Announcement Banner (E10)

Available in Enterprise Edition E10 and higher.

In Mattermost Enterprise Edition, System Admins can display a notice that’s visible to all users on the system via an announcement banner.

Shows the announcement banner at the top of the user's screen.

By default, users can dismiss the banner until they log in again or until you update the banner. You can update the banner by either changing the text of the banner or by re-enabling the banner after it has been disabled. You can also control the text color and the background color. A setting in the System Console allows you to prevent users from dismissing the banner.

To enable the banner

  1. Go to System Console > Site Configuration, then select Announcement Banner.

  2. For Enable Announcement Banner, select true.

  3. In the Banner Text field, enter the text of the announcement that you want to make.

  4. Set the background and text colors.

  5. To prevent users from dismissing the banner, select false for Allow Banner Dismissal.

  6. Select Save.