Getting Started: Creating a Space
You can create a space by clicking the
+ Create a space button, located at the bottom of the vertical navigation menu on the left when using the Element Web App.
Starting a New Space
Create a space, you will be presented with the
Create a space prompt, from here you need to first choose whether the space should be
Private. You will then need to fill in the required details to create your space:
- Avatar: Here you can upload a picture for your space, this will be visible in the navigation menu and on the space overview.
- Name: This is the name your space will appear as, if you are making a public room, make sure you choose a name that will be easily found when searching and is appropriate for the homeserver.
Address: Available when creating a public space, this is the address for your space. User's will be able to link to it using this address when typing
- Description: A description of the space and it's purpose will help inform others of why the space exists and help them decide whether it's a space they'd like to join.