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The Hub, Mattermost, Cloud and Forums

The XR supported tools we use to communicate with other XR rebels.

Start Here

This document is a quick guide to get you started with using XR's UK online communication tools f...

The Hub

Mattermost

Forums

What are UK Forums? UK Forums have a slightly different purpose to Mattermost – here's a summary:...

The Cloud

What is UK Cloud? UK Cloud is a place for Extinction Rebellion members to create, store, and shar...

Change your login name (handle)

If you want a different login name (known as your Handle on Mattermost), you need to change this...

Video Guides to help you learn

This page contains links to video content that can be shared with your local groups to help get t...

Accessing the Tools Using a Smartphone or Tablet

Lots of rebels do not have access to a computer and instead rely on a smartphone or tablet to do ...

Privacy and Security

How private is your data on the XR communication services? Data on our new services is held in an...

Group Admin Guides

This chapter is only relevant for people with the role of Group Admin.

The XRUK Volunteer Agreement

On this page: How to sign the Volunteer Agreement How to check other people who have access to p...

Inviting People to your Group

You should use the Hub to invite new people to your group. This is because an invite to the Hub s...

Add and Edit Groups, Channels & Forums

Note: If any of what follows makes you nervous, drop a request into Hub Help Desk on Mattermost a...

XR Groups, Roles and Mandates

Read this guide to learn how to use the Hub to manage your group's mandates, roles, members, etc....

Role Tenure

How to update role tenure, so you no longer get 'tenure expired' messages Your Group Admin can se...

SOS Facilities on the Hub

This section describes how the Hub helps to implement the principles of Self-Organising Systems w...

Setting up a New Group on the Hub

This document takes you through the process of creating a new group on the Hub. See also Good Pra...

Deactivating or reactivating someone's account

This page explains how to deactivate an account if someone is arrested or loses their phone or ot...

How to create and use Forms on the Hub

The Hub allows Group Admins to create forms for people to fill in, and then look at (and share) t...

Behaviour and Good Practice

General responsibilities of Group Admins Group Admins have a responsibility to make sure that ...

Library (UK Cloud)

What is it? The Library is a shared read-only area for all Rebels on UK Cloud. You can view and d...

How to set up a Telegram-Mattermost link

We have a Matterbridge service, which enables you to link a Telegram channel or group to a Matter...

Placeholder Hub Groups

Placeholder Groups represent groups who do not use the Hub, so that they appear in the Hub Circle...

Hub Admin Guides

This chapter is only relevant for people with the role of Hub Admin.

Changing your personal details

Guidance to update details yourself The Hub (Forums/Cloud) - You can change your personal details...