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About LiveJournal

  • {56} What is LiveJournal?
  • {4} How did LiveJournal get started? Who runs it now?
  • {57} How can I help?
  • {164} How do I suggest new features or improvements for LiveJournal?
  • {125} What are the official LiveJournal communities?
  • {348} Where do I go for help using LiveJournal?

LiveJournal Features and Navigation

  • {186} How do I change the appearance of the main LiveJournal pages?
  • {132} How do I view LiveJournal in a different language?
  • {259} How do I simplify the appearance of LiveJournal and minimize bandwidth or data usage?
  • {414} What is LiveJournal Maps? How do I add my entry to the map?
  • {359} What is Social Capital on LiveJournal?
  • {301} What is the [[gmlitem:setting.ctxpopup.label]]? How do I enable or disable it?
  • {297} How does LiveJournal auto-detect my location? Where do I enter my location?
  • {86} What is the "to-do list" feature?
  • {298} How can I see which other users have visited my journal? What is the My Guests feature?
  • {281} How can I mark content as inappropriate for minors? What is the adult content setting?
  • {303} What is the Ratings feature?
  • {375} How do I customize LiveJournal ratings view?
  • {377} Where can I find the latest entries posted to LiveJournal?

Communication and Notifications

  • {305} What is the [[gmlitem:/inbox/index.bml.title]]? How do I communicate with other LiveJournal users?
  • {270} What is LJ Talk?
  • {113} How does my LiveJournal email address work?
  • {202} How do I find people on LiveJournal? What is the Directory?
  • {291} What is the "Find Your Friends" feature? Can I search for my email contacts on LiveJournal?
  • {60} What is the Interests feature? How do I add or remove interests?
  • {249} What is the Schools Directory? How do I find and add my school?
  • {272} How do I subscribe to events on LiveJournal and receive notifications? How do I unsubscribe from events?
  • {304} Why am I receiving unwanted email from or about LiveJournal?

Accounts

  • {104} How do I create an account? How do I get started?
  • {135} What are my login options?
  • {245} How do I invite a friend to join LiveJournal?
  • {244} Why is my account marked as underage?
  • {16} How do I delete my journal or community? How do I cancel deletion?
  • {326} What should I do if a LiveJournal user dies? What is "Memorial" status?
  • {11} How do I validate my email address?
  • {19} How do I change my email address?
  • {25} How do I change my username?
  • {18} How do I change my password?
  • {17} What if I forgot my username or password?
  • {127} Why can't I have a particular username? Can I have the username of an abandoned account?
  • {71} How do I choose a secure password and keep my account secure?
  • {117} What should I do if someone breaks into my LiveJournal account?
  • {159} How do I make sure I am completely logged out of LiveJournal?
  • {287} What is a secret question and how do I use it?

Account Levels

  • {38} Can I use LiveJournal for free? What are the different account levels on LiveJournal?
  • {131} What are the Paid Account benefits?
  • {262} Why are there ads on LiveJournal? How do I remove ads from my journal?
  • {263} What are the Plus Account benefits? How do I switch to or from a Plus Account?
  • {336} How can I try a Paid account for free?
  • {379} How can I log in to LiveJournal with Facebook, Twitter, Google, or other accounts?
  • {283} How can I log in to LiveJournal with OpenID, Facebook, Twitter, or Google? What is an identity account?
  • {267} How does LiveJournal decide which ads to show me? What information do you share with advertisers?
  • {265} What are LiveJournal's guidelines on acceptable ads?
  • {114} What happens to my account if my Paid time expires?
  • {288} How do I downgrade to Basic? What happens when I downgrade from Plus to Basic?

Account Payments

  • {21} How do I buy a Paid Account?
  • {44} How do I buy a Paid Account for somebody else or for a community?
  • {235} How do I set up automatic payments for my account?
  • {237} How is my next automatic payment amount calculated? Why are some payments prorated?
  • {220} Can I transfer my paid account to another account?
  • {260} What are Virtual Gifts? How do I purchase, remove, or disable them?
  • {181} What items can I buy in the LiveJournal Shop?
  • {190} Why do I receive errors when trying to make a payment?

Mobile Access

  • {290} What LiveJournal apps are there? Where can I get them?
  • {187} How do I post by email or text message?

Journal Entries

  • {222} How do I post an entry to my journal?
  • {279} How do I update my Facebook or Twitter when I post to LiveJournal?
  • {226} How do I tag my entries? Where can I manage my tags?
  • {72} How do I make text bold, italic or centered? What HTML can I use in my entries and comments?
  • {354} How can I publish an entry at a particular time in the future? What is a scheduled entry?
  • {344} What is LJ-Like? How do I use it?
  • {383} What is a paid repost?
  • {6} How do I add images to my entries, comments, or profile?
  • {426} How do I set up previews for my sharings into social networks?
  • {425} What is "I like this entry" button?
  • {367} What order do my entries appear in my journal? How do I exclude entries from RSS feeds and friends pages?
  • {67} How do I add a link to another journal or web site?
  • {268} How do I embed videos, maps, and other media into my entries, comments, or profile?
  • {69} How do I add a poll to my entry? How do I vote in polls or change my vote?
  • {32} How do I add my current location, mood, and music to my entries? How do I change my mood theme?
  • {75} How do I hide part of my entry behind a link? What is an lj-cut or lj-spoiler tag?
  • {313} What is a repost button? How do I add one to an entry?
  • {340} What is LJ Give? How can I donate LJ Tokens to another user?
  • {91} How do I make an entry stay at the top of my journal? What is a sticky entry?
  • {422} What is the Related Entries feature?
  • {26} What is the "Disable Auto-Formatting" option?
  • {2} How do I edit or delete a journal entry?
  • {126} How do I delete all my journal entries without deleting my account?
  • {9} Does LiveJournal delete my old journal entries?
  • {215} How do I search my journal? How can I find a particular entry or comment?
  • {8} How do I download all of my journal entries?
  • {296} How do I print my journal entries?
  • {195} How do I import my entries from another journal or journaling site to my LiveJournal?
  • {199} Can I link my journals together? How do I update another journal without logging out?
  • {47} What is the "Memories" feature?
  • {70} What is the "Calendar/Archive" feature?
  • {402} How to make a new entry in otdam_darom community

Troubleshooting

  • {116} Why am I having problems accessing pages on LiveJournal?
  • {160} Why can't I see the most recent version of a page? Why won't my journal or friends page update?
  • {162} Why am I being logged out of LiveJournal? How can I solve this problem?
  • {342} Why my journal/community/entry does not participate in LiveJournal Ratings?
  • {324} What browsers are officially supported by LiveJournal?
  • {211} Why do I receive errors when logging into LiveJournal?
  • {115} Why don't I receive emails from LiveJournal?
  • {122} Why can't I reply to comments in email?
  • {203} Why is my IP address detected as an open proxy? Why am I marked as a source of spam?
  • {130} Why don't my images display? What is remote loading?
  • {40} Why is my journal or Friends page displaying incorrectly?
  • {189} Why do I receive an "irreparable invalid markup in entry" error?
  • {191} Why do I receive an "incorrect time value" error when I try to update?
  • {33} Why don't my journal entries show the correct date or time? Can I use 12-hour time?
  • {92} Why don't journal entries show up where they should?
  • {143} Why are there invalid characters in my profile, interests, or entries? Why do I receive a "Bad Unicode Input" or "Invalid Text Encoding" error when I try to edit them?
  • {165} Why am I getting a Post Too Large error? What is the maximum entry size?
  • {210} Why does LiveJournal display incorrectly in my browser?
  • {355} What are cookies? How do I delete LiveJournal cookies from my browser?
  • {400} What is the Error Console? How do I open the Error Console in my browser?

Userpics

  • {1} What are userpics? How do I upload them?
  • {98} What are the requirements for uploading a userpic? Why am I getting an error?
  • {46} How many userpics can I have? How do I get more?
  • {51} How do I delete a userpic? What displays in entries and comments when I delete a userpic?
  • {95} How do I use a different userpic? What are keywords?
  • {206} What are userpic comments?
  • {111} What are the content restrictions for userpics?
  • {194} Where can I find userpics? How do I give credit for a userpic?
  • {193} What happens if the maximum number of userpics for my account changes?

Comments

  • {62} What are comments? How do I enable/disable commenting?
  • {23} How do I control who can post comments in my journal?
  • {134} What is comment screening? How do I set my screening options?
  • {15} Can I edit/delete/screen/freeze a comment I posted or that was posted in my journal?
  • {20} How do I ban/unban a user from commenting in my journal?
  • {363} How does the spell checker in the new comment system work?
  • {338} What is Spam Protection? How does it work?
  • {201} How do I mark a comment as spam? What does this option do?
  • {66} What is Comment IP Logging? What does "this user is logging my IP address" mean?
  • {156} Why don't my comments show the correct time? How do I set my time zone?
  • {231} I don't have a LiveJournal account. Can I still comment?
  • {293} What are pingbacks?

Friends & Security Levels

  • {61} What are Friends? How do I manage my Friends list?
  • {24} How do I control who can read my journal entries? How do I view only journal entries with a certain security level?
  • {102} What are custom friends groups? How do I set them up?
  • {120} How do I make all my journal entries Friends-Only, Private, or Public?
  • {219} Where can I read the entries my Friends post? What is a Friends page?
  • {121} Can I ban someone from reading my public journal entries?
  • {185} What can people who Friend me see? Can I remove people from my "Friend Of" list?
  • {232} How do I let someone from another site read my Friends-Only entries?
  • {295} How do I set a nickname for a friend? What is the notes feature?

Communities

  • {77} What is a community?
  • {85} How do I find a community?
  • {101} How do I join a community and read its entries on my Friends page?
  • {179} What is "watching" a community? How do I separate them from the rest of my Friends page?
  • {200} How do I hide communities that I am a member of?
  • {82} How do I leave a community?
  • {76} How do I post an entry in a community?
  • {212} Why can't I post an entry in a community?
  • {119} How do I edit or delete an entry in a community?
  • {198} Can I cross-post an entry in multiple journals or communities?
  • {273} What are sponsored communities? How do I set one up?

Community Management

  • {78} How do I create and manage a community?
  • {225} Who owns a community?
  • {330} What is a community maintainer?
  • {332} What is a community moderator?
  • {79} What are the membership and posting settings for my community?
  • {334} How can I add or remove maintainers in my community?
  • {80} How do I add users and grant posting access to my community?
  • {84} How do I remove, ban, or unban a user from my community?
  • {372} What is a community email? How do I send an email to all community members?
  • {234} How do I make my community Members-only?
  • {209} How do I mark a community entry as spam? What does this option do?
  • {157} What are moderated communities? How do they work?
  • {93} What can I do with a community I no longer want?
  • {100} How do I give another user ownership of my community?
  • {221} What can I do if a community owner has abandoned their community? What if there is spam in a community I read?
  • {309} How will other users find my community? What can I do to make my community easy to find?

ScrapBook

  • {246} How do I upload images to Scrapbook?
  • {416} Where are my video albums? How do I upload videos to my entries?
  • {252} How do I manage my Scrapbook images?
  • {418} How much storage space is available for me? Which files can I upload?
  • {255} How do I control who can see my Scrapbook pictures?
  • {254} How do I post pictures from my Scrapbook to my journal?
  • {398} Why can’t I upload an image to Scrapbook?
  • {257} What are albums? How do I create and manage my albums?

Journal Customization

  • {7} How do I customize the look of my journal or community?
  • {171} What can I easily customize? Which options are supported by each public layout?
  • {214} How do I add a background image?
  • {282} How do I change the font type or color used for my entire journal?
  • {188} How do I add a counter and track visitors to my journal?
  • {316} What is a custom userhead? How do I get a custom userhead?
  • {404} How can I buy a premium theme for my journal? What is the Themes shop?
  • {175} How do I change the appearance of my comment pages or other users' comment pages?
  • {213} How do I add external content/free text/"widgets" to my journal?
  • {169} What is a Link List? How do I add one to my journal?
  • {145} Why can't I use certain styles or customization options?
  • {14} Why can't I use HTML embedding tags, JavaScript, or Flash on LiveJournal?
  • {264} What is the navigation strip? How do I modify its settings?

Advanced Journal Customization

  • {248} What are the common advanced customizations?
  • {64} How do I create a custom mood theme?
  • {192} How do I add background music to my journal?
  • {177} How do I create a custom style from scratch?
  • {176} What are the different style layer types?
  • {68} How do I embed my LiveJournal into my website?
  • {129} How do I forward my domain to my LiveJournal?
  • {172} Where can I learn more about advanced customization?

Syndication

  • {149} Where can I get RSS, Atom, or other data feeds of my journal?
  • {137} How do I watch feeds on my Friends list? What are syndicated accounts?
  • {150} Can I edit or delete a syndicated account? Who owns a syndicated account?
  • {306} How do I read my protected entries via RSS?
  • {151} Why might a syndicated account not update correctly?
  • {155} My content is being syndicated onto LiveJournal and I don't want it there. What can I do?

Client Software

  • {27} Troubleshooting for LiveJournal apps
  • {218} Can I update my LiveJournal with a client from another site?

Conflicts with Other Users

  • {105} How do I contact the Abuse Prevention Team?
  • {108} Someone is harassing me! What steps should I take?
  • {109} What should I do if I'm receiving harassing or unwanted comments?
  • {107} What kind of material is prohibited on LiveJournal?
  • {139} What can I do if someone added me to their Friends list without my permission?
  • {381} Common copyright/DMCA questions and misconceptions
  • {110} I'm being stalked or otherwise threatened on LiveJournal. What should I do?
  • {136} Someone on LiveJournal is infringing on my copyright. What should I do?
  • {196} What are my responsibilities as a maintainer of an adult-oriented community?
  • {197} What are LiveJournal's policies regarding commercial activity, spam, and other forms of promotion?
  • {166} What is LiveJournal's policy on account selling or trading?
  • {106} My account has been suspended! How can I get it back?

Working with Other Sites

  • {50} How do I control whether my journal and entries appear in search engines?
  • {325} How do I have my Twitter updates imported daily to my journal?
  • {311} How do I share my entries on Facebook, Twitter, Blogger, and other services?
  • {233} How do I use my LiveJournal account to log in to another website with OpenID?
  • {182} How do I notify Weblogs.com about updates to my journal?
  • {307} How do I use Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools with my journal?
  • {314} How do I convert my identity account into a standard LiveJournal account?
  • {73} What should I do if a LiveJournal user is using my bandwidth without my permission?

Cyrillic Services

  • {286} What are [[gmlitem:setting.cyrillicservices.label]]? How can I opt in or out of these services?
  • {322} What is LiveJournal Magazine?
  • {369} What is "Domain RF"?
  • {350} What is Promo? How can I promote my entries on LiveJournal?
  • {391} How can I promote my entries in other journals/communities?
  • {373} What is Calendar Promo?
  • {385} What is Promo in journals?
  • {424} What is Promo in comments?
  • {393} How can I add a Promo slot to my journal or community?