Can anyone post on the PlanetHop! Blog?
You have to be at least 13 years old and a registered user on PlanetHop!. If you have not registered yet, please register here. If we determine that you are under the age of 13, we will delete your account and any posts and information associated with that account.
What can be posted in the PlanetHop Blog?
Postings on the PlanetHop! blog should be limited to travel-related topics and fall under the categories that have been defined. We reserve the right to not publish or delete any posts that fall outside of these bounds.
What cannot be posted or engaged on the PlanetHop Blog?
- Non-travel related blog posts.
- False impersonations
- Foul language
- Racial and ethnic slurs
- Risqué pictures or pornography or graphic or violent pictures
- SPAM or Advertisements of any kind
- You cannot sell, exchange or post goods and services.
- You shall not upload malicious code or viruses.
- You shall not engage in denial-of-service attacks against PlanetHop!
- You shall not engage in pyramid schemes or multi-level marketing efforts.
- You shall not harvest or collect any information about users, including email addresses without their express consent.
- You cannot post any contests, sweepstakes, lotteries or giveaways or any type of promotions.
- You cannot engage in any kind of illegal activity whatsoever.
- Your are prohibited from anything else that the PlanetHop! Blog Team deems inappropriate.
What is the Dashboard?
The dashboard is a Control Panel for your blogs, where you can:
1. Post New bogs
2. Manage Blog Posts
3. Manage Tags
4. Manage Subscriptions
Team Blogs are...
How do I Post on the blog?
Refer to the Blog Posting Guide for details.
If you click on the word "Dashboard", you will be taken to a Quick form to post a Blog. This will you to submit a post quickly; however, note that using this form you will not be able to include images or embedded videos. To have those options, use the Post a Blog link
How long can a blog post be?
Typically a blog post should be a few paragraphs. Remember, a blog is not an article. We encourage you to enter many posts; but keep them at a reasonable length, concise and interesting.
Can I add HTML tags or URLs to my blog post?
HTML tags are not allowed. However URLs can be inserted as long as they adhere to our posting rules. We may not publish or remove posts without notice if these rules are not followed.
How many images can I post?
You can submit upto 12 images with your post. However, we reserve the right to post only selected images.
How do I post Images?
Use the features under Faster Insert. Image sizes should be limited to under 12 mb and should be in only .jpg, .png or .bmp format only.
Can I post Video?
You cannot upload vidoes; but you can link to/embed videos which will be inserted in your post.
Will PlanetHop! make any changes to blog posts?
Blog posts will be reviewed before they are published. They will be reviewed for content, clarity, length, as well as any inappropriate links or language.
We reserve the right to make any changes to posts. Typically, our goal will be not to "edit" your post. However, we will run a spell check for spelling mistakes, and tweak the title or contents and modify/add Categories and Tags if necessary. We may also reformat/re-size the images in the blog post and/or add a map for best presentation.
Can I Update a blog post?
Not on your own. That is why we encourage you to carefully review all your posts before you submit them. If you have to update a blog post for some valid reason, please Contact the PlanetHop! Blog Team and state the reason why. We will evaluate your request carefully.
Can I Delete a blog post?
If you wish to delete a blog post, please Contact the PlanetHop! Blog Team and state the reason why. We will evaluate your request carefully.
How can my post be featured?
Submit a captivating post with great pictures, and you have a good chance of having your post featured at the top of the Blog page.
Are blog posts eventually deleted?
We have not defined any set period for post deletion. However, we reserve the right to delete posts at any time for any reason.
How long are blog posts kept?
Our goal is at least 12 months. However, the length may be indefinite.
Do blog posts show up in the PlanetHop! Social network?
Yes. Blog postings will normally show up in the main stream of the Socialize feature to registered users. Clicking on title of the blog in the Social feature will link back to the blog posting.
How do I delete my user account from PlanetHop!?
Please use the PlanetHop! Contact Form.
Please click on the link below if you have any other questions for the PlanetHop! Blog Team.
This FAQ is subject to change without notice at any time.
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