CafeMom FAQs - Questions and Answers (abbreviations)
This info can always be found on the 1st page of The Newcomers Club in the CafeMom FAQs - Questions and Answers (abbreviations) post.
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Profile Pages - Widget FAQs and Tips for Setting Up Your CafeMom Page
This CafeMom Group is dedicated to Profile Pages...
Toadily Grand Slammin Profiles
Abbreviations (dh, dd, piog, bump)- Scroll down to the 1st reply for common abbreviations.
Signatures - Scroll down to the 2nd reply for Signature set up information.
More common site questions and answers can be found in the 3rd reply below.
How do I add a Background to my Page?
To add a background, click on 'Privacy+Settings' at the very top of every page. Then, on the left, click on 'Customize Homepage'. You can choose different layouts for your background and change the fonts and colors on your page. There are many different widgets that you can add to your page, too.
How do I add Friends?
Make New Friends on CafeMom!
To send a friend invitation, go to someone's page and click on the "Invite as a friend" link under their picture. Once the other Mom accepts your invtation, you will be friends!
How do I add photos?
If you want to add pictures to the photo section of your page, click on 'Add a Photo'. You can set these photos for 'All' to see or for 'Friends only'.
You may also want to see the other photo widgets available for your page - Photos and Slideshows.
If you want to add photos to a post, click on the 'Add a photo' link above the text box, browse for a photo that you'd like to add and then click 'insert'. You may also be able to just copy and paste some pics right into the post.
How do I change my avatar?
To change your avatar (profile picture), click 'privacy+settings' (top) - then click 'photo/avatar' on the left. Upload a photo or choose a new image.
Make sure you click 'save' after you upload your new avatar. Your screen may need to refresh a few times before the new avatar appears.
How do I add or change photos and info in the Kids section?
To add kids or change/delete any info about your kids on your profile, click on 'Privacy+Settings' (at the top of the page). Then click on 'Kids' on the left.
To Add/Edit/Delete something, click on the rectangle in the Edit/Delete column next to that child and then make your changes. Be sure to 'Save' your changes when you're done.
How do I keep track of group posts?
Click on... My Posts and My Replies.
These choices can be found by clicking on the Groups tab at the top of every page.
How do I promote my Groups?
Here are some tips on how to promote your CafeMom Group:
1. Create a Signature that links to your Group. Everytime you post, members will have a chance to learn about your Group!
2. Invite the new members to join your group
3. Use the CafeMom Toolbar to post your signature on other sites -including email messages!
4. Post a link to your Group on The Newcomers Club Recommended Groups thread.
5. Use the Invite Friends link (under the Moms tab) to create a banner for your Group. You can post that Group banner on Myspace and other sites that you use!
6. Use the Mom Search to find Moms that may be interested in joining your Group.
7. Use the Promote Your Group link (located on the left side of your Group's homepage) to add you Group to the Groups Seeking Members forum.
8. Post a Journal entry about your Group.
Do your best to get the word out!
How do I add a Video to a Group post?
Click 'Post a Journal Entry' and then click 'Add a video'.
Add VideoPaste a YouTube URL:
Just paste the YouTube url (ex. above) into the box and upload.
How do I leave a Group after I join?
To leave a group that you've joined, click into the group, then under the group's description click 'edit your settings' - then click 'leave group'.
You can also click 'privacy+settings' (above) - scroll down and click 'change' next to the group. Then, click 'leave group' - there are other group options available there, too.
How do I delete a Group that I started?
To delete a group that you started, contact The CafeMom Team and they will take care of it for you! Just click Contact Us below.
How do I change my Screenname?
Once you've created your screenname, it can't be changed. You could start a new account with the screenname you would prefer.
How do I change my Password?
To change your password, click on 'privacy+settings' at the top of the page. Then, on the right, click on 'your basics'. You'll see an option to change your password.
How do I use my Chatterbox?
If someone leaves you a note in your chatterbox, you can write back to them in their chatterbox or send them a private message. Some Moms have disabled their chatterboxes. You can chat with another member using the chatterboxes.
The CafeMom Marketplace -
To visit the CafeMom Marketplace, click on the Share tab above and then click on Journals. Scroll all the way down and you'll see Visit Marketplace on the right. That's where moms can post ads and promos.
To post in The CafeMom Marketplace, check the CafeMom Marketplace box at the end of your Journal post.
Contact CafeMom -
Anytime you have a question, problem, or suggestion for CafeMom, feel free to click on the "Contact Us" link - at the very bottom of every page.
The Newcomers Club Rules...
Please do not advertise or promote other sites (including signatures).
Please do not start posts to promote groups.
Please do not report or discuss inappropriate activity on the group.
Please do not complain about CafeMom, members or ther posts.
Please do not personally insult other members.
Please follow the CafeMom Community Guidelines.
Inappropriate posts may be locked or deleted.
If you have a question about a deleted or locked post, or if you have suggestion on how we can make this Group better, please send a private message to The Cafe GroupAdmin Team.
We appreciate reports and feedback from members and we keep all reports confidential.
To report any inappropriate post, please click on the 'report this post/reply' link at the bottom of every post and reply.
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