Glossary of terms
A pod is an instance of Funkwhale running on a server. Pods can communicate with one another across the Fediverse.
Users who have an account on a Funkwhale pod. These users provide their authentication information when accessing content.
Users who do not have an account on a Funkwhale pod. These users don’t provide any authentication when accessing content.
Additional rights that an administrator/moderator can grant to a user. Permissions grant access to menus and actions in Funkwhale.
Moderation – Grants access to the Moderation menu. Enables the user to moderate users, domains, and the allow-list.
Manage library – Grants access to the Library menu. Enables the user to make changes to library content. This includes deleting local objects and handling edit suggestions.
Manage instance-level settings – Grants access to the Settings menu. Enables the user to make changes to pod-level settings such as security settings and API behavior.
- Report categories
The different types of report a person can submit to your pod.
Takedown request – allow users to request content be removed from your pod.
Invalid metadata – allow users to inform moderators about incorrect metadata on content.
Illegal content – allow users to flag content as illegal.
Offensive content – allow users to flag offensive or hurtful content to moderators.
Other – allow users to submit reports that don’t fit into the above categories.
A term used to refer to a collection of federated (interconnected) servers. These servers run software that enables users to publish and host their own content.
A podcatcher is a piece of software that can read podcast feeds. Podcatchers enable listeners to follow and listen to podcast content.