/// Please note, during January & February 2014 the database is undergoing some cosmetic changes. If any of the below instructions do not work, please contact Tess for assistance. We will email you with new profile update instructions when the makeover is complete. Thanks for your patience!///
Log in with the username and password you chose when you signed up for Full Membership.
Problems with logging in?
If you are attempting to enter a username as two separate words (e.g. Firstname Surname) and receiving an error, try inserting a hyphen where the space is (e.g. Firstname-Surname).
If you have forgotten your password, enter any word into the password box on the homepage and you will be taken to an alternative login page where you can change a forgotten password.
Once you are logged in…
A menu appears at the top of the website when you are logged in, and under My Account, Select Edit my profile.
Under Base, enter your name, business and/or job title details. Note: This information, along with your ‘avatar’ image, will appear in the ‘featured member’ widget in the blog sidebar.
Under Directory, in the About Me box, insert some information about yourself, your business or the type of work that you do (i.e. your professional bio)
In the Contact Details box, enter the methods of contact you wish to include. It’s best to enter the information like this:
Press Save changes
Under Categories, check the box of any category that suits your skills or business. Users will find your profile when they search under these categories, so please keep it relevant to your skill set or business.
Now, select My Account>Profile>Change Avatar.
Your avatar is the image people see when they find your page under a category search, or that appears in the Featured Member widget in the sidebar of the blog. It’s recommended that your avatar be a photo of yourself or of your work.
Click Choose File to select a JPG, GIF or PNG format photo from your computer and then click Upload Image to proceed. You can then crop the image to suit the square format.
If you click My Account>Public, you can review how your page is looking so far.
Now you can insert up to 12 images of your work and include captions about each image.
Go My Account>Images>Upload Picture
Click Choose File to select a JPG, GIF or PNG format photo from your computer. Ensure it is set to Public visibility and then click Upload Picture to proceed.
Now enter a title and a description for the picture. Consider describing the materials or processes used or the type of customer/client it was created for. Ensure it is set to Public visibility, then click Save.
Under My Account>Settings>General you can change your password or email address.
Log out via My Account>Logout or click Log Out underneath the CWC logo on the website.