Quick Start Guide - Take a Tour of the WBC site

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Welcome to our website! This website is a dynamic and interactive way to participate in the life of Welton Baptist Church  on-line. Whilst there is plenty of information for visitors to find out about us, this website is primarily for you - and there's a whole variety of different ways you can participate and make the most of the facilities available.

This Quick Start Guide provides a brief introduction to some of the main features.

Login

Some of the information on this website is private. This means a visitor to the website may access some information (such as where and when the church meets) but will not be able to access secure areas such as the address book. If you are a church member or regularly attend WBC you are able to login to see extra features and information.  To login click the 'login' link at the top of the screen. A window will appear where you can enter a login name and password; enter the details as supplied, taking care to use capital letters where appropriate (if you've forgotten your username and password you can click on the 'forgotten my password' link).

Once the login process is complete you will know you are logged when your name appears in a welcome message at the top left of the screen.

The Home Page

The front page of the website provides a brief introduction to everything going on in the church community now.

Exploring this site

 

 

The menu bar at the top of the screen allows you to access the rest of the church website. Alternatively you can use the site search to look for a specific piece of information.  

Menu Bar Navigation

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This horizontal menu bar at the top of the screen allows you to navigate to different areas of the site. 

Home

Select the home option at any stage to return to the front page on your site. Hover over the home option to access the following areas of your web site: 
-Forums
A complete list of discussion forums; those forums with new messages will be highlighted.
-Audio/Video
Listen and watch the latest recordings published on your site.
-Address Book
A directory of contact information for logged in site members only.
-Calendar
Click on this option to see the calendar for the current month.

My Area

This section allows you if you are logged-in, to access information and features unique to you. For example you can update your contact details, see when you are next scheduled to contribute to a rota duty and lots of other stuff! 

Site Search and Status bar

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To find specific information on your site simply type one or more search terms (the words that best describe the information you want to find) into the search box and hit Enter on your keyboard (or click the Go button next to the search control). The search control, where these keywords can be entered, is usually included within the status bar 

Logging in

Logging into your web site will give you access to additional information and features. 

To login to the web site you'll need to click on the login link, normally located on the status bar (see below). A login box will then be displayed in the centre of the screen.

Next enter the username and password you were supplied with into the relevant boxes and click the OK button to login to your web site.