Commit 9867ea59 authored by Clare Lenihan's avatar Clare Lenihan Committed by Clare Lenihan
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updating help using bruce russell's help topics revision

for register, login, forgotten password, contact
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<h3>Password</h3>
<p> Your password must be at least six characters long and contain at least one digit and two letters. Your password may not be the same as your username and is <em>case sensitive</em>. For security reasons, please do not disclose your password to any user other than a Site Administrator.</p>
<p>Your password must total at least six characters. It must contain at least one number, and at least two letters. Passwords are case sensitive, and must be different from your username.</p>
<p><strong>Warning:</strong> For security reasons, please do not disclose your password to any user. The site administrator will know your password anyway.</p>
<h3>Username</h3>
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Your username may include alphanumeric characters, full stops and @ symbols. Your username must be between 3 and 30 characters long. Usernames are <em>not case sensitive</em>.
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<p>Your username must be between 3 and 30 characters long, and will not be case sensitive. Your username may be an email address, so it can include alphanumeric characters, full stops and @ symbols.</p>
<h3>Contact Us</h3>
<p> Use the Contact Us form if you require assistance or advice from the Site Administrator</p>
<p>Use this form if you need help or advice from the site administrator.</p>
<h3>Password Reminder</h3>
<p> If you have forgotten your password you can request a password reset. After submitting your <em>primary</em> email address in the prompt box, you will be emailed an activation code link. Following this link will confirm your reset request and allow you to change your password.</p>
<p>If you receive a password change email that you have not requested, please ignore the email and advise the Site Administrator immediately</p>
<p>If you have forgotten your password you can request a new one. Enter your primary email address in the box and click ‘Send’. You will be automatically emailed a link. Follow this to confirm your reset request and change your password.</p>
<p><strong>Warning:</strong> If you receive a password change email that you have not requested it may be fraudulent. Please forward the email to the site administrator with an explanatory note.</p>
<h3>Registration</h3>
<p> If an ePortfolio account will not be created on your behalf by an institution associated with this site, you will need to complete the Registration process. </p>
<p>Once you have submitted the registration form an email will immediately be sent to your email address. This email will contain a link which once followed will confirm your account and log you into the system. You will then be provided an opportunity to upload a profile picture and prompted to complete any profile fields that the Site Administrator has set as mandatory. The account activation link is valid for 24 hours only. After this time you will need to submit your registration form again. </p>
<p>If you do not receive an email confirmation message after registration, please ensure the registration message has not been caught by your email junk filter. Please contact the Site Administrator if you have any problems registering. </p>
<p>Once registered on the site you will need to enter your username, password and institution to log in and access your portfolio.</p>
<p><em>Note</em> - This site requires a minimum web browser of Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox 1.5 or higher, Safari 2 or higher, Opera 9 or higher or any other browser compatible with these standards. You can determine the version of your browser software by selecting About via the Help menu.</p><p>
You must also have cookies enabled on your browser in order to use this site.
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<p>If your ePortfolio account is not created by your institution, you will need to register yourself. In this case, complete and submit this registration form. An email will be sent to your address. This will contain a clickable link – follow this to confirm your account and log in to the system. If you do not receive this email within 24 hours, please check your email junk filter. If you have any problems registering, please contact the site administrator.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> The email link is only valid for 24 hours. After this you must repeat the process.</p>
<p>You will then be prompted to complete any mandatory profile fields, and have an opportunity to upload a profile picture. Once registered, you will need to enter your username and password (and possibly your institution) in order to log in to your portfolio.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> This site requires a current web browser, such as: Internet Explorer version 6.0, Firefox 1.5, Safari 2, or Opera 9; or above. To use Mahara you must have cookies enabled on your browser.</p>
<h3>Login</h3>
<p>Your login details will be the username and password you entered during registration or as assigned by the Site Administrator. Where relevant, you will also need to select the institution with which you are associated. If you have forgotten your login details you can request a password reset at any time.</p>
<p>For your security, you will be automatically logged out of the system after a certain period of inactivity on the site, as set by the Site Administrator.</p>
<p><em>Note</em> - This site requires a minimum web browser of Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Firefox 1.5 or higher, Safari 2 or higher, Opera 9 or higher or any other browser compatible with these standards. You can usually determine the version of your browser software by selecting About via the Help menu.</p>
<p>You must also have cookies enabled on your browser in order to use this site. </p>
<p>Your login details will either be the username and password you entered during registration or others assigned by the site administrator.</p>
<p>Click <a href="forgotpass.php">password reminder</a> to request a password reset at any time.</p>
<p>For your security, you will be automatically logged out of the system after a period of inactivity. You will be prompted to log in again.</p>
<p><strong>Note:</strong> This site requires a current web browser, such as: Internet Explorer version 6.0, Firefox 1.5, Safari 2, or Opera 9; or above. To use Mahara you must have cookies enabled on your browser.</p>
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