A Place Manager is the person(s) who are responsible for oversight of a specific place within the community (like a product, developer or industry place). In the previous version of GeoNet this role was referred to as space admin or owner. In the new Community platform. The Place Manager role is slightly different, with a stronger emphasis on the content and less on the place overhead (layout/design).
Staff and/or distributors can be assigned a Place Manager role (which is permission based). The place Manager’s main responsibility is to monitor the place and boards within it, including;
*Note: Place Managers are not expected to be the primary responder to questions, we recommend allowing 48 hours for peer to peer replies before Esri jumps into the conversation, unless of course Esri is the only one who could answer the question.
Place Manager permissions will allow you to: (actions found in the options menus)
Also, by default all staff and distributors will have permissions to:
*Note: Staff and distributors will have this access across all open places in the community, so there is no longer a need to request access place by place. We trust that staff and distributors use these open permissions wisely and thoughtful when deciding where to post.
Place managers should also be aware of and follow the Community Employee & Distributor Guidelines
If you need to make a change to your place, i.e. place name or description, or would like to request a new place, please submit a request here.
How Places are structured
Mostly flat. All places will be organized under one of the Top-Level Communities:
More how-to documents can be found in the Community Basics, Community Help Documents section.