Sign Up Guidelines

To create a community account:

  1. You must provide a unique username and your preferred email address for notifications.

    1. Your Username is for you to use for the purpose of Logging into the community: it is not shown publicly on the platform, although it is visible to administration and support staff. Pick a tasteful user name that complies with our terms of service. Usernames and Nicknames should comply with our Terms & Conditions. Once you log into you account, you can set a nickname for your profile. This is the name by which others will see your profile.

    2. Your email address should be the one you prefer to get community notifications to. For staff, that should generally be your Holmesglen email address. Note that we don't disclose the email address your provide on the platform either to other community members or the public.

    3. If you don't want to use your social service credentials to log into the community, press the Create New account button.

  2. To set your password:
    • If you didn't use a Social login service to mange your password (see next bullet), you will receive an email with instructions for setting your password. You need to log into your email an access that email to set your password and complete your registration. Follow the instructions provided in the email.

    • Optionally, you can choose to use one of your Social accounts to manage your community password. Select from the available Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn or Google buttons, and log into that service to activate it. You will be asked to confirm that you wish the Holmesglen Online Community to use your social service account. Note that when you do this, some of your information from that service is copied to your account for you to use if you wish. When you connect to your Social Sign On during registration, it will import your Profile Picture and your Name. You can crop the picture, edit or remove these details as you prefer. You can choose to override that information. If you wish to remain anonymous, you might choose to use an avatar instead of a photo of yourself.

  3. This finishes registering your account.