NB: We have a new left hand side, column style navigation bar which replaces the original top banner, text based bar. By way of a quick guide, working from the top down; the Method Grid avatar (or your company graphic for the Professional customers), is your link to your account home page (a page which will evolve into your “Productivity Hub” throughout 2021). Second is your notifications centre; third, the account search; fourth, your grid library; fifth, your dashboards; sixth, the light bulb, your link to element templates and example grids; seventh, your members and group pages; eighth, help and support; and finally your profile image, the place for profile and account settings, the switch account feature (for those with multiple accounts) and the other areas that currently sit there.
You can read the release blog here.
To speed up the process of building a new element, architects and builders can start the process by using a pre-existing element template as their starting point. An element template enables you to re-use common element structures easily – facilitating fast methodology development and the consistent presentation of information in your grids.
An element template includes a pre-set template of content areas – arranged into a specific order – with descriptive text included. An element template does not include actual content (e.g. documents, links, expert-tags); rather, content is added to a specific element once a template has been selected.
Your Method Grid domain comes pre-loaded with an example element template but you can easily create your own bespoke element templates; see How do I create an element template?
All element templates are available to view from within your templates library - see “Templates” option on top menu bar.