๐Ÿ“Œ Enable Doorbell Notifications

Receive a notification when someone enters your world. By adding a doorbell to your world you can be notified anytime someone enters your world. This feature makes it easy to greet your guests!

You can subscribe to your world notifications by following these simple steps:

  • Enter your Topia world

  • โ€‹Click the Preferences icon at the top of the toolbar

  • On the bottom of the Preferences page, click the toggle under World Notifications. When turned on, the toggle will show a check mark highlighted in teal

  • Collapse the page by clicking the โ† icon in the top right corner or close the page and drawer by clicking on the โœ–๏ธ in the drawer

*In order for the doorbell to work, you must enable notifications within the browser.


๐Ÿ›Ž Allow Guests to Subscribe to your Doorbell

As a world owner, you can also allow other guests & members of your community to receive notifications for your world. The doorbell will send a push notification through your browser anytime someone enters your world. To do this follow these simple steps:

  • Enter your Topia world.

  • Click the World Settings icon

  • Under World Configurations click Guest Controls

  • In the Guest Controls page, click the toggle under Allow Guest Notifications. When turned on, the toggle will show a check mark highlighted in teal

  • Collapse the page by clicking the โ† icon in the top right corner or close the page and drawer by clicking on the โœ–๏ธ in the drawer

*By enabling this setting, any guest who visits your world can choose to receive push notifications for your world.


๐Ÿ”” Subscribe to Push Notifications

As a guest or administrator in a world, you can subscribe to receive doorbell notifications if the World Owner has enabled the option, here's how:

  • โ€‹โ€‹Enter your Topia world

  • Click on the My Account icon at the top of the toolbar

  • On the bottom of the Settings page, click the toggle under World Notifications. When turned on, the toggle will show a check mark highlighted in teal

  • Collapse the page by clicking the โ† icon in the top right corner or close the page and drawer by clicking on the โœ–๏ธ in the drawer

*If this option is disabled, the World Owner may not have enabled this option for guests in the world.

Enable Push Notifications in the Browser

In order to receive doorbell notifications, notifications must be enabled within your browser for Topia.io. To do this, access the browser settings menu:

  • Check that the notifications settings are set to "Ask (Default)"

  • Disable any browser extensions that may block notifications (you can use Chrome in an incognito window to do so)


๐Ÿช Adding a Webhook to Your World

Use a webhook to get notifications when someone enters your world. By using a webhook service like Zapier, you can get alerted via email, text message or even a notification on Slack when someone comes into your world.

Add a webhook by doing the following:

  • Enter your Topia world.

  • Click the World Settings icon

  • Under World Settings click Notifications

  • In the Notifications page, under Join Webhook enter the webhook URL that will fire when a guest enters the world

  • In the Notifications page, under Report Webhook enter the webhook URL that will fire when a someone reports a guest

  • Collapse the page by clicking the โ† icon in the top right corner or close the page and drawer by clicking on the โœ–๏ธ in the drawer

  • Topia will send data to this webhook when somebody joins the world


๐Ÿ†˜ Using a Report Webhook for Moderation

A report webhook can be used to get an alert when a person in the world is being reported by another guest. The webhook will deliver the display name of the guest and reported person, the reason for the report, and a URL to the exact coordinates where the report happened. This can be very useful when moderating a public world, allowing the world owner or admins the ability to respond to situations quickly.

A report webhook can be added by doing the following:

  • Enter your Topia world

  • Click the World Settings icon

  • Under World Settings click Notifications

  • In the Notifications page, under Report Webhook enter the webhook URL that will fire when someone reports a guest

  • Collapse the page by clicking the โ† icon in the top right corner or close the page and drawer by clicking on the โœ–๏ธ in the drawer

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