How do I register?
There are several ways you can register with LawStore social. You can register with the following social media platforms; Google, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Github, Instagram, Windows Live and WordPress. If you do not have a social media account you can simply login via your email address and your chosen password.
Do I need a social media account to register?
No. If you do not have social media account simply use your email address and chosen password to login.
How do I start a discussion?
To start a discussion visit our discussion forum
page and click on your chosen area of law you wish to discuss. Simply click on ‘add new discussion’ and start typing. Once you have selected a subject and written your message click ‘submit’ so that is made public and readable on the forum area you selected. You can also preview your post before you make it live to ensure that you are happy with it. The option to cancel you post is also available.
Do I need to be registered to join discussions?
Yes. In order to start a discussion and to join in with the debates you must be a registered user.
Can I upload images?
Yes. Once you have created a new discussion, you have the ability to upload images via ‘attachments’. Images can be uploaded via a file already saved on your pc or from already uploaded and saved images on the LawStore social site.
What are polls?
Polls give you the option of asking the public or existing members their opinion or answers on a specific question. By clicking on the ‘poll type’ you can allow others to select either one or multiple answers.
Can I receive notifications?
Yes. Once you have created your new discussion, select ‘additional options’ below and tick the ‘subscribe’ box. This allows you to receive email notifications for this discussion.
What is the ‘announcement’ section?
This section in the ‘additional options’ tab allows you to choose the start and end date to which you would wish to receive your email notifications for your chosen area of discussion.
Can I delete a post once it has been submitted?
Yes. If you have written and submitted a post you can delete it whenever you like. Simply click on 'delete' which appears to the right of your post.
Can I edit my post once it has been submitted?
Yes. If you have made an error or wish to change your post you can edit it whenever you like. Simply click 'edit' which appears to the right of your post.
What do I do if I put the post under the wrong forum?
If you have placed your post under the incorrect forum, simply delete your post and return to the 'discussion forum' page. Click on the correct area of law you wish to discuss and submit your post as before.
How do I report a post or a member?
If you wish to report a post or member simply click on 'alert' which appears to the right of each post. Once you have clicked on alert you will be able to choose the category which relates to your reason for alerting us of this post or member. The text box provided will allow you to give more details of your report. Once you have submitted this alert, our lawstore social team will be notified. Our team will then resolve this issue as soon as possible.
Are my posts public?
Yes. Everything you post on the discussion forum will be visible to all members.
Can I do private messages?
Yes. You can privately message your friends. These messages will only be visible between the two people who are in correspondence.
Is my status public or private?
Either. Once you have written your status simply click on the 'eye' icon to select whether you wish your status to be seen by everyone, community members, friends or private.
How do you upload images or files?
On your account page you can upload both images and documents. To upload a photo simply click on the 'photo' icon and select a photo from your computer or an existing image already uploaded to the site. To upload a file simply click on the 'attach file' icon and select a document from your computer or an existing file already uploaded to the site.