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How Room Works
Follow these steps to start conversing in the room
Set up your profile
If you want to contribute to conversations in the room, you need to create an account on this website. Creating an account gives you an identity to communicate with other writers in the room.
To create one, navigate to the profile icon in top right corner of your screen and click on it.
Profile icon on mobile screen
Profile icon on desktop screen
After clicking on the profile icon, a screen shows up asking you to sign up with either your:
- Email Address,
- Facebook Account, or
- Google Account
Select the option that’s most suitable for you and click the Sign up button.
The website loads and takes you back to the home page.
Your profile icon area probably looks like this now
To give your profile a proper identity, you probably want to change your display name and add a profile picture. Click the arrow beside the profile icon and select “My Account”.
Change your display name to what you want other writers to see and refer to you as.
To change your profile picture:
Click on the camera icon on your mobile screen and upload your image
Click on the profile icon on your desktop screen and upload your image
Click on “Update Info” to finish setting up your profile.
Navigate to the Room page and click on the “Before you jump in. Read This.” category. It is important to read through the community rules and guidelines so you understand the rules governing the room.
Don’t be shy. Introduce yourself and talk about an interest of yours to keep the conversation going. You can also go through the comment section for familiar names and faces.
Create a post
Creating a post is super easy.
Navigate to Room and click on the “Create New Post” button.
Name your post and write the body of the content.
To select what category your post goes got, click on the dropdown button right above your name and post title and select the category.
Remember to stay on topic with the category you’re posting into.
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