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What are Collections?


Collections allow us to collect content on the site and organize them into personal folders and collection sets. Each collection can contain any combination of content type from Projects to Banners posted by any member. It's essentially super favorites with ability to publish them for the community to explore!

How to CREATE new collection folders and sets

When logged in, you can access your collection management by clicking "My Collections" in the top right of most pages.



Click the appropriate icon to create a new folder or collection set.


You can rename folders and collections by selecting the folder or collection set and clicking the pencil and papter icon:




Drag and drop to move folders or collection sets


How to ADD items to a collection

1) From submission:
Click the icon as shown below.


OR

2) From listing pages:
Click the icon shown below

How to REMOVE items from a collection

Drag and drop an item outside of a collection.


How to ORDER items in a collection

You can order items in a collection. By default a collection is sorted by your personal order preference on public pages.

1) In collection management, drag and drop an item to change the order.


You can also do this in "list" view. Switch to "list" view by clicking the icon circled below:

2) On the public page, while in "Collector Order", drag and drop to change the order.


You can also do this in "list" view. Switch to "list" view by clicking the icon circled below:



How to EDIT the custom Icon, Description and Tags, Disabling Comments

You can add a custom icon, description and tags by clicking the edit page icon below the collection.



Or by clicking "Edit Collection" on the public page.


To CHANGE your collection icon:
Click the pencil icon to change your collection cover photo


Then click "Browse" to select a photo from your computer.


Write a description about your collection by using the text field.


When you add a description, it will appear below the collection:



ADD tags to your collection so that they appear in keyword searches.
Add them by simply typing into the Tag box, located at the bottom of the "Edit Collection Page". Then press "+". Don't forget to SAVE prior to closing tout of the Edit Page!



Tags will appear under your description.

By default, comments are enabled. You can DISABLE them by going to the edit mode of your collection (explained above) and scrolling down to the bottom. Then, uncheck “Allow Comments”.


How to SHARE Collections with community

You can change the share access at the bottom of a collection.


Collections Share statuses:
* Private: Only you can see and access. For personal organization purposes.
* Hidden: You can share a direct url to the collection.
* Public: (Must have 3 or more items in collection) Shared with community. Appears in the public collections listing and on your member page.
How to DISPLAY Collections on your profile

To display your ALL of your public collections on your profile, go to your profile, and click the blue +Widget button. Then select the “Collections” widget:



To display the CONTENTS of 1 collection, go to your profile, click the blue +Widget button and then select the "Collection" widget.



There are 5 ways to display the contents in your Collection widget.

1. Small Icons
2. Medium Icons
3. Large Icons
4. Compact List Format with Image
5. Compact List Format Text Only

To change how the contents of the collection appear in the widget, hover over the title bar and click the “v” , as shown below:


Click “Edit Widget”. From this edit panel, use the drop down menu next to “Display Format.”


Select the format you wish to have the collection contents be displayed by using the drop down menu next to "Display Format".


Note: From this Edit panel, you can also change the title displayed on the Collection widget. This will NOT change the collection title, it will only appear as the title on your widget.
Collection Limits

Each member can currently create:
* Up to 50 folders / subfolders
* Up to 150 collections
* Up to 200 items per collection

Browse current public collections!


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1 Update Logs

Update #1 : 11/16/2018 11:51:57 amNov 16th, 2018

- Updated all screen shots and included GIFs for better instruction and explaination.
- Explained in further detail how to change Collection icons, how to add tags, how to edit collection description, and how to disable comments.
- Added how to display Collection/Collections on your profile and the different ways of displaying collection content on your profile.

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  • Tokusatsu_Kami
  • Level 67
  • High Grandmaster Narwhal
  • January 9, 2019, 3:34 pm
Are collections in the management tab alphabetical and numerical by default?

Mine are stuck with being alphabetical and numerical/ can't change the order of which collection is on top or bottom.
  • PMC
  • Support
  • Level 72
  • Legendary Cake
  • January 10, 2019, 3:14 am
Hi! Yes, collections in the management tab are alphabetical/numerical by default and as of right now, there isn't away to change the order. We will add it to our list of recommended features and implement it in the near future :) Apologies for any inconvenience
  • Drachenbauer
  • Level 9
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • November 22, 2018, 7:26 am
I cannot add new Folders / Collections

"Click the appropriate icon to create a new folder or collection set."

nothing happens, if i do that
  • Cyprezz
  • Admin / Lead Developer
  • Level 68
  • High Grandmaster Cyborg
  • November 24, 2018, 7:44 am
Was away for Thanksgiving. Looking into this now for you. In the meantime, try right clicking the folder you want to create a new folder / collection in. I just added that the other day and it's yet to be documented.
  • Boriedashi
  • Level 7
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • October 3, 2018, 9:34 am
is this outdated or something?
  • PMC
  • Support
  • Level 72
  • Legendary Cake
  • November 16, 2018, 10:37 am
Updated every "how to" with latest changes made last Friday.
  • PMC
  • Support
  • Level 72
  • Legendary Cake
  • October 3, 2018, 9:40 am
yes, we hope to have an updated tutorial soon.
  • DezyYee
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Skinner
  • September 12, 2018, 3:04 pm
How do I MAKE a collection folder? It is very unclear. If anyone has figured this out, please tell me.
thanks
  • spygron
  • Level 30
  • Artisan Narwhal
  • September 6, 2018, 10:48 am
i cant figure out how to put stuff in collections still : (

  • HeyitzJess
  • Level 12
  • Journeyman Unicorn
  • August 27, 2018, 8:57 am
IT DOSENT WORK
  • CooL_magd
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • June 6, 2018, 2:02 am
thanks
Preeetty helpfull...
One of my folders went missing along with the collection and now I can't add skins to them, delete those collection, or even change the ones there are still present...
  • Hailcy
  • Level 16
  • Journeyman Unicorn
  • May 2, 2018, 3:28 pm
Super Helpful!
Thank you!
  • NinjaGirl2024
  • Level 50
  • Grandmaster Ninja
  • February 26, 2018, 2:01 pm
Thank yoU!!!
awesome!
it wont let me add texture packs
Same
  • spajdern
  • Level 1
  • New Explorer
  • September 29, 2017, 2:38 am
i wanna die
  • LucarioClaw
  • Level 1
  • New Network
  • August 31, 2017, 12:59 am
Um well i don't like the abuse you did to ash :/
  • xXka3lXx
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Miner
  • July 17, 2017, 10:04 pm
lies
  • ZacharyTGM
  • Level 1
  • New Network
  • June 20, 2017, 11:10 am
i don't get it
  • nascar1234
  • Level 24
  • Expert Dragonborn
  • June 18, 2017, 9:31 am
I can't even put anything in my collection
  • mouse36
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Toast
  • July 23, 2018, 3:56 am
same
  • xXka3lXx
  • Level 13
  • Journeyman Miner
  • July 17, 2017, 10:02 pm
same
i can't make my collection public :(
  • kautrenks
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • May 19, 2017, 6:08 am
como eu crio um mapa de minecraft
How can i make my collection public?
  • mouse36
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Toast
  • July 23, 2018, 3:56 am
Did you read all of it?
  • Curiouse9
  • Level 46
  • Master Kitten
  • April 27, 2017, 2:25 pm
It use to be so easy to add things to collections but for some reason no matter what I do I all ways says this:
[h1]Notice[/h1]
Failed to add item to collection. Invalid type




How can I fix this?
my star wars collection is not showing up and it is public plz help
  • babbajagga
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 19, 2017, 1:44 pm
don't expect any help from PMC on this matter... I myself have zero response on exactly same issue for nearly a month now on ticket tracker. They completely give a f*...

incredibly disappointed from such approach here at pmc site. I did expected at least a lame cynic response like: "lol, if works for us, you suck..." but nope... not even a single response.

I have "lost" access to all my collections with projects like builds, maps. etc.
One can still find them under my profile, but I cannot see them in the menu when I want to add some project into them.

"gg"

cca. 2 weeks ago, it fixed itself somehow, maybe browser cache reset helped, I dunno, but since then it is bugged again. On the next day I was already not able to add anymore collections to it.
  • amsuko
  • Level 5
  • Apprentice Miner
  • April 6, 2017, 4:39 pm
It seems redundant - that everything goes into one folder. The folder has almost the same name as the box it's in. (The box: "My Collections." The folder: "Collections.") Yes, you can change the name, but their purposes are the same as well.

I came here hoping to find out how to create a second folder - at the same level (at the top of the hierarchy, like a brother folder). However, the example/directions only show how to add a folder UNDER "Collections." Does that mean it's not possible?

Is my understanding correct? There is one upper folder and there can be only one? Is the "My Collections" box going to include something else someday (future plans)? That would explain it, at least. Or am I just unable to figure out how to do it? I use a script blocker, it could be that some weird script needs to be allowed. (but everything else works as expected)

Sidenote: I do like this system. A bit awkward, but I like it. I hope to see it continued and improved upon. Would be nice if we could write a little note about each item. For example: "buggy, wait for updates" or "for Christmas time" or "haven't tried yet" or "too dark, but has great mobs". Notes like that.
Been uploading items to my collection folder and now the folder has dissapeared
  • babbajagga
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 19, 2017, 1:47 pm
same here m8... pmc stuff gives a f*** about it for over a month now at least, if not longer.
when ever i but the treasure chest to add a map it comes up as a picture can someone please help me out
  • DogezMC
  • Level 24
  • Expert Taco
  • February 21, 2017, 1:00 pm
THIS WAS NO HELP AT ALL! ALL IT SHOWS IS A BUTTON THATS NOT ACTULLY THERE!
  • RosyGoose
  • Level 28
  • Expert Nerd
  • February 12, 2017, 6:21 pm
Thanks this really helped! ^-^
  • Stormie71
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • February 8, 2017, 6:05 am
I followed on how to add skins to the My Collection folder, but it's not working for me. I tried both dragging the icon to the folder and right clicking on it. I tried this yesterday and thinking that it was just because I created the account that day I tried it once more today. It's just not working.
  • Ratare40
  • Level 1
  • New Crafter
  • November 18, 2016, 11:42 am
Thankssssssssssssssssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • mouse36
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Toast
  • July 23, 2018, 3:56 am
Advertising
easier to do a project with no download
  • OnlyyToxic
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Princess
  • August 31, 2016, 9:24 pm
Not wørking for me either
  • PyscoMadMan
  • Level 25
  • Expert Button Pusher
  • May 13, 2016, 11:55 pm
It's not working for me. Any advice or help?
Idk how too get it. I am pisted.
  • osminn22
  • Level 11
  • Journeyman Miner
  • April 6, 2016, 1:35 pm
Can you submit a map?
I see people making contest I really want to organize one how do I do that?
  • kyler438
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • November 9, 2015, 2:13 pm
How do you actually download a map ._.
  • idk lol
  • Level 17
  • Journeyman Crafter
  • October 21, 2015, 9:39 pm
Love that pokeball look XD
  • ariscout
  • Level 48
  • Master Batman
  • September 4, 2015, 4:55 pm
I created a subfolder and put a set in there, resulting in it disappearing completely from my collections menu and bugging out. I want to delete it but I can't, since it still is in my profile, but it doesn't offer an option to delete it from there. Please help me fix this.
  • babbajagga
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 19, 2017, 1:47 pm
+1
same.
  • Tiileex
  • Level 24
  • Expert Engineer
  • December 22, 2015, 1:36 am
I've got the same problem ;(
  • jason_c_o
  • Level 26
  • Expert Mage
  • July 28, 2015, 12:45 am
I'm encountering a lot of problems. I dragged and dropped some folders/collections to reorganise them in the collections side menu, and now they've disappeared from that meny entirely. They still exist on my profile, in my private collections, but I'm unable to add any more items to them because they don't exist in the side drop-down collections menu.
  • babbajagga
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 19, 2017, 1:49 pm
omg... this problem is here for over a year? and I thought they ignore it just since last month...
WTF PMC STUFF? Anyone out here alive still from you? Do we have mods / admins still here???
anyone that gives a f*** actually?! solving issues?
  • jason_c_o
  • Level 26
  • Expert Mage
  • July 28, 2015, 12:53 am
I'm remaking all of the folders/collections and just re-adding all items to those, but need some way of deleting the old empty items from my profile view.
POKEHMON
umm
  • Myyoyo
  • Level 55
  • Grandmaster Terraformer
  • June 21, 2015, 2:45 am
How to create public collection?
  • CubeTron23
  • Level 18
  • Journeyman Hunter
  • June 22, 2015, 8:47 pm
There is an option for Private, Hidded or Public. To make it Public, you must have three or more items in your collection.
  • CuteIron
  • Level 8
  • Apprentice Explorer
  • May 31, 2015, 4:46 am
Very very thanks!
  • Baki24
  • Level 1
  • New Miner
  • May 18, 2015, 1:10 am
how to create skin? please help me i want to create many
  • BozBoy55
  • Level 6
  • Apprentice Blacksmith
  • June 6, 2015, 6:54 am
What you can do is search skin creator on the internet and find a website that you like. Hope I helped.
how do you set your collection to public
its on private now
  • Myyoyo
  • Level 55
  • Grandmaster Terraformer
  • June 21, 2015, 2:46 am
same here
  • RafaGN
  • Level 1
  • New Crafter
  • April 10, 2015, 10:19 am
thanks ! :)
  • Audrinee
  • Level 39
  • Artisan Skinner
  • March 27, 2015, 7:50 pm
How do I create a skin? Plz help ;-;
  • Borus_
  • Level 3
  • Apprentice Miner
  • March 10, 2015, 1:31 am
Whenever I try to delete or edit anything in my colections ether the little delete box or the edit page comes up but everthing goes dark and I cant click anything plz help. :(
  • twistedsweets
  • Level 10
  • Journeyman Skinner
  • January 28, 2015, 5:44 am
I had a folder disappear on me? The collections exist if I browse my collections from my profile page, but I cannot access them in the menu, which means now I can't add anything new to them. Help?
  • babbajagga
  • Level 54
  • Grandmaster Architect
  • May 19, 2017, 1:51 pm
sigh... it is even way older issue than 1 year...
I just lost me PMC.
  • jason_c_o
  • Level 26
  • Expert Mage
  • July 28, 2015, 12:46 am
I'm having the same issue. I had a bunch of folders just up and disappear from the side drop-down collections list but they still exist on my profile.

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