delicious-account by AndreyEsipov

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									                     How to Set Up a Del.icio.us Account

Objective: to store bookmarks online that you can access from any computer and share
with friends, family, coworkers, and others in the del.icio.us community for purposes
such as research, collaboration, cookbook, etc. delicio.us is a social bookmarking
website.

      STEP 1: Create an Account at http://del.icio.us/

          o Click Register




      STEP 2: Enter Details

          o Type the details requested in the following text boxes:
                 username
                 full name
                 password
                 re-type password
                 letters that are visible in shaded box
          o Click Register
   STEP 3: Install Buttons

       o Click Install Buttons Now
       o Click Run
              After starting the installer, close any Internet Explorer windows.
                      Your browser will automatically open again when the
                        installation is complete
       o Follow instructions provided by del.icio.us Buttons for Internet Explorer
         Setup Wizard




   STEP 4: Using Buttons

       o Tag
                 Click Tag when you find something on a Web page you want to
                  save (e.g., recipe, article, etc.).
                       This is similar to Windows Internet Explorer’s “Add to
                          Favorites”




                 Type your own description or title in Description box
                 Type notes or comments to add to the page before saving it
                 Add Tags before saving
                       One-word descriptors
                             o Choose words that are meaningful to you
                             o Separate tags with a space
                             o Example for an article about starting a home-based
                                 business:
                                      mompreneurs home-based ideas
                       Similar to keywords but no hierarchy
                       Used to organize and remember your bookmarks
                             o Easier and more flexible than using categories for or
                                 folders to organize your bookmarks
                 Click Save
       o del.icio.us
              Click del.icio.us to see your saved pages
                      This is similar to Windows Internet Explorer’s “Favorites”




   STEP 5: Highlight Text

       o Highlight text from a Web page you want to save
       o Click Tag icon on toolbar




       o Type tags (one-word descriptors) in the Tags text box
       o Click Save
   STEP 6: Save a Page

       o Click down arrow next to del.icio.us icon
       o Click Bookmark this on del.icio.us




                                    Today’s
                                    most
                                    popular
                                    pages saved
                                    by others


                                                Most
                                                recently
                                                saved pages
                                                by others
   STEP 7: Viewing Posts on del.icio.us

       o Click del.icio.us
              You can view the list of hot items currently on del.icio.us
                      Click the link of a post that interests you
       o Click Popular or Click Recent
       o Click on a link below Tags to find a keyword that interests you
   STEP 8: Networking

       o Add Someone to Your Network Option 1
            Click Your Network
            Type the username of the person you want to add to your network
               into the text box
            Click Add




       o Add Someone to Your Network Option 2
            Click on Username of person who posted
                 Click Add [username] to your network




       o Delete Someone from Your Network
             Click the “x” to the right of the username you want to delete
                    The shading around the “x” will be a light grey until you
                      put the mouse pointer over it
             Click Yes




   STEP 9: Save a Link for Someone in Your Network

       o Click Tag




       o Click the Username of the person in your network to whom you want to
         send the link
   STEP 10: View Links Others in Your Network Saved for You

       o Click Links for You




   STEP 11: Change Settings

       o Click Settings




       o Account Settings
             Click on the account setting you want to change




       o Bookmarks
             Click Import/Upload
                   to transfer a copy of bookmarks stored in Windows Internet
                     Explorer’s “Favorites” to del.icio.us or
                   to upload bookmarks exported from del.icio.us or a
                     different service—must be in a standard bookmarks format
          Click Export/Backup
                to save a list of all your bookmarks as an HTML page to
                  import into your browser
          Click Private Saving
                to hide your individual bookmarks from other users
          Click RSS Feed License
                to determine how, if at all, you want to share your
                  bookmarks
          Click Facebook Integration
                If you have a Facebook account, you can publish
                  information about your bookmarks to your Facebook
                  profile.




o Tags
          Click Bundle Tags
                to arrange some of the tags you’ve created into groups




o People
          Click Network Privacy
                By default, your network is visible to other users
                     o Uncheck the box if you want to keep your network
                         private
          Click Subscriptions
                to keep track of new bookmarks saved with tags
                  (keywords) that interest you
o Blogging
      Click Network Badges
            Copy and paste the code provided at the bottom of the page
              to your hypertext to display details about your del.icio.us
              network on your website
      Click Link Rolls
            Copy and paste the code provided into to display your latest
              del.icio.us bookmarks on your website
      Click Tag Rolls
            Copy and paste the code provided at the bottom of the page
              to display your del.icio.us tags on your website
      Click Daily Blog Posting
            to post entries to your blog every day of your latest
              del.icio.us links

								
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