To manage Private Messages you have sent or received:
Go to Edit Profile on the left menu to see the new Profile features described below.
Photos and Videos
Other new features:
At the top of each Classmate Profile page is a “Follow” button. Click the button to be notified of any changes to a friend’s Profile. To stop following the person, just click the button again.
The new “Share a Message” area allows you to add messages in your “Recent Messages” area. This also allows Classmates to respond. You can also delete a post by others if you choose to do so.
Your Profile Setting - at the bottom of your Profile page
Profile Visibility: Click this box to block the public and search engines from accessing your Profile info. This allows only member Classmates to view your Profile. When you check this box, it even protects comments you make on other Classmates pages, even if they did not check this box.
Birthday: This allows member Classmates to see your birthday date 30 days prior to your birthday.
Classmate Comments: This allows member Classmates to enter comments in the new comment areas on your Profile page by your photos, videos, etc. However you can still delete any comments you choose to.
Instant Message: This allows member Classmates to send you message through this web service (without disclosing your email.) This is recommended.
Remember: You must scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save Changes for all Profile changes other than changes to photos and videos.
Message Forum Photos - To change your photo, go to any of your messages. Click on the underlined words, Change Photo. You may choose "No Photo", "Classmate Photo", or "Master Photo."
To add a Master Photo of your choice, go to Member Functions > Edit/Upload Photos. Add a photo and then put a checkmark next to the photo you want to appear in your Forum posts.
TEXT - After you upload a photo to a gallery, you may add text to the photo. To add text after the fact, click the Add/Edit button. Then go the the bottom of the page, find your photo and click Edit Photo
Then click Add a Line of Text to the right of the photo. Type your text in the box. Adjust the font, font size, and font color as you like it. You can put your cursor in the text box and drag the text box to where you want it - on or below the photo. See the RV in Larry Motschenbacher album - the Text box say "Our Trek RV". Save Changes when you are done.
CAPTIONS - You may also add captions to your photos. Go to your gallery and click the Add/Edit Photos button. Scroll down to your photo at the bottom of the page. Next to each photo is a window to add a Caption. The Caption will appear in the lower left hand position on the slide show page. See the RV in Larry Motschenbacher album - the caption is the longer description of the Trek. Save Changes when you are done.
REORDER - You change the order of your photos by changing the numbers in the Sort box. If you number them by 5's (5, 10, 15, etc) to provide room to insert additional photos later. Save Changes when you are done.
COVER PHOTO - Select which photo you want to be on the "cover" of you album by clicking on the Cover Photo box. Save Changes when you are done.
Delete Phote - Select any photo you wish to delete by clicking on the Delete box.
SAVE CHANGES - When finished, be sure to go all the way to the bottem and click on SAVE CHANGES before you leave the page. If you do not, none of the changes will be saved.
See "Photo Galleries > Photos from the Present > Larry Motschenbacher" for another example of Text and Caption use.
If you receive an automatic notice that you that you have a message, log in to the website and click on the red message notice in the upper right corner of the Home Page to read your message.
To be notified when a friend joins the site, updates their Profile, or has an upcoming birthday: