How do I turn a personal account into a community?

If you're creating a community, we recommend that you do so directly from the Create New Community page.

However, if you've already created a personal account with the name you want for your community, it is possible to change it to a community.

To do this, you will need a separate personal account, under a different username, that will be the administrator for the community. If you don't already have one, you can create one.

You will also need to make sure that the journal you want to turn into a community is empty. If there are any entries in the account, you will need to delete them before you can convert it to a community, and then log back out of that account.

Lastly, make sure you are logged into the account that will be the administrator, and visit the Convert New Community page and follow the instructions there.

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January 8th, 2017 (kaberett)

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