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Exploring Your Profile

The bottom section of your profile screen displays a collection of tab pages which contain the information about yourself that you entered on registration plus details of your activities in various parts of the site. These tabs are dealt with individually here.

Contact Information

This tab displays by default when you visit this page; In normal mode it shows only your name; in Edit mode it will also display your username,  email and encoded password.

Additional Information

This page dispays the addiotnal information you entered at registration. The amopunt of information here will depend on the type of registration you have subscribed to

IIn Edit Mode you can choose how much of this information is displayed and to whom.


 

Connections

Connections are the LBPS equivalent of Facebooks 'Friends'; this tab will display the details of any connections you have established or requested, along with links to their proifles.

To establish a connection, you must first search for you rintended connectee suing the 'Search User's' or 'Membership Directory' options [the latter is only available to Society Members]

Once you are viewing their profile, you can click on the 'Manage Connections' option at the top of the page: cnoose the 'Request Connection' option , enter a personalized message and click Submit. This will send an email with your message, a link to your profile and a link to your connectee's profile whwere they can decide whether to accept or delcine the connection

The invited user will receive an email with the connection proposal address, which will take them to a screen where they can choose whether to accept or decline the connection:

Once the connection is accepted you will see the details in your 'Connections' tab:


From here you can go straight to their profile or send them an email; to edit your connections, choose 'Manage Connections' from the top of your profile screen:


Here you delete the connection, or choose a connection type from the list [note that new types may from time to time be added by the web team]. One use for these types is thet you can use them to decide who can see what on your profile.

[notet that the 'Manage Actions' tab seen here will only be visible for registered administrators]

 


 

Mailing Lists

This tab displays the Mailing Lists you have subscribed to: at LBPS this will normally only be the LBPS Newsletter. You can choose to unsubscribe or re-sunscribe from this mailing here


clicking the 'view mailing' option will display a list of items in this list [currently clicking 'View archive will display the same information]


Any item on the list can be viewed by lcicking on its 'Mailing Subject' field.


Subscriptions

This tab displays the options at LBPS to which you have subscribed, togehter with available upgrades

 


 

Forum

This tab displays any posts you have made to the Forum, togehter with those to which you are subscribed;. From here you can alter your Forum subscriptions or access your Forum posts. In edit mode you can alter the way your Forum threads are displayed and add or edit a Forum signature.

For more details on using the Forum see 'Using the Forum'