Here are some common questions and answers from BellaOnline hosts.
Article as Reference for Student / Researcher
As you build up your reputation with BellaOnline, you may start to have students, researchers, and other writers ask you to be able to reference your article in their work. That's a wonderful achievement, to be seen as a trusted source!
FAQ - Can an Editor Enter a Sweepstakes?
A frequently asked question at BellaOnline is whether an editor can enter our sweepstakes. The answer is yes, if he/she meets the legal requirements.
FAQ - Deleting Articles and Subjects
Sometimes new editors ask if they can simply delete the actual database entries for articles and subjects. Here is why deleting articles would cause enormous harm for the site and for the editor's reputation.
FAQ - How a Server Move Works
BellaOnline occasionally has to change servers as we outgrow the previous ones. Here is how a server move works, and what is involved.
FAQ - How to Request a Sabbatical
As much as editors intend to keep their site fresh and active, sometimes life interferes. Here is how to handle that situation.
FAQ - I Need Writing Help
BellaOnline provides many resources for editors who need help improving their writing skills! Read below for places to turn for assistance. We are here to help you reach your goals!
FAQ - Images on the Web
Many editors want to be able to add images to their articles. Here is an explanation of how HTML actually works, and why you cannot just "paste" the images into your article content.
FAQ - Lost Your Password
If you have lost your password to the BellaOnline system, here is how to get it again.
FAQ - My Content on Another Site
Sometimes people write us and ask us to let them copy our entire article to their own website. Here are the good and bad points to doing this.
FAQ - Personal Crafts in your BellaOnline Shop
Many of us BellaOnline hosts also create crafts and products that we sell in addition to our writing. How do these sales mesh with the BellaOnline shop area?
FAQ - Posting Partial Articles
Editors are sometimes curious about the ability to load partial articles into the system, to work on and put live later. For many reasons, all articles loaded into the BellaOnline system (and really any online system) should be final, complete content.
FAQ - Previewing Articles
If you're working on an article, you should always check to make sure it looks right to your visitors. Here is how you preview your work.
FAQ - Trouble Logging in FAQs
Are you having a challenge logging in to your admin area? Here are a list of things to check out, to help you get un-stuck!
FAQ - Using a Short URL
BellaOnline has short URL options for every site in the network. So for example if you run the Low Carb site, you can get to your main page with the shortcut http://lowcarb.bellaonline.com.
FAQ - Who Owns my Content?
A commonly asked question from new editors is just who owns your content? While most content sites take control of everything you write, we leave it all in your hands.
FAQ - Why Unique Content is Necessary
Please never run press releases or copy content from other websites - even with permission. Here is why.
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