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Setting up Your Account

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To setup an account, please contact us using the contact form on the home page.  Please provide your name and an accurate email address, as we may like to contact you for more information.  Please also provide a short summary (such as a few sentences) about your research interests and why you’d like to host projects on Cam-WON. In the future we will try to automate this function so that people can be more independent.

Once you have received an account, you can login to the website by entering your username and password in the fields provided on the home page.  If you see a black bar going across the top of the webpage, it means you are already logged into the site, and you can start adding information.

It is important to know how to update your user profile and change your password.  In the upper right hand corner of the site, you will see a link to your account where is says “Hello User” where “User” should be your name or your organization’s name when you created your account.

Once you arrive at your account page, you should see a link above the placeholder for your photo which says “Edit”.  Click this link to edit your account.  If you click this link, you can change your password, timezone, personal information (such as your name and “display name” which will be the name displayed on the site instead of your username), an picture of yourself, and a place to enter your experience with wildlife related projects.

Once you have finishing modifying your account information, move to the bottom of the page and click “Save”.