This FAQ addresses questions about how to use the site. If you have questions about concepts on this site, you will likely find answers via the links on this page. If these routes don't answer your questions, we invite you to post them here.
If you are waiting for a password, you are on the wrong site! Our system simply gives you a link to click on via email (sent to the address you use to register). You must click on it within 24 hours, or it expires and you have to begin again. Once you click on the link, you can set your own password by following the instructions you will see. So don't wait. Click on the link!
Yes. If you are worried about privacy, we strongly recommend that you choose a username and picture that don't identify you, and leave identifying details out of your posts.
No. While administrators, unlike other users, can see your email address and which pages you have visited, private messages can only be read by the sender and the recipient.
Click on "Members Blogs" in your left sidebar, and "My Blog" will magically appear.
This site is equipped with a Google-based search box in the left sidebar. The Google search has a lot of flexibility, but is not up-to-date because it only indexes the site periodically.
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." An RSS feed allows you to keep track of new content on multiple sites by putting it into a simple format. In order to use RSS feeds, you need to use an RSS reader, such as Google Reader or Bloglines. To subscribe to the RSS feed from this site, click on the orange box next to "Subscribe to RSS" in your left sidebar. It will let you choose which reader you would like to use to subscribe. You can then check for new posts by going to the website of your reader (for example http://www.bloglines.com/myblogs for Bloglines) instead of coming to this site. Note that only featured articles are part of the RSS feed, not forum or blog post