- Press the “SIGN UP” button visible on the main page as well as on the subpages with Categories.
- Fill in the questionnaire with all required Account Details and Profile Details and press “Complete Sign Up”.
- You will see the following Message: Sign Up in progress! You have created your account! To begin using this site you will need to activate your account via the email we have just sent to your address.
- Go to your mailbox and find the message “[Artescommunity] Activate Your Account”. Click on the link visible in the message. You will be redirected to the artescommunity.eu page, where you will see following message: Your account is now active! Account Activated. Your account was activated. Now you are be able to log in with the username and password you provided when you signed up.
- Now you can log in/sign in to the platform with Username and Password given while registration.
- Click on “Sign in” button. The frame for login will appear.
- Click on the “Forgot your password?” on the bottom of the frame.
- Write your Username or e-mail given during registration.
- You will get an e-mail with the link to reset your password.
- Click on the link in the message. You will be redirected to the subpage with a frame, where you can reset the password.
- Write the new password in the suitable boxes and press “Reset Password”
- Now you can log in with the new password.
- From the top menu “Community” pick “Ad post”.
- Write the Title and then tekst in the main box. You can paste it from the text editor and edit additionally on the web.
- Editing text is similar to most popular editors. Use fuctions above the text window. To extend the toollbar use this button.
- If you want to add photos, leave the mouse cursor at selected location and press “Add Media” button.
– You can insert photos only from the gallery. You can upload them there from your computer.
– Before inserting the photo, you are able to set most important attributes or add some deatils.
– It is also possible to edit photos again, whe they are added to the text. After clicking on the concrete photo, you can change the size or other attributes.
- To add video from youtube or vimeo, leave the mouse cursor at selected location and use youtuber button. Just paste and insert the link.
– Video file will be seen in the editor as a link, but on the website the window with movie will appear.
- When the text is ready, select category or categories (using ctrl key) and add tags which in your opinion identifies the content in the best way.
- Add a representative excerpt of the post – it will advertising your post on the posts list with the title.
- You can add the featured image which will be also visible on the posts list with the title and selected part of the text.
– Featured image posting and editing is similar to add media function, but be careful here with the width of the image. Default one is 687 pixels. If the selected picture is smaller, will be destorted.
- To upload the post, choose one of the “Save…” buttons. If you want to save it but not publish, choose the “pending review” status on the top of the page. In this case your text won’t be visible on the platform. You will find it in “Community/My Posts” section.
- If you need any further help, don’t hesitate to ask: firstname.lastname@example.org.