How do I ...

Create an account? More

Manage my account's settings?

Validate my email address?
Request a validation email, then click on the link in the email. More

Post an entry to my journal or post to a community?
Go to the Post an Entry page; change the journal in the post to menu if posting to a community. More (communities)

Purchase an account with Professional package of service? More

Read my journal or my friend's journal?
Go to https://exampleusername.livejournal.com. (If necessary by replacing exampleusername or your username with your friend's username.)

Add someone to my Friends list?
Follow the instructions on the Edit Friends page.

Add someone to my Subscriptions?
Follow the instructions on the Edit Subscriptions page.

Read my Friends page?
Go to https://exampleusername.livejournal.com/friends/. (If necessary by replacing exampleusername with your username.)

Comment on someone else's journal entry?
Click on the "post comment" link for that particular entry. (Note: Some users may have changed their comment link text.)

Delete a comment that I left, or that someone else left on my journal?
Click the button with the red "X" in it on the top of the comment you want to delete. More

Edit or delete a journal entry?
View the entry and click the blue pencil icon in the toolbar at the top of the page. More

Use a <lj-cut> tag in my entries?
<lj-cut>, or <lj-cut text="Optional text here">

Link to another LiveJournal user?
<lj user="exampleusername"> will create a link to exampleusername's journal.

Learn about journal entry security levels?

Upload a userpic?

Customize the look of my journal or community?

Create a new community?

Delete my account?

Need more information on any of these options, or on something that isn't listed here?
Read the rest of the LiveJournal FAQ.

Last Updated: April 1st, 2022

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