CIEP forums help

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Here you'll find information and guidance on all aspects of our online discussion forums.

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Getting started

About CIEP forums
An introduction to the CIEP forums
How to read and post to the CIEP forums via any web browser
Logging in
Signing in to the forum website

Username and password

Login issues
What to do if you're having problems logging in to the forum
Forgot your forum username/password?
Get an email containing your forum login details sent to you
Changing your password
Create a new forum password

Using the forums

Posting a message
How to put a message on a forum
Forum subscriptions
How to receive notifications about new threads
Following topics
Find out how to receive email updates on specific topics (threads)
Joining a forum group
How to gain access to specialist and local group forums
Using the search feature
How to find what you want on the CIEP forums
What to do if you have concerns about a forum post
How to respond if you have concerns about a forum post
Creating and editing a signature
Add your preferred signature to all the posts you make on the web forum
Adding attachments to posts
Allow others to download files and images from your posts
Adding an avatar to your profile
Add a small image to your profile and all your forum posts
Viewing the user list
See who else has registered to use the CIEP forums and browse their profiles
Private messages
How to contact other users of the CIEP forums
My favourite forums
How to customise your view by marking forums as favourites