Often times the most difficult part of the Digital Forums is the registration procedure. Many people have difficulty and run into problems hence this quick primer on how to go about registering.
Also note that in order to post on the Digital Forums you must register and click on the Activation Link in your Registration Email. All registrations that are not activated are deleted within a week to ten days.
Step One - Click to Register
Take a look at the following image. Look above the words "Welcome to the Digital Forum" and find the word "Register".
Click on "Register" in the navbar to begin. You can begin registering right now by clicking on this link (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/register.php) or on the image below.
Navigation Bar or Navbar Image
Step Two - Agree to Rules of Forum
You will come to a registration form shown below. To register you must click on the box saying that you abide by the rules of the forum. If you'd like to review the forum rules before joining the forums you can read them here (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/showthread.php?t=3746). The rules are pretty straightforward and in plain terms mean, you must be polite, no spamming and no directing users to other forums.
Once you've checked the box then be sure to click on the register button.
Registration form image
Step Three: Input Information
Once you've clicked on the Register button you will come to a page that looks like the registration input image below. (we've cut out the miscellaneous stuff around it to focus on what you need to consider)
Registration input image
On this screen enter the username that you would like to register, a password and your email.
You must provide a valid email to register. This is because we send you a registration email that you must be able to receive.
After you've filled out the mandatory information and any optional information submit the form and then goto your email inbox for the final step.
In addition, we recommend you input your location as it often helps other users help you when you are asking questions.
Final Step - Click on Link in Registration Email
Once you receive the registration email, read it carefully and click on the activation link in the email.
If you don't click on the activation email link your registration will not be complete and you will be unable to post.
Any questions or problems, use the contact (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/sendmessage.php) form.
YOU MUST click on the activation link in the registration email to complete the registration.
This activation requirement is to:
prevent the forums from being overrun with spam
ensure members have valid email addresses in order to use all of the forums functionality.
Many times people do not receive the activation email because they or their email provider have email blocking in effect. This prevents you from receiving email from digitalhome.ca. You must allow ensure that you allow email from digitalhome.ca
If you need to have your confirmation email resent to you then you can do this by going to the following page (http://www.digitalhome.ca/forum/register.php?do=requestemail) and entering your email address: