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How To Do It!

Part of the fun of participating in Atheist Nexus is writing posts, blogs and comments, sharing our experiences and what we've read and seen elsewhere on the internet.  The problem comes in that not all of us know our way around the mechanics of manipulating an editing box to get a desired result, or using html tricks to format text in a certain way to get a certain look.

In this group, I hope to give some basic instruction in how to do things like embedding a link in text, inserting a picture or a video, or making other modifications to our contributions to Atheist Nexus.  I also invite others who very likely know far more about html code than I do to offer their tricks of the trade.

The point of all this is to empower anyone who is interested in doing MORE with Atheist Nexus.  I hope this helps, that's all.

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Which Browser is Best? Which Search Engine?

Started by Sentient Biped. Last reply by Sentient Biped on Friday. 8 Replies

We all have different definition of "best".  Faster / more private / more or less buggy matter to me.I mostly quit Internet Explorer because it's awkward for me.  Also I don't like that Microsoft…Continue

Tags: firefox, opera, yahoo, mercury, safari

How To - Add a "Link" to Text

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 4. 29 Replies

You see them all over - those blue letters, sometimes underlined, which allow you to reference another location on Atheist Nexus or elsewhere in internet.  It makes it a lot easier to refer to…Continue

Tags: link, URL

How To - Insert a Video

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jan 5. 16 Replies

As it turns out, inserting a video from YouTube or elsewhere isn't all that hard.  A great number of videos posted to the internet, especially from public news sources or places like YouTube will…Continue

Tags: share, YouTube, add, video

HTML in general

Started by Luara. Last reply by Luara Dec 17, 2013. 2 Replies

Does the software on A/N place restrictions on what HTML you can use?  Or can you put any HTML into the editing box, using the HTML editor? Continue

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Comment by Idaho Spud on April 8, 2014 at 5:31pm

I finally quit facebook a few days ago, but I was still curious about the question.

Comment by Patricia on April 8, 2014 at 4:41pm

When I click the like button, it registers under my likes on my page here. We can check each others likes by visiting each others home page. Fakebook has it's own separate like button which I'll have no part of. My $0.01 as far as I'm understanding it..... 

Comment by Grinning Cat on April 8, 2014 at 3:58pm

Maybe someone who's connected their Atheist Nexus account to their Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn, or Windows Live account (Settings > Connections) could tell us whether the "Like" button here has any effect there.

Comment by Loren Miller on April 8, 2014 at 3:35pm

Being that I'm not on Facebook, I have no idea as regards THEM.  I think the LIKE button on our posts, pages and other locations is local to Atheist Nexus and does NOT impact subscriptions to other media.

At least I THINK that's the case.  If someone knows otherwise, please feel free to put your $0.02 in.

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 8, 2014 at 3:30pm

Loren, I've been told that the "Like" box (with the heart) is connected to Facebook.  However, I click on "like" quite a bit on Atheist Nexus and I don't see any indication of them on my Facebook page.  What's the real skinny?

Comment by Patricia on April 3, 2014 at 6:02pm

Hope I'm helping you start with some groups so you don't have to search absolutely everything.

.....And Loren is right....got a question?, he's the go to guy!

Comment by Loren Miller on April 3, 2014 at 5:56pm

Your blog is yours, Deidre.  As for this group, I created it so that people who aren't quite computer-savvy could figure out how to do basic stuff, like links and inserting pix and video.  As always, if you have ANY questions, please ask!

Comment by Loren Miller on February 15, 2014 at 10:30am

That's why I put it here, Kent.  You are very welcome.

Comment by kent l thompson on February 15, 2014 at 10:29am

This page has answered many of my questions about how atheist nexus works........check it out. Thanks Loren.

Comment by Loren Miller on January 4, 2014 at 8:37pm

If you'd like to experiment with just what works with NING (the foundation on which A|N is built), you might want to have a look at The Sandbox.

 

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