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Statuses

The status of a post informs everyone of its current stage in the process. Since no two Nolt boards are the same, you can fully customize your statuses to convey the message that fits your unique workflow.

Examples for inspiration

Feel free to use your Nolt board’s default statuses, or opt to create, name, and use as many new statuses as you like. Whatever works to help keep your latest project on track.

In Progress
Planned: Next
Planned: Later
Beta available
Q1 2021
Q2 2021
Q3 2021
Q4 2021
Release 1.2
Release 1.3
Release 2.0
Release 3.0

Customizing statuses

Administrators can further customize their board's statuses by clicking on the status field in any post to add, remove, modify and rearrange them.

How to enter the status edit mode
  1. From the board homepage, open any post.
  2. Click on the Status value field ("Unassigned" in the screenshot above). This opens a list of all available statuses on your board.
  3. Click on the 3-dots icon next to a status name to enter edit mode.
Editing a status

Adding new statuses

Statuses are vital to accurately displaying and understanding the current stage of your user requests and ideas. Create as many statuses as you need to meet the ever-changing demands of your company's workflow.

Adding a status: enter status name
  1. From the board homepage, open any post.
  2. Open the status list by clicking on the Status value field.
  3. Enter the name of the new status into the text field.
  4. Click on + Create ... to add your status to the board.
Adding a status: status created

Rearranging statuses

To change the display order of your statuses, simply drag and drop the statuses into the desired position. The same order will also be reflected on the Roadmap view. The position of the system statuses "Completed" and "Archived" cannot be changed.

Assigning a post to a status

To change the status of a post, simply click on the desired status in the list view. Nolt makes collaboration and record keeping a breeze by logging all the status changes made to a post.

Adding a status: status created

Status notifications

When an administrator or moderator changes a post status, all users who have participated in the discussion or have subscribed to the post manually will receive an email notification.

System statuses

The statuses "Completed" and "Archived" are predefined and cannot be customized. They alone have the special ability to finalize and close posts. That means those posts will not show up when the default board filter is active. Since no other statuses can close a post, all other statuses are considered open.

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