Getting started

From Fluxonaut Wiki

This is a first-time user guide that will help you explore Fluxonaut's main features and build your very own personalized dashboard.

Welcome to Fluxonaut

After creating your account, it's time to download Fluxonaut and start setting up your information flow!

If you're a new user, the first thing you'll see when you log in to our application is a quick guide about Fluxonaut's functionalities. At the end of the guide, you'll have the chance of picking one of our curated boards with the following themes:

Business Boards
  • Markets Brasil
  • Markets US

Once you have picked a theme, we'll generate your board, and you'll be ready to start getting real-time updates in the windows of your chosen topic!


Import your accounts

It's time to start customizing your board. You can connect your own Twitter and YouTube accounts and import the people you follow and your subscriptions to a flux. To do so, follow the next steps:

  1. Click on the New Window button located in the Main Window of your dashboard;
  2. In the New Window, select the option Import;
  3. In order to import your feeds from Twitter or YouTube, you need to link your accounts first – click on Link Account in the Twitter/YouTube card and follow the instructions;
  4. With the account linked, click on the Twitter/YouTube card;
  5. Add the feeds (channels you're subscribed to and people you follow) you'd like to import from your account to your Selected Feeds list;
  6. Once you're done, you can create a new flux or add the feeds to an existing flux;
  7. To keep these changes in your layout, don't forget to click on the save button located in the Main Window of your dashboard.


Create a Flux

To further customize your dashboard, try creating your own flux with the feeds of your choice:

  1. Click on the New button located in the Main Window of your dashboard;
  2. In the New Window, select the option New Flux;
  3. Search for any topic or feed of your interest (you can also add URLs for RSS feeds or Twitter/YouTube accounts);
  4. Add the feeds from your search results to your Selected Feeds list;
  5. Once you're done, click on Create New Flux;
  6. Give your flux a name, set its privacy and click on Confirm; Obs.: Setting the privacy to public will enable any Fluxonaut user to see your Flux through the Public Directory
  7. To keep these changes in your layout, don't forget to click on the save button located in the Main Window of your dashboard.


Add a Web Wrapper

Web Wrappers allow us to bring web applications into Fluxonaut; this way, you can quickly access your day-to-day most used tools inside our application:

  1. Click on the New button located in the Main Window of your dashboard;
  2. In the New Window, select WhatsApp, Telegram or Instagram;
  3. Follow the instructions in the window;
  4. To keep these changes in your layout, don't forget to click on the save button located in the Main Window of your dashboard.


Explore curated and public windows

Check the featured of the week in our Discover Page and look for interesting windows curated specially by our team! You can also browse more content in the Public Directory of windows public by our users.


Set up another Board

In Fluxonaut, you get full control of your information flow and you're free to organize and customize it the way you want. Set up more boards to fulfill your needs, create new fluxes, charts (and much more!) and you'll have all the information you need in a single place!