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    Website User Instructions

    The following provides details of how to use the various facilities on the site.

    If you have any questions or suggestions please send me an email at


    To use the Amnplify website features you will need to be logged in as a member.

    When you Sign Up make sure you fill in all relevant information as this will allow you to have the maximum access to the areas applicable to your membership type.

    There are 4 types of membership and each have a different level of access.

    1. Fans
    2. Artists
    3. Industry
    4. AMN Team

    Fans are able to write comments in each of the following areas:-

    • Reviews and Interviews
    • What’s On.


    Artists and Industry are able to do the same as Fans but they can also put up a profile which allows you to put up your profile in the Profile area and promote yourself.


    AMN Team get to do all of the above plus put up Reviews, Interviews, Videos, Audio and Photos.


    For existing AMN members:-

    • Go to Login and type in your username.
    • Then select Lost Password and type in either your username again or the email address attached to your old AMN account.
    • An email with a new password will be sent to the email address linked to your AMN account.
    • Now login to the new site using your username and the new password.


    When you log in you will see a message at the top of the screen informing you to complete your details. MAKE SURE YOU COMPLETE ALL MANDATORY FIELDS


    After you have logged in you will see your name and avatar in the top right hand corner of the screen. Run your mouse over this and you will see a list of items for your account that you can access.


    Tasks You Need to Complete

    • Firstly we need you to fill in your profile. This will allow us to promote you at different times. Whether you’re a photographer or writer there will opportunities to promote.
    • Loading Reviews, Interviews, Photos, Videos and Music is easy.
    • When logged in, go to any page other than the Home page and toward the top right hand corner, choose from the list of Add Items. Photos, Videos, Music, Interviews and Reviews
    • When in the Review editor make sure when putting up reviews that you choose the appropriate Category
    • Make sure you tag your items. Tags are separated by a comma. TAGS ARE VERY IMPORTANT as they help people search for your posts
      • e.g Chris Tierney, Rolling Stones, Adelaide
    • The Feature image will be displayed in the summary box on the Reviews category page. Size approx. 285w x 180h
    • After you save your item, it will be published by the Admin Manager asap.



    For best results,

    • when loading your albums, choose a landscape image to be the Featured Image.
    • where possible also edit one of your images (crop) so that it is in the proportion of 170w x 190h. This will allow us to feature your album on the Home page without it getting distorted.



    What’s On

    This is a bit of a mixture.

    There are 3 areas that are fixed.

    1. Music News
    2. Events
    3. AMN Latest News


    To add new items in any of these areas, go into each page under What’s On and at the bottom you can create a new topic.

    Then there is another area, the Amnplify Forum (currently named Australian Musician Forum).   This allows people to publish topics that they want people to comment on. To start a new topic in the Forum, click on the What’s On page and go to the bottom of the page, fill out your topic and submit.


    Your Blog

    Guest bloggers will participate in the 4 categories,

    1. AMN Team,
    2. Artist,
    3. Fan and
    4. Industry

    Separate instructions will be provided for guest bloggers


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