World Clock

Working with colleagues across several time zones? Never sure if it’s a good time to bother your co-worker? With the World Clock extension, you can have your local time displayed in your status.

You'll need to enable the extension from the Mapmaker if you haven't done so already, then place the World Clock in your Space.

Enable Extension

First, you need to enable the extension in the Mapmaker. Open the Mapmaker. Select the hamburger menu, then choose Extension Settings

A view of the Mapmaker with the hamburger menu open. Extension Settings is the last option in the menu. From the Mapmaker, select the hamburger menu, then choose Extension Settings

The Extensions window opens. A list of available extensions displays (a checkmark displays next to each extension that has been activated). Select World Clock, then select Activate Extension, then Apply changes.

The Extensions window is open, and a red box is drawn around Applause in the left menu, with an arrow pointing to the Activate Extension button.In the Extensions window, select World Clock. Select Activate Extension.

Close the Extensions window. From the Mapmaker, or from your Space, open the Object Picker.

Add World Clock

From the Object Picker again, in the category menu on the left, scroll down to the extensions, which show a puzzle piece icon next to them. Select the World Clock extension, then select the object.

The Object Picker is open and the World Clock extension is outlined in red and active. The World Clock Status object is also selected.From the Object Picker, pick the World Clock extension, then select the clock to add it to your Space.

Click Select, and place the clock in your Space. Select Save in the Top Nav Menu.

The Mapmaker for an office is open, and a clock object is outlined in red and is placed next to the Gather Office logo.Place the clock object in your Space and select Save in the Top Nav Menu.

Add Your Location

Enter your Space and walk up to the clock, then press "x" on your keyboard. The World Clock modal opens. In the first field, enter your location. Generally, entering your city and your state or country works best. If you want to display a custom name for your timezone, enter it in the second field. 

The World Clock modal with a field to enter your city and state/country and another field to enter custom text to display for your locationWhen you press "x" for the World Clock, you can enter your location and a custom name.

Your local time now displays as your status, visible in the navigation bar and in the Participants list.

Riley is standing next to the World Clock object, and in the navigation bar and the Participants list, Riley's name and status are outlined. The status reads 12:23 in the The Great Midwest.Your local time and your location shows in your status.

To clear your local time, you can select your Personal menu and press "x" to clear your status. You can also interact with the world clock and enter "reset" in the first field to clear your local time. 

Note: You may need to refresh your browser to see your time display.