Help:Logging in

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It is not necessary to log in to WikiIslam before viewing or editing pages. It does provide additional features, and is generally recommended. If you do not wish to have your IP address known then you should log in. It is quick and simple to create a personal user account.

Logging in

Creating a user account means that you supply a username (your real name or a nickname) and a password. The system will reject a username that is already in use. A user account is created only once. You are then "logged in". The next time you log in, you supply your username again and demonstrate with the password that you are the same person. (Do not share your password with other people; this can allow them to misuse your account, which could lead to it being blocked.)

Edits you make are recorded under your username. If you are not logged in your edits are labelled in page history with your IP address.

Creating an account

To create an account, click on the Create account link at the top right of the page. You will need to provide a username and password, as well as answer a visual "anti-spam" test.

You may be unable to create an account if it contains certain symbols (particularly the '@' symbol, as well as certain non-Latin characters) or words, or if it is too similar to that of an existing user.

How to log in

First, make sure that your browser accepts cookies. Some browsers can accept or reject cookies from individual sites; users of these should configure the browser to accept cookies from each wiki you plan to edit, such as wikiislam.net.

Click on the Log in link at the top right of the page. You will then be prompted to enter your username and password. If you have not logged in before, you will need to use the link provided to create an account.

You may give your email address if you like. Other users will be able to send email to the address, but they will not be able to find out what the address is.

If you click the box Remember me, you will not have to give your password again when you access WikiIslam from the same computer. The cookies containing username and password automatically expire 30 days after login (unless you log out manually).