Franchise Setup

Once you have been invited to your league by your league commissioner and have logged in for the first time via the password that was emailed to you it is time to set up and personalize your league.

Begin by going to your For Owners > Franchise Setup.

Here you will see four Setup options at the top of the page: Basic, Contact Info, Customize, Wireless, Home Page and Skin.

Basic Setup
Highlight the Basic Setup tab and you can do the following:

 

  • Change your Franchise Name
  • Enter your Owner Name
  • Change your Franchise Password
  • Change or Add your Email Address

You MUST click the “Save Franchise Information” button once complete to apply your changes.

Change Password
Highlight the Basic Setup tab and you can do the following:

 

  • Change your Franchise Password
  • Confirm Password

You MUST click the “Save Franchise Information” button once complete to apply your changes.

Customize

 

  • To personalize your franchise you can also add or create a:
    Franchise Home Page URL, A Franchise Logo that will appear on your Franchise Information Page, Franchise Icon that will appear in the League Standings Report or a Franchise Sound Clip.
  • Play audio clips on league pages? – If your commissioner has defined a League Sound Clip when accessing the home page you can turn it off by setting this feature to “No”.
  • Display “League Reminders” on the top of league home pages? – Enable this option to be notified of the following:
    • Pending Trades
    • Reminder to Submit Lineup
    • Reminder to vote in any Polls that you have not voted in.
  • Franchise Abbreviation – Define an abbreviation that will appear on all wireless reports as well as any Grid View of the League Reports instead of your franchise name.
  • Use “Advanced Editor” on league type-in boxes? – This will allow you to write in html format when writing to the league.
  • Time Zone – Choose the time zone in which you are situated in. This is important for lineup submissions, waivers etc.
  • Optionally, you can add any additional notes to your Franchise Information Page for other owners to view.

You MUST click the “Save Franchise Information” button once complete to apply your changes.

Contact Info

 

  • Under this tab you can add additional information, such as alternate contact information, phone numbers and addresses. This information can only be viewed by other members of your league that are logged in.
  • Optionally you can add your Yahoo Messenger ID or AOL IM ID to your account.
  • Twitter – To have league status updates posted to your Twitter account you can click the link located here.
  • Send Email As – Define the type of email you would like sent from MyFantasyLeague.com (HTML or Plain Text).
  • Send Email For – Check the boxes next to the reports and updates that you would like sent to you.

You MUST click the “Save Franchise Information” button once complete to apply your changes.

Wireless

Use this screen to define your Cell Phone number and various wireless settings.

 

  • Cell – Enter your Cell Phone Number
  • Cell Phone Carrier – Optionally you can choose your cell phone carrier from the drop down box. If you enter your cell phone number and your cell phone carrier you can choose to receive text message updates.
  • Allow my leaguemates to see my cell phone number? – Disable this option if you do not wish for other owners that are logged into your league to view your cell number. Note that only owners logged into your league are otherwise able to view any of your personal information. This feature would prevent even these owners from seeing your number.
  • Send Text Messages For: Check the boxes to receive Text updates for certain key league events.
  • Check this checkbox to send a validation code to the above cell phone number. – This option will need to be checked in order to validate the cell phone number prior to receiving Text Messages. Please see the Wireless FAQ’s for details.
  • Enter Validation Code – Enter the code received here to be able to receive text messages from MFL.

You MUST click the “Save Franchise Information” button once complete to apply your changes.

Home Page Setup

Use this page to set up your Home Page modules and Tabs should your commissioner permit this on the Setup > Abilities Setup.

 

  1. From the list of Available Modules, the left hand column, choose what module you would like to include on your league home page by highlighting that module.
  2. If adding a new column, first select the module “New Column” from the list of Available Modules and click the Add To List> button. Next, you will be asked how wide (as a percentage) you would like the new column to be.
  3. Click on the Add To List > button to add to your Current Modules. Alternately if you choose to remove a module from your Current Modules you can highlight that module and choose the
  4. For each additional module that you wish to add repeat steps 1 through 3 above.
  5. Once all modules are added to your Current List you may use the Move Up and Move Down buttons to change the order for appearance on your Home Page.
  6. Once you have arranged your Currently Used Modules you MUST click the Save Home Page Setup in order to apply your changes.

NOTE: There are two options on this page should you make to many adjustments and wish to start over. You can choose to “Reset to System Default” or “Reset to Commissioner View” to bring your home page back to how it originally was defined.
NOTE: After you have saved your modules to your home page you can Drag and Drop the modules on the home page to adjust the layout.

Skin

If given the option by the commissioner to customize your home page appearance owners are able to choose from a wide variety of league Skins. These Skins specify an entire look and feel for your league’s pages – including colors & images.

You can preview the skins image by clicking on the image itself on the skins page (this does not actually change the league to the skin, but only allow for a preview of what to expect).

Click on the button next to the skin in which you would like applied to your league pages.

When finished, you MUST click on the “Select a Skin” button in order to apply your changes.

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