Frequently Asked Questions - Forums

Yes.  To edit your posts, click the 'edit' link found at the botom of your post message.

You may be able to send an email to another user by clicking on the 'email' link on any post he or she has written. 

The ‘Who's Online' list, located on the right sidebar of each forum page, shows the registered users of the CMLP forums who are currently online.  Providing a user allows this, you may view a user's personal profile by clicking on his or her username.

To post a reply, click on the 'reply' link at the bottom of the post.  Enter your subject heading and comment in their respective fields.  Then, click on the ‘Post comment' link to submit your post for publication.

Yes.  The most recent posts are listed under ‘New Forum Topics' on the right sidebar of every forum page.

You may search the forums for a particular topic by using the ‘Search' box on the top right of each page. If this gets too many hits, click on the ‘Advanced search' link and limit your search to the forum topic only.

To reset your password, simply click on the ‘Request new password' link on the right sidebar under ‘Log in'. After submitting your username or e-mail address, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to reset your password.

You may register by clicking on the 'Register' link on our ‘Participate' page. You will be asked to choose a username, password and enter a location and a valid email address. In addition there will be other fields you will be invited to fill out as part of your user profile.

Note: entering your email address will not leave you open to 'spam', as we will not display your email address to other users without your permission.

To read a thread, click on the topic of interest. Scroll down to read posts in reply to that particular topic. Each post in a thread is created by a user or a guest. You'll see some of the user's personal information on the left side of the post message.

A forum is an online site created for the purpose of allowing discussion.  The CMLP forums are a place for users to discuss legal and non-legal matters related to citizen media.   Forum users can interact by posting questions, answers, and other comments related to a given topic.

A thread is a grouping of posts set-up as a conversation among users.