General settings overview

Award Force offers a multitude of options in the Settings menu of the Manage workspace that allow you to customise the platform to fit your organisation's needs.  


Location: Settings > General > Account

In this area, you can:

  • Update the name of your account
  • Change the domain/URL associated with account (see: Custom domains)
  • Add a Google Analytics tracking ID (see: Can I use Google Analytics?)
  • Assign a time zone for the account


Location: Settings > General > Languages

From this section, you can:

  • Choose the language(s) that your program will support (see: Add multiple languages
    Important: should you choose to support multiple languages [a feature of the Pro plan and above], translations will need to be added for all fields, chapters, content, etc. that you configure.
  • Select the formatting for dates within the system, ex. DD/MM/YYYY, MM/DD/YYYY


Location: Settings > Users > Registration

Here you can:

  • Choose whether to request explicit consent to cookies from users and edit the text associated with the agreement to terms and consent to receive correspondence from your program
    Important: you should consult your organisation's legal team before making adjustments to these areas. For more information on compliance, see our guide: Data protection preparation / configuration options.
  • Toggle registration on and off
  • Allow for third party registration and authentication

You can learn more in our dedicated help article: Configure registration


Location: Settings > Entries > General

From this page you can:

  • Enable or disable the ability for entrants to make copies of their entries
  • Provide entry PDFs for entrants to download of their submissions
  • Lock entries after an entrant has submitted them to prevent further editing
  • Enable Markdown for entrants
  • Set a maximum number of entries an entrant can create/submit in your active season


Location: Settings > General > Notifications

Configure the messages your users will receive from this area. To learn more, see our dedicated guide: Ultimate guide to notifications


Location: Settings > General > Seasons

Edit the name of an existing season, start a new draft or active season, and more. To explore the functionality of this section, check out our guide: Ultimate guide to seasons.


Location: Settings > General > Tags

Configure tags to better filter entries, move entries from one round of judging to another, give awards or certificates, plus other tasks. Learn more about tags here: Tag entries.


Location: Settings > General > Theme

Apply branding elements--logos, colours, supporting graphics--that allow seamless integration between Award Force and you organisation's website. Growth accounts can see their theming options here. Pro accounts can do the same here

Was this article helpful?
23 out of 24 found this helpful

Articles in this section

See more