpin environment all by yourself
All of these steps can be performed or started at no cost or obligation to you. Create a prototype of your new social intranet right now!
What is Linchpin?
Setting up your own Linchpin intranet
The following guide is designed for experienced Confluence administrators who want to try out the Linchpin intranet solution on their staging environment. If you don't have a test site feel free to create a Confluence demonstration instance by using SWIFT. You can experiment there without worrying about breaking anything, and learn what the system can do for you.
You can use the demonstration instance to build a prototype that you can present to your company's intranet committee. Having a working prototype is invaluable for creating enthusiasm and buy-in from stakeholders. Additionally, you can show that your chosen solution will meet your company's requirements.
Step 1: Installing Linchpin Suite
Step 2: Theming
Step 3: User Profiles
Step 4: News
Step 5: Events
Step 6: Microblogging
Step 7: Sidebar
Step 8: Mobile Access
Make sure you have set up and configured spaces and pages, groups, permissions and templates.
Whether you are starting with the Linchpin demo, or if you have installed the Linchpin add-ons to a Confluence instance, you will need to configure the core add-ons in a specific order.
The following diagram gives you an overview of each configuration step. Click on the links to be taken to each add-on's documentation.
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