How to create a user account

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# Log in with your user account.
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# Got to the login page [[Special:UserLogin]]
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# Use the link labeled [https://www.theopensourceway.org/w/index.php?title=Special:UserLogin&type=signup Create an account], or click this link here
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# Fill out the account information:
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#* Username
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#* Password - ''leave blank''
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#** A randomly generated password is sent to the user's email address
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#* E-mail
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#* Real name
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# Uncheck "Remember my login on this computer".
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# Click "by e-mail" to send the new account information directly to the user.
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If your browser offers to save the password for this new user, choose no or "Not now".
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[[Category:How to]]
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[[Category:Documentation]]

Revision as of 02:01, 17 February 2010

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All contributors have the power to create new contributor accounts.
Use this power wisely. We are protecting this wiki from spambots and bad actors through self-management. This includes the creation of new accounts.
  1. Log in with your user account.
  2. Got to the login page Special:UserLogin
  3. Use the link labeled Create an account, or click this link here
  4. Fill out the account information:
    • Username
    • Password - leave blank
      • A randomly generated password is sent to the user's email address
    • E-mail
    • Real name
  5. Uncheck "Remember my login on this computer".
  6. Click "by e-mail" to send the new account information directly to the user.

If your browser offers to save the password for this new user, choose no or "Not now".

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