STEP BY STEP GUIDES TO NORFOLK ONLINE NEWS

We have a new website and to help you find your way around it, here are some step-by-step guides.
Subscribing to receive the Norfolk Online Newsletter

Logging in to the Norfolk Online Newsletter

Using the Editor's Public Forum (Letter to the Editor)


Using the online Classifieds

NEED HELP SUBSCRIBING TO RECEIVE THE NORFOLK ONLINE NEWSLETTER?

If you have navigated to the Norfolk Online News homepage (www.norfolkonlinenews.com) it will look similar to the following image...


To will need to purchase a membership subscription to be able to read the newsletter. We offer a free one-month trial to new members, so follow the instructions below to start reading.
  • Move your mouse pointer to the Member's log-in link.
  • The menu appears - select Purchase your Norfolk Online News membership from the list.

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The purchase membership page will now display...


Click on the Add to Cart button

You will see a confirmation message that your membership has been added to your shopping cart


Click OK

Click on the View Cart option in the top right corner to finalise your purchase.



The Your Shopping Cart screen will display.


Here you can review your purchase prior to payment

1 Read more details about your membership
2 Enter any Discount or Gift Vouchers you may have
3 Select Membership, shipping N/A $0.00 from the drop-down list
4 Click the Check Out button

The Check Out screen displays.

Please complete this form and click Submit at the end.

Fields marked with a are Required fields.

The PayPal log-in page displays.




Please complete your transaction in the way you would usually use to make an online purchase using your PayPal account.

You will receive an email welcoming you to the Norfolk Online Newsletter subscription along with your log-in details.

Thank you for taking the time to access our Frequently Asked Questions page ... we hope you enjoy reading the Norfolk Online Newsletter.


NEED HELP LOGGING IN TO THE NORFOLK ONLINE NEWSLETTER?

If you have navigated to the Norfolk Online News homepage (www.norfolkonlinenews.com) it will look similar to the following image...


You will need to log-in to be able to read the newsletter. This requires a paid membership subscription. We offer a free one-month trial for new members, so contact us if you are interested.

  • Move your mouse pointer to the Member's log-in link.
  • The menu appears - select Norfolk Online News log-in (weekly newsletter) from the list.

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The log-in page will now display...

Enter your Username and Password in the fields provided and click the log in button

You can also have your details automatically completed for future log-ins, by selecting the Remember Me option.

One you have correctly entered your log-in details, you will be able to read the Norfolk Online Newsletter...


Thank you for taking the time to access our Frequently Asked Questions page ... we hope you continue to enjoy reading the Norfolk Online Newsletter.



NEED HELP USING THE EDITOR'S PUBLIC FORUM?

If you would like to read the Letters that people have written to the Editor, you can do so by clicking on the Editor's public forum link in the grey menu bar at the top of the page, and then selecting the topic you would like to read.

If you would like to post your own topic, or reply to an existing topic, you will need to register for the forum.

To do this, follow the instructions below:

OR for help posting a topic of your own click here.


REGISTERING TO USE THE FORUM

If you haven't already done so, please navigate to the Editor's public forum page. It will look similar to the following image.


Here you can view topics already uploaded by other registered users.

In the top right of the page, below the menu, you will see New Topic and Subscribe to Forum buttons ... enlarged for you below.


Select the Subscribe to Forum button to register to use the forum.

The Forum Registration page will display.


If you are already registered, you can use the top section to log-in at this point, or complete the form and click the Register button in the lower section to sign-up.

Once your subscription has been verified you will be able to reply to and create your own topics.

Use the New Topic or Subscribe to Forum buttons to log-in.


POSTING A TOPIC OF YOUR OWN

To post a topic on the Editor's public forum, simply click on the New Topic button in the top right of the page, below the menu.

If you have not already logged-in, you will be prompted to do so. If you have not registered to use the forum, you can complete the registration form at this point also.

Once logged in, the Letters to the editor page will display.



To create your new topic, give your topic a title in the New Topic field, and add the details of your topic in the Post area.

Once you are happy with your topic, click the Submit button below the Post area.

The Letters to the Editor forum is moderated, and your topic will be displayed in the forum as soon as it has been approved by an Administrator.

Thank you for taking the time to access our Frequently Asked Questions page ... we hope you continue to enjoy reading the Norfolk Online Newsletter.

Please 'contact us'for more information. 


NEED HELP USING THE ONLINE CLASSIFIEDS?

Norfolk Online has a Classified advertisements section, where you can view fourteen different categories of ads. Registered users can also add advertisements of their own for free.

If you would like to view the classified advertisements that people have added to the website, you can do so by clicking on the Classifieds link in the grey menu bar at the top of the page. You can also select the category you would like to view, by clicking on it from the resulting menu (as shown below).


The Classified advertisement categories are:
  • General
  • Community
  • Computer
  • Entertainment and Arts
  • Garage Sales
  • Home and Garden
  • Pets
  • Property wanted to rent or buy
  • Services
  • Travel and Transport
  • Vehicles
  • Employment wanted
  • Government Classifieds
  • Public notices

Alongside each category on the menu is the number of items listed within it, so you an quickly see if there are any listings to view.

To view the classifieds, simply scroll through the list.

If you wish to add your own classified advertisement, you will first need to log-in using your FREE registration for locals.


REGISTERING FOR THE LOCALS' AREA

If you have not registered as a local, you will find the link in the Member's Log-in menu.

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The registration form will appear, as shown...


Once you have completed the registration form, you will be able to add classifieds of your own to the website.


ADDING A CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT TO THE WEBSITE

You can add a classified by selecting the Classifieds menu, resting the mouse on the category of your choice and then clicking in the Add new option, which displays to the right.



Depending on which category you have chosen, a page similar to the following will display.



If you are already viewing classifieds within a category, you will see an ADD A NEW ITEM section. Click the Click here link to add a classified to the category you are viewing.

Your username and email address will be automatically added to the form. Complete all the required fields and then click the Submit button at the bottom.

You can add an image by clicking the Browse... button and locating a picture or illustration on your computer.

Please note:
Please ensure that you have permission to use any images that you upload; that any images are suitable to be viewed by all users and that they do not exceed 450pixels in width. Any images that do not meet these guidelines may be removed.

Thank you for taking the time to access our Frequently Asked Questions page ... we hope you continue to enjoy reading the Norfolk Online Newsletter.