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2/1/2011 4:55 AM
 

Managing your User Credentials

How to manage your user credentials including your names and email address. Note: Your user name cannot be changed.

Mandatory fields are indicated by the Required button.

  1. Login to the site. "Logging into a Site"
  2. Click on your [Display Name] link (typically located in the top right corner of the site) - OR -Navigate to a My Profile module. This displays the My Profile page.
  3. Click the Edit Profile link. This displays the Manage Profile page.
  4. Update any of these User Credentials:
    1. In the First Name text box, edit your first name.
    2. In the Last Name text box, edit your last name.
    3. In the Display Name text box, edit the name you want to be displayed to other site members.
    4. In the Email Address text box, edit your email address.
  5. Click the Update link.

Managing your User Profile

How to manage all your personal user details including your name, contact details, biography, photo, time zone and preferred locale. The fields used in this example are typical for a US based site, however sites in other countries will typically use local names for address fields, etc. You can also set the visibility of each field. Public sets a field as visible to anyone who is able to view your user profile, Members Only sets a field as visible to authenticated site members, Admin Only sets a field as visible to Administrators only.

Mandatory fields are indicated by the Required button.

  1. Login to the site. "Logging into a Site"
  2. Click on your [Display Name] link (typically located in the top right corner of the site) - OR -Navigate to a My Profile module. This displays the My Profile page.
  3. Click the Edit Profile link.
  4. Click the Manage Profile link.
  5. Complete or edit any of the following fields and select the Visibility of each field:
    1. In the Prefix text box, enter a prefix for the name. E.g. Mrs
    2. In the First Name text box, enter the first name. E.g. Elizabeth
    3. In the Middle Name text box, enter the first name. E.g. Angela
    4. In the Last Name text box, enter the first name. E.g. Smith
    5. In the Suffix text box, enter a suffix for the name. E.g. MD
    6. In the Unit text box, enter a unit number. E.g. Flat 2
    7. In the Street text box, enter the street address. E.g. 101 Blackburn Road
    8. In the City text box, enter the city. E.g. New York
    9. In the Region text box, enter/select the region. E.g. New York
    10. At Country, select a country from the drop-down box.
    11. In the Postal Code text box, enter/select the postal code. E.g. 11111

      Tip: The postal code is used by the Local Weather app in the Forum.

    12. In the Telephone text box, enter your telephone number.
    13. In the Cell/Mobile text box, enter your mobile number.
    14. In the Fax text box, enter your facsimile number.
    15. In the Website text box, enter your web site URL. E.g. www.domain.com
    16. In the IM text box, enter you instant messenger id. E.g.  ASmith@domain.com
    17. At Photo, select, upload or remove a photo or image for your profile. See "Managing your Profile Photo"
    18. In the Biography Editor, enter a biography.
    19. At Time Zone, select a time zone from the drop-down box.
    20. At Preferred Locale, select the name of your locale from the drop-down box.
  6. Click the Update link.

Tip: The list of available languages are managed using the Languages module.

Managing your Profile Photo

How to manage the photo associated with your user profile.

  1. Go to the Manage Profile page of the My Profile module. See "Managing your User Profile"
  2. Go to the Photo field and select from these options:

To Upload a Image:

  1. Click the Upload File link.
  2. Click the Browse... button and select the file from your computer.
  3. Click the Save File link to save the selected file. This displays the selected photo.
  4. Click the Update link.

To Select a Previously Uploaded Image:

  1. At File, select the required photo from the drop-down list.
  2. Click the Update link.

Remove all Images:

  1. At File, select .
  2. Click the Update link.

 
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2/1/2011 5:01 AM
 
Thanks for the help, -joe
 
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