Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions particularly made by existing and potential contributors. However, if after going through this page you still have unanswered questions do not hesitate to contact us by using the contact form on our Contact page. You may also contact us by asking your questions in one of the relevant categories of our online Forum. Thank you!
Last FAQ Update: 27/09/2013
Q. How do I become a guest contributor?
A. You can publish articles on our site on our site by the following simple steps.
Q. Where do I login to submit my articles?
A. You should find a ‘Contributors‘ menu on the top of the homepage. Hover your mouse over it and click on ‘Login‘. Once you have logged in use ‘Add New’ to add your post and then ‘Submit for review‘.
Q. How do I add images to my articles?
A. As WordPress would not let you upload anything on our server, you will only be able attach your images by using a direct link.
Q. Do I have to use images in my articles?
Q. I was trying to add a post and every time I tried to log in, it took me to the home page and not to the normal WP screen to enter post info.
A. There should be a dark toolbar at the top of the Web page after you log in. You can submit your post by clicking on the “+ New” menu on the toolbar.
Q. How can I edit my author profile?
A. You can edit your profile by going to the profile page after login. A shortcut to the profile page can be found on the dark toolbar at the top right-hand side of the Web page.
Q. How do I add a gravatar to my profile?
A. Please follow instructions on this page.
Q. Do you accept or publish press releases?
Q. Why does the link in my author bio not point to my Website.
A. Make sure you insert your link in the following format:
Note the inclusion of “http://” before the actual Website URL. If this part is omitted, your link will not point to your site.
Q. Can I use the name of a business or product as my pen name?
A. It is against our policy for guest contributors to use names other than their real names for their registered accounts. Those in breach of this rule will be required to revert to their full names within 48 hours or face further action.
Q. How do I edit my author bio/profile?
A. Following a successful registration, you may log in to your contributor account to edit your bio at any time. However, note that you MUST still comply with our links policy before, during and after each edit.
Q. What happens after I submit my article?
A. After you submit your guest post, we will receive a notification, and our editors will review and edit the submitted post if necessary. This will be followed by converting the post to fit in with our guidelines, look and feel. Note that in some cases we may edit your article title without changing the meaning.
Q. How long will it take for my article to be published?
A. As we have over 150 active contributors on this blog, it can take up to 7 days for your article to appear on the site. However, regular contributors with 10 or more articles can expect their articles to be published within 24 to 72 hours in spite of the queue. Read more.
Q. Do you have an account termination policy?