Faqs

Website stuff (1)

Please submit your links using the form at the bottom of the links page.

Note: Links are not automatically added, they go for moderation before being published

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Photos (2)

We have an upload utility on the photos page

Note:

  • You need to be logged in to use this uploader
  • This is only for individual photos, not a batch uploader. You can only upload one photo at a time
  • Your photos are not automatically published.

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I have a lot of photos, how do I create a gallery?

To do this you will need to registered on the web site (and also be a WMIYC member)
Not registered…How to register>

The steps are as follows:

  • Login to the website…How to login>
  • Create a new gallery
  • Upload all of your images
  • E mail the webmaster once done

Creating a Gallery:

Once logged in you will see on the left side of the admin dashboard you will see a “Gallery” link

  • Go to Gallery > Add new gallery/images
  • In the box just to the right of the” create new gallery” selection type in the title of your gallery
  • Click on add files and select all the files you want to use
  • Click on the upload files button

Your gallery will not automatically be published on the website – you will need to E mail the webmaster

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Membership (6)

I’m a WMIYC member – should I register on the website?

Yes…

See…“Why should I register on the website?”

As a WMIYC member (who has registered on the website) you will be able to:

  • View member details on the membership page
  • Post ice condition reports via E mail
  • Upload photos to the “Photos” page
  • Create photo galleries of multiple photos
  • Create posts for the website
  • Publish and edit your posts
  • Submit new websites to the links page
  • Add events to the calendar

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How do I send Email to the Mailing List?

Simply send an Email to:

mailing(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)wmiyc.org

NB: NO large files – Text or reduced images ONLY

If for some reason you are a member and not on this list then register here. If you wish to change the email you are registered with then contact Chip Sawer or Allen Dake who are the administrators.

 

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Why should I register on the website?

As a website user you will be able to:

  • View member details on the membership page (WMIYC members only)
  • Upload photos to the “Photos” page
  • Create photo galleries of multiple photos(WMIYC members only)
  • Create posts for the website
  • Publish your posts (WMIYC members only)
  • Submit new websites to the links page

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How do I register on the website?

Use this link to submit your registration…

http://www.wmiyc.org/wp-login.php?action=register

Note: There is also a login link at the top right of the website (Use this – scroll down there is a register link)

You will need to provide a user name (use something easy to remember) and an E mail address.

Note: We protect against Sploggers – If your E mail address is rejected at registration then simply E mail the webmaster with your required username, to be registered manually.

Please indicate which type of iceboats you own – If you own more than one, use the <CTRL> key after your first selection. This information can also be changed later once you are registered.

Note: After you register

  • The webmaster has to do some additional work that may take a day or two (see below)
  • You will be given “Author” role (if you are a member of WMIYC)
  • Your name will appear on the WMIYC member list
  • If you register in order to spam this site – your posts and user account will be deleted

 

 

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I am registered, how do I login?

Use this link to login to the website…

http://www.wmiyc.org/wp-login.php?

Note: There is also a link at the top left of the website.

 

At the left side of the top toolbar you will see a little house symbol followed by “West Michigan Ice Yacht Club”. If you hover or click on this you will see the “visit site” button .Click on this to get to the site while logged in.

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How do I view a list of WMIYC members?

The list of members is on the membership page.

Note:

  • You will need to be logged in to view the member list
  • Only members that have registered on the website will be listed

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Post how to's (2)

You will quite simply be creating a post…
To do this you will need to registered on the web site
Not registered…How to register>

The steps are as follows:

  • Login to the website…How to login>
  • Create a post
  • Add post to ice conditions category

Creating the post. Once you are logged in:

  • go to Posts > Add New
  • Fill in the title of your post
  • In the main body area type your text. Note: If you are cutting and pasting make sure you are in text mode not visual mode.
  • Check the category box for “Ice conditions”
  • Click on the publish button.

You are done! Click on “visit site” in the top left of the dashboard and you should see your post…
If you need to change anything simply log in go to Posts > hover over your post title and click on edit

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You can subscribe to receive an Email whenever a new post is added to the site. Go to the home page and use the subscribe widget below the weather information.

Note:

  • You will have to confirm your subscription once you receive an E mail
  • Creating a wordpress.com account is optional
  • You can also subscribe using the form in the comments section of any post

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