Many things on History Hub can be "Followed": Communities, Questions and other content, and People
"Following" allows you to receive updates and notifications when something new has happened:
- A new Question in a Community
- A new Reply to a Question you're interested in
- A Friend has posted something new
Following a Community:
Click the "Follow" link in the header of the Community of your choice:
(Note that Following a Community will not Follow any of its Sub-Communities. These must be Followed individually.)
Following a Question Thread:
Click the "Follow" link in the sidebar of the Question:
(If you interact with a Thread, such as by replying, or liking it, you will automatically Follow it until you un-Follow it.)
Following another User
See How To: Contact Another User for how to Follow another user on History Hub.
Once you Follow something, you will see updates in your History Hub Inbox:
You can also receive email notifications if you enable it in your User Preferences
Click your User Profile Link in the Header, and select "Preferences":
Check to see if "Following" has Email Notifications enabled:
How to Stop Following:
You can stop Following something at any time by clicking the "Following" Link and select "Stop Following"
Stop Following a Community:
We hope this is helpful!