Welcome to the AIS Kuwait new hire blog - Settling in at AISK! Please see below for helpful information. Please email Lissa for technical issues.

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Accept Invitation

Register for a Wordpress.com Account

Log-in for the first time

Upload a picture (Gravatar)

Adding a new question (post)

Finding already asked questions

Follow blog to stay up to date

Accept Invitation

You should have received an invitation in your email to become an author on the blog. Please click “Accept Invitation.”

Register for a Wordpress.com Account

If you do not already have a Wordpress account, you will need to create one in order to view the blog.

When registering, you should not create a blog. Please just create a username.

Enter your desired username and password. Wordpress will not accept a weak password.

Log-in for the first time

Once you have signed up and logged in, you should see this screen. Congratulations! :)

Upload a picture (Gravatar)

Click on your username in the upper right-hand corner to add your Gravatar (picture). Select Public Profile.

Click to Change your Gravatar.

Select to upload a picture (this will work from a computer or iPad).

Choose your picture and click next.

Adding a new question (post)

When you log-in to Wordpress.com you may see something like this...

Click My Blogs then Blog Admin under Settling in at AIS Kuwait.

This is your Dashboard.

Click on Posts. You will be able to see all the posts/questions on the blog. As an author, you can only edit your own posts. Click Add New to ask a new question.

Please be sure to:

1. Choose a short, descriptive title.

2. Ask your question (limit to 1 question per post).

3. Check all the relevant categories.

4. Publish your post!

Finding already asked questions

See the ‘definitions’ of categories and click to view all questions in that category.

On the LEFT sidebar:

Search blog:

View by category:

View by calendar:

On the RIGHT sidebar:

See most recent questions asked:

See most recent answers:

View archives by month:

Follow blog to stay up to date

Upper right-hand corner:

Left sidebar -

Subscribe to RSS (for advanced users):

Right sidebar: