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Frequently Asked Question #104. How do I create an account? How do I get started?

You can create an account at the Create New Journal page. While creating an account, you will need to choose a secure password and a valid username. After you create your account, validate your email address.

Where is my new LiveJournal?

  • URL: Your journal is available at the following link (by replacing exampleusername with your username if necessary):

  • Underscores in the Middle: If you have underscores in your username (for example, user_example), LiveJournal will automatically replace the underscores with hyphens in your journal's URL:
    • http://user-example.livejournal.com/

  • Underscores at the Beginning and End: It is not possible to choose a username with an underscore located at the beginning or end. If you created an older journal with an underscore in either place, your journal is located at:

What can I do with my new LiveJournal?

Last Updated: September 10th, 2010

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