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NB. Our editing forms for adding items to Virtual Lancaster do not yet display as well as we'd wish in some browsers. If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer as your browser you may find it easier to switch to Chrome or current Firefox before adding content.
If that's not an option for you, you can still go ahead successfully, just please read this very brief and simple advice first.

 

Help: How to add a classified listing to the Virtual-Lancaster website

Help: How to add an event to the Virtual-Lancaster Events Calendar

Help: How to contribute a News Item or a Feature Article to the Virtual-Lancaster website 

Help: My resource already has a listing that I want to change / own 

Help: How to place an advertisement or enhance your listing on Virtual-Lancaster 

Become a Trusted User and skip the moderation process

How to make a complaint to Virtual-Lancaster

How do I report an error?

Help: The Guide to Writing for Virtual-Lancaster

Help: Submitting information anonymously to Virtual-Lancaster

Help: How to change your password. Go to 'My Account' (top right) and click the 'edit' tab. 

Help: You'd like to help? Volunteering with Virtual-Lancaster

Terms of Use of the Virtual-Lancaster Website

How VL moderates items submitted for publication

How to make a donation toward the Virtual-Lancaster website (and how it will be spent)

None of the Above? Contact Virtual-Lancaster and ask


 

 

USING INTERNET EXPLORER (IE) TO ADD CONTENT ITEMS

When you are editing your item in the field of the form titled 'Body':

  • When addling links or email addresses, please do not use the hyperlink icon above the field to hyperlink them. Clicking this icon may freeze your window. You would have to close it and start over again.  To avoid this, simply write / copy in your URLs as ordinary text. Our moderators will take care of any required hyperlinking for you.
  • When you click into the 'Body' field your cursor may become 'drag-and-drop' (cross-shaped).  If so, click a second time into the 'Body' field to change your cursor into a text cursor (I - shaped). Then you can go ahead. We apologise for the clunkiness of that field in some versions of IE.

We are working to correct these issues as soon as possible. In the meantime, we greatly appreciate your spirit of can-do.

 

 

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