Website "An Artist". Free art portal, portals handicraft products. For Handicraft makers, artists of different fields, for people who love art... for those seeking services in art.

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Registration

What for? To fully enjoy all the features, including: publishing deals, create gallery, publish information about cultural events, comment on profiles, etc.
Where? Here.
Who? Unregistered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • enter your login - any given (but unique within the portal) identifier; mandatory field
  • enter password - twice entering password secures access to your profile, the more complicated the password is, the safer is your profile and it is highly recommended not to use glossary; the best is a combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation marks (for this purpose you can use generator ) mandatory field
  • enter email - use your e-mail address, that allows other users to get in touch with you, also used for recovery of forgotten passwords, mandatory field
  • enter your phone number - adding your phone number, allows other users to contact you, an optional field
  • enter your region - adding the region where you live gives to other users an information about the origin of your offer; mandatory field
  • choosing the profile type - specification, which function of the portal you would like to use; aesthete’s profile - extended profile for those providing artistic services, giving greater opportunities to present art work and artist with additional information; allows to publish offers & orders, to create your own galleries and present works, as well as to publish information about events; mandatory field organizator's profile - for people and institutions connected with the promotion and organization of the artistic events; mandatory field
  • choosing level of experience - gives an information for other users about your artistic activity, whether it is your trained occupation or just a hobby, mandatory field of this type of profile
  • enter your URL - an address of your home web page, an additional business card of yours; optional field (available for artists only)
  • URL of your application on Facebook - link to the Facebook account, additional personal business card, an optional field (only for the profile of the artist)
  • administration of the site galeriasart.pl login - login galeriasart.pl the site on which your account will be complemented with your subpages on this site, an additional card of yours; optional field (only for the profile of the artist)
  • provide Allegro login - Allegro.pl login, registered on the site, giving the username of your Allegro profile allows to display links to relevant pages (about me, comments, actual listings), optional field (available for artists only)
  • description - any description of yourself and works, an optional field (available for artists only)
  • enter your location - by giving your location details (city, street, house number, apartment number) you express a wish for the portal to search out your location on the map and to display it on the sub – page of your profile, in case you location is not found only your adress details will be displayed; that’s a good way to to facilitate your potential customers contact with you; optional field (available for artists only)

Login

What for? To identify yourself and to be able to use all advanced functions.
Where? On any subsite.
Who? Registered users.
How? By using the login form (upper right), which includes:
  • login - identifier given during registration process
  • password - password set up during registration process
In case sou want your login and password to be automatically filled up In the form, tick the "remember" bookmark;.

Logout

What for? To become again an anonymous user (after using the advanced functions).
Where? On any subsite.
Who? Registered users.
How? By pressing an appriopriate buton, “exit” (upper right corner).

Password recovery

What for? To recover your forgotten or lost password.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By filling up an appriopriate form, namely:
  • Entering registration login - your unique ID chosen during registration process.
The recovered password is sent to your registration e-mail After you log in using your new password, you can make any changes.

Viewing offers / gallery / events / profiles - set your preferences

What for? To narrow and sort the list of viewed offers, galleries, events or profiles.
Where? Here (offers) / Here (gallery) / Here (events) / Here (profiles).
Who? All registered users.
How? Through the use of the form determining your preferences which includes:
  • category selection - allows to narrow the list of items to a specific category; each category displays the number of items associated with it.
  • type selection - allows to narrow the list of items to a specific type; types of offers: services or orders; types of galleries: works ( works in the form of images); types of events: competitions, performances /screenings, premieres / openings, workshops / courses or others.
  • region selection - allows to narrow the list of items to specific region/Country.
  • sort selection - allows to narrow the position attribute regarding the way the the list should be sorted.
  • method selection - allows to determine the way list to be organized.
  • Number of displayed items selection - allows you to specify the number of items displayed on a single sub-page.
Different criteria can be combined in order to get the greatest match to you needs and interests.

Searching

What for? To serach for items ( offers, galleries, events or sers) which keywords match given phrase.
Where? On any given subsite
Who? All registered users.
How? By using search engine (next to the main menu), which contains:
  • give the phrase - pattern, according to which items are to be searched
Matching patterns are: Titles and descriptions of offers, gallery names, titles and descriptions of events and descriptions of logins and users. In order to increase the precision of search engines, it is worth making a number of searches by using each different variety (singular/plural, case type, etc.) of the same word.

Adding offers

What for? To post a new offer of services or order.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • category selection - association of the offer to specific category, that reflects the content in a best way, mandatory field
  • title - short (couple of words) title, succinctly and correctly describing the content of the offer, mandatory field
  • description - a full description of the offer containing all required details not included in other fields of the form; mandatory field
  • type selection - specification of the offer type: services or requests; mandatory field
  • specify an expiry date - to determine the date of expiry of the offer, after which it loses its validity and are automatically deleted from the list of offers; without taking account of this field, offer is indefinite and can be removed at any time only by its author, a mandatory field.
  • choose the associated gallery - allows you associate your offer to one of your’s galleries, which works showed within are the best sample and confirmation of skills possessed by author; optional field
Anyone can post up to 10 offers maximum.

Removing offers

What for? To remove an outdated offer.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users / authors of offers.
How? Through the button "delete".

Create gallery

Why? To create a new gallery and be able to post a copyright work, as an example and confirmation of offered skills.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By filling out a form, namely:
  • select category - assigning categories to a specific category that reflects best the content; mandatory field
  • select the type - of gallery-type definition; mandatory field
  • give the title - a brief description of the gallery, which reflects its content; mandatory field
Each user can create up to 3 galleries.

Removing galleries

What for? To remove an outdated gallery.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users / gallery authors.
How? Through the button "delete". The removal of the gallery will remove all the works within.

Adding Works

What for? To publish an original work in the gallery.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users / gallery authors.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • gallery selection - assign your work to the specific, previously created gallery; mandatory field
  • description - couple of words to describe your work, an optional field
  • choice of an image file - choose the image file of your work, mandatory required field
In each gallery you can put up to 5 works.

Removing works

What for? To remove an outdated work.
Where? On the separate pages of the gallery.
Who? Registered users / gallery authors.
How? By using "delete" button. The removal of the gallery will remove all the its content as well.

Adding events information

What for? To post an information about upcoming events, an invitation to take advantage of it.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • select category - assign events to a specific category which best reflects the character of event; mandatory field.
  • to provide a name - title that succinctly and correctly describes the event; mandatory field.
  • give a description - a full description of the event containing all the required details of it; mandatory field.
  • enter the website address - further information about the event by external web pages, optional field.
  • enter region - an indication of the place( Country, region, Country) where the event takes place; mandatory field.
  • time of the event - an indication of the start and end dates of the event; if the event lasts only one day, then in both fields should be set the same date, mandatory field.
  • location - the exact location of the event (city, street, house number, apartment number etc.), which allows to indicate the place on the map displayed on the event subpage, this may make it easier for interested users to reach and benefit from the event, an optional field
  • type of event - określenie typu wydarzenia: konkurs, występ / pokaz, premiera / wernisaż, warsztaty / kurs lub inne; pole obowiązkowe
  • wybór powiązanej galerii - przypisanie do wydarzenia jednej z posiadanych galerii, mającej z nim związek; pole opcjonalne
Każdy użytkownik może opublikować maksymalnie 10 wydarzeń.

Deleting events

What for? To remove an outdated event.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users / authors of the events.
How? Through the button "delete".

Data Editing

What for? To update data entered during registration.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By editing the data in the form.

Password change

What for? To change your current access password for new one.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • provide current password - currently used password, mandatory field
  • provide new password - enter your new password twice to change it, the more complicated password the safer your account is; it is also advised not to use glossary; the best is the combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers and punctuation marks ( you can use available next to the form , generator) mandatory field
In order to maintain high level of security it is recommended to change your password periodically.

Adding items to the "watch list" and using it

What for? To have a constant and easy access to all interesting items (offers, galleries, events or user profiles) from the level of your own profile.
Where? On particular pages of offers, galleries, events or user profiles (adding to the list) / Here (view list).
Who? Registered users.
How? Through the "watch" button.

Removing items from the watchlist

What for? To remove an outdated item from your watchlist.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? Through the button "delete".

Leaving and receiving feedbacks

What for? To comment or get others opinion on cooperation with the user.
Where? On particular pages linked to the subpages of user profiles.
Who? Registered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • giving a feedback - the content of comment, mandatory field.

Recommendations

What for? To recommend or discourage other users to collaborate with a specific user.
Where? On particular pages of profiles.
Who? Registered users.
How? Through the appropriate button: "recommend" - positive opinion on cooperation or "discourage" - negative opinion;
Each user can give only one positive and negative rating to any other user.

Contact

What for? To submit a suggestion, problem, ask question or complaint to the service administrator.
Where? Here.
Who? All registered users.
How? By completing the form, namely:
  • enter email - Your e-mail address to which the reply will be sent; mandatory field.
  • enter topic - a brief subject description, mandatory field.
  • enter your message - the content of message; mandatory field.

Profile removal

What for? ATo delete your profile completely (data, offers, exhibitions, events, etc.).
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? Through the button "delete profile" along with the confirmation.

Setting change

What for? To change the profile settings.
Where? Here.
Who? Registered users.
How? By marking / unmarking form fields:
  • enabling / disabling the possibility of comment on other users profile
  • inclusion / exclusion the possiblility to recommend (positively/ negatively) the profile by other users
  • enabling / disabling the possibility of assessing the gallery by other users