The first step is to register! The process looks like this:

  1. You will arrive at the not 'logged in homepage'
  2. Click on the register link in the top right hand corner
  3. Add your email address and username to the sign up form, and opt in with the tickbox for data policy
  4. You will be redirected back to homepage with an on-screen message advising you to check your email -
  5. You need to authenticate your email to get an account
  6. A welcome message with further instructions is sent to your email address
  7. IF you can't see this authentication email, check your spam folder
  8. Open the email with instructions and click on the email link
  9. Follow the steps in the message on the site and reset your password (write it down!)
  10. You will go directly to your account settings page to check/edit your password, username, email address, notifications and alert settings - look at these and Save them. You can edit them at any time later!
  11. You will then go directly to your personal profile editing page to complete your profile. Please take two minutes to do this - no community can work without people identifying themselves!
  12. Save your profile and you will go to the 'Stream' page - the homepage
  13. You are in! Welcome