How do I add a diary to Gwulo.com ?

Submitted by Admin on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 14:57

(If you'd like to see an example of a finished diary on Gwulo.com, please visit Barbara Anslow's diary.)

To add another diary, first you'll need to create a new Book / Document, then you'll add Pages to it.

Here's how:

1. Log in.

If you're already logged in, skip ahead to step 2. Otherwise please create an account if you're new to Gwulo.com, or log in if you already have a username and password here.

2. Create the new Book / Document

2.1 Click here to open the 'Create Book / Document' window. Then fill in the following fields...

2.2 Title: - type in the name of the diary.

2.2 Book type: - tick 'Diary'.

2.3 Description: - type in a description of / introduction to the diary.

2.4 Scroll down and click the 'Save' button.

3. Add pages

3.1 Click here to open the 'Create Page(s) from Book / Document' window. Then fill in the following fields...

3.2 Book / Document: - type in the first few letters of the name you gave this book in step 2.2 and wait a moment. You should see the full name of the book appear. Click on the name, and it is automatically copied into Book / Document: for you.

3.3 From date: & To date: - follow the instructions on the screen to fill in the date(s) for this page from the diary.

3.4 Text: - type in the text for this page of the diary.

3.5. Scroll down and click the 'Save' button.

4. Add more pages

Repeat steps 3.1 - 3.5 for each day from the diary.

5. Any problems?

Please leave a comment below if you ran into any problems.