Please remember that some, if not all of the features of this site may or may not be available to you depending on site registration and on the restrictions that have been imposed by the site administrator.
The User Menu: In the Personal Area, you will find the options to login and logout of the site, and links to several pages to configure your "Personal Profile". In this section, you have the possibility to enter information about yourself and to customise the look of the page to your personal wishes. Additionally, when clicking on a user's name, a "Public Profile"will be displayed showing the relevant information of the selected user. Also included in the Personal Area is the option to send "Private Messages"to other members, or the option to choose a different style (If more styles are available). These are but a few of the possible options available.
The Main Menu: The buttons of the General Area can lead to the home page, to the members list and of course to this help area. Please remember that a variation of buttons could be shown which do not comply with this help section.
- Username - This is the name you will use to login. Usernames are unique, if your username is already taken, you will have to choose a different one.
- Password - Please select a secure password, and try to change it as often as possible.
- E-mail address - Your e-mail address must be unique as well.
It is possible that other fields need to be filled out as well. The captcha image protects the page against spam robots. You have to write the letters you can see on the image into the related text field. You can recreate and enlarge the image if you have difficulties reading it. If you do not manage to complete that step you can contact an administrator.
Under Edit account you can change the access data for this user account:
- The username you need to login to this page.
- The password you also need to login.
- The e-mail address thats connected to this user account.
Furthermore you can delete the user account with all personal data. Created content though cannot be deleted.
Next to general settings - e.g. your timezone - you will find options for privacy, communication and display. Please note that these settings just apply to your account.
Here you can select an avatar from the list, if it was set by the administrator. The other possibility is that you upload your own avatar. Please note to check the size and file size of the avatar. There are normally limits set. Your avatar will be displayed in your profile, next to messages and other places on that page.
Under Edit profile you can select your user rank. Additionally, users may have an individual title.
Users get points for their activity. You get points if you create content that is visible for other users. You will get 10 points for a new thread and 5 points for a new post for example.
You can follow other users of this site. So you can for example, be better to get in touch with them. There is the following option:
Simply visit the public profile of another user and will find the opportunity to follow this user. In addition to the user name you will find a bar with different interaction possibilities.
By clicking on the +.
If you want to block other users of this page, you can do so also in the aforementioned bar.
In this case, just click on Ø.