One of the most useful features of P2 is @mentions, which you may be familiar with if you use Twitter or Instagram. Type someone’s username with a @ in front, and they’ll be notified on their phone, in the WordPress app, or via email.
P2 @mentions are an effective way to move work forward: ask a teammate to review a A draft is a post or page that has been saved, but hasn't been published yet.
A draft is a post or page that has been saved, but hasn't been published yet.
Also use @mentions to encourage a healthy flow of information, and to help people prioritize what to read and pay attention to. While team members can always skim the latest P2 activity at any time, @mentions ensure that they’ll see time-sensitive and crucial information. It creates a very smooth way to prioritize communication.
Be mindful of other people’s time and use @mentions with care: tag teammates only when needed to avoid unnecessary “noise”. If you find early on that @mentions are more intrusive than helpful, have an open discussion with your team or establish basic guidelines for when @mentions are appropriate.
@mentions also work best when there’s some context — especially if you’re mentioning multiple people or adding new people to an existing conversation. You might ask two colleagues to chime in on the same discussion: one person needs to take a specific action, while the other just needs to be informed. Add a little instruction after the @mentions that explains exactly what you need from each of them, like: “@person, can you review this document?” or “@person, have a look at this, just so you’re aware”.
@mentions are a useful, intuitive feature that you probably already know how to use — and that play a big User roles are the different sets of permissions that allow users to perform certain tasks.
User roles are the different sets of permissions that allow users to perform certain tasks.