h2g2 FAQs Index

On this page you can find an index of Frequently Asked Questions1 regarding h2g2. If you have any sign in problems, please email the [email protected]. If you have any questions that aren't addressed here, then please send them to us via our Feedback pages.


Registration and Moderation FAQs

  1. Why should I register an account on h2g2?

  2. How do I register with h2g2?

  3. How do I change my password?

  4. I've lost my password. How can I retrieve it?

  5. I've changed my email address. How do I change my details to reflect that?

  6. How do I delete my account?

  7. I don't want to write for h2g2, but can I still join in with Conversations?

  8. How does the moderation on h2g2 work?

  9. Can I swear on h2g2?

  10. What happens to non-English content?

  11. What if I disagree with a Moderator's judgement?

  12. What is pre-moderation?

  13. Will my nickname be moderated?

  14. What is the difference between my username and my Display name?

  15. What is h2g2's policy on privacy?

  16. Can I register with h2g2 if I am under 16?

Entry FAQs

  1. What are Entries?

  2. What are Approved Entries?

  3. How do I write, edit or delete Entries?

  4. Do I need to know HTML to create Entries?

  5. What is GuideML?

  6. Can I include images and other objects in my Entries?

  7. Can I link to other h2g2 Entries?

  8. Can I use other people's material in my Entries?

  9. How can I get my Entry Approved?

  10. What's the copyright situation with the content I write on h2g2?

  11. What's the copyright situation on Entries that are written by more than one person?

  12. What can I do if I spot an error in an Approved Entry?

  13. What do the 'Share' buttons on Approved Entries do?

  14. What does the 'Bookmark on your Personal Space' link do?

  15. What do the 'Subscribe' and 'Unsubscribe' links on Entries and Approved Entries do?

Forum FAQs

  1. What are Forums on h2g2?

  2. What are the Review Forums and why would I want to use them?

  3. How do I comment on Entries in a Review Forum?

  4. How do I put an Entry into a Review Forum?

  5. How do I stop people putting my Entries into Review Forums?

  6. How do I remove an Entry from a Review Forum?

  7. How do I move an Entry from one Review Forum to another?

Peer Review FAQs

  1. What is Peer Review?

  2. How do I submit an Entry to Peer Review?

  3. How do I comment on Entries in Peer Review?

  4. What happens after my Entry has been Picked by a Scout?

Personal Space FAQs

  1. What is my Personal Space?

  2. What is 'About Me'?

  3. What are 'Latest Messages'?

  4. What are 'Conversations'?

  5. What are 'Subscriptions'?

  6. What are 'Entries'?

  7. What are 'Friends' and 'Followers'?

  8. What is my 'Journal'?

  9. What are 'Bookmarks'?

  10. What are 'Preferences'?

  11. How do I upload a Profile Picture?

1These replace the older h2g2 FAQ pages found in this category. Our heartfelt thanks go to all the previous Editors and Researchers who contributed to those pages over the years.

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