How to Contribute

Contributing to ourstrathfield.com.au is easy.

You can:

  1. Comment on an article
  2. Contribute to a forum discussion
  3. Create a forum topic
  4. Create an event
  5. Create or edit a directory listing

Before you start:

To contribute to the site, you need to register as a user. Click here to Register

  • Create a user name and enter your email address
  • A password will be sent to your email address. Once you have retrieved your password via email, return to the site as directed and follow the prompts to change your password to something you can remember.
  • You are now ready to contribute to ourstrathfield.com.au
  • Once you have registered, use your username and password to login to the site whenever you would like to contribute. Login is located at the top left hand corner of the home page.

1.     Comment on an article:

  • Below each article and the following author description, on the right hand side is an orange button called Add New Comment.
  • Click on Add New Comment and write your comment in the space provided. You can select to Save or Preview your comment. If you select Preview, you will then be asked to Save once you are happy with it.
  • You can also reply to an existing comment by clicking on reply underneath the relevant comment.

2.   Contribute to a forum topic:

  • Click on FORUM in the main menu.
  • You will see a list of current forum topics to chose from – simply click on the topic you would like to contribute to
  • You will see the full topic details and any comments running down the page.
  • You can reply to one comment in particular by clicking on reply above the relevant comment.
  • To make a general comment, write your comment in the space provided below. You can select Save or Preview your comment. If you select Preview, you will then be asked to Save once you are happy with it.

3.   Create a forum topic:

  • Click on FORUM in the main menu.
  • Click on the New Topic button, above the current topic list.
  • Fill in a subject for your topic, then write a detailed description of your topic in the space provided below.
  • At the bottom of the page, select to Save or Preview your topic. If you select Preview, you will then be asked to Save once you are happy with it.

4.   Create an event:

  • Click on EVENTS in the main menu.
  • Follow the instructions at the top of the page, that is, once you have registered, click on fill in this form.
  • Create a title for your event and enter the dates for your event
  • Fill in the details of your event in the space below. Make sure you include a location and start time if required
  • You can also enter a short description for your event in the space marked Teaserbelow. This description will appear on the Events listing page.
  • At the bottom of the page, select to Save or Preview your topic. If you select Preview, you will then be asked to Save once you are happy with it.