Offline Functionality

Link2Feed’s Kids Cafe application has offline functionality. This allows sites that have no connectivity to still record their meal service in real-time and then later sync them to the live site once they do get access to the internet.

What is available Offline 

  • Creating and Recording Meals for School Year Meal Services

    • Only one user in a meal service at a time if started offline 

    • If two meal services are created offline, there will be two meal services synced when back online.

    • If the meal service ends up being started online, two people can be in it and their actions in that meal service will be merged.  

    • Search for participants within meal service

  • Creating and Recording Meals for Summer Meal Services

    • Only one user in a meal service at a time if started offline 

    • If two meal services are created offline, there will be two meal services synced when back online.

    • If the meal service ends up being started online, two people can be in it and their actions in that meal service will be merged.  

  • Adding Participants (on the Participants list AND during the meal service)

  • Search for participants within meal service

  • Accessing Meal Service Logs

Items that will not work offline 

  • Logging In

  • Reports

  • Messages

  • Administrative Options

  • Classrooms Feature

  • Error Log Entries

    • Meal services created offline do not end up replacing error log entries.

  • Backdating: KC Offline is designed for point-of-service live data collection. If backdating, users should wait until they’re online before backdating.

 

ISSUES?

We understand that it’s a little tougher to submit a support ticket while offline. What you can do is submit logs to our development team if you ever experience issues while offline.