F.A.Q.


Where can I report a problem?

If your having issues or have found a bug, send a detailed e-mail to mods@infowars.com   In order to address and fix some problems as quickly as possible, please include browser type, screenshots and any other information that may be helpful in resolving the problem.

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How do I make a screenshot?

Here are links on how to make a screenshot:Mac and Windows, Linux, Mac, and Windows

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How do I stop or edit e-mail notifications in PlanetInfoWars?

If you are receiving email notifications for actions you would like to ignore, you can edit your email notifications , just mouse over the ‘my account’ drop down link (located in the upper left corner of the home page) then going down to ‘settings’ and over to ‘notifications’ You will then be taken to the ‘email notifications’ ‘settings’ page, from here you can select what you receive an email notification for by clicking the ‘yes’ or ‘no’ check box next to each action. Once you have finished, remember to save your settings by clicking ‘save changes’ located on the bottom of the page.

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How do I create an account on PlanetInfoWars.com?

Once at Planet-InfoWars home screen you can create an account by clicking “sign up” in the top left corner or by clicking “log in” on the top left corner of the screen, then clicking on “register” located below the user-login box

Fill out required information (name and user name must be less than 30 characters long, the username does not allow spaces)

then click “complete sign up” located on the lower right

Verify account by checking your email for a conformation link

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How do I setup a group in PlanetInfoWars?

Once logged in, click the “start groups” button on the upper right side of the home screen. Fill out group name and description, then click the create group and continue by clicking the button on the lower left. Select your group settings then click “next step” on the lower part of the screen.  Next, choose an avatar/image to upload by clicking “browse” and selecting an image on your computer then click “open” then click “upload image”

Now you can set/crop your image boundaries by dragging the 8 squares on the edge of the crop zone and/or by dragging crop zone from its center. Once satisfied click the “crop image” button located to the right of your avatar/image. Page will change, then click “next step” on the lower part of the screen. Now enter zip code and/or location associated with your new group, this will help others find and join the group(s) in there area, next click “next step” on the lower left .Then click “finish” on the lower left to complete your groups setup.

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How do I create ‘missions’ and ‘events’ in PlanetInfoWars?

Find your group you would like to create a mission or event in. Click on the group . You will see links under the groups description named ’Home, Admin, Location, Events, Missions, Members and Send Invites’.  click on either ’events’ or ’missions’ you will be taken to that actions webpage where you can input details on the mission or event. When complete, click the ‘create event’ or ‘create mission’ button located on the bottom left corner.


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How do I search for groups to join?

Groups are searchable by name and by zip code.  You can find the search boxes below the groups section on the homepage. The box on the lower left is for searching for groups by name or description, and the search box on the lower right of the groups section is for searching groups by zip code. You can also search for groups to join by clicking the ‘find groups’ button on the upper right side of the homepage, which will bring you to the groups directory page where you will find both search boxes above the groups list. These search functions will prove to be a valuable tool in building local groups and networks at PlanetInfoWars.

You can also search for specific groups by using the search box on the top right of the home page.  Use the drop down menu located to the right of the search box to specify your search by choosing   ‘Groups’   ‘Posts’  or  ‘Members’.   For groups, select  ‘Groups’ and type in your search terms in the box to the left of the drop down menu.

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How do I post articles?

Once logged in, click the ‘write articles’ button on the upper right side of the home screen. Enter your article/story title in the first rectangular box, then post/write article in the large box below the title. When finished writing your article/story, select what category the article will be visible in by checking the corresponding boxes in the publish options on the right side of the page. To publish your finished article/story, click the blue ‘publish’ button on the right side of the screen.

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Can I save an article for later completion without posting it?

You can save an article as a draft for later editing or updating within PlanetInfoWars  just click ‘save draft’ located on the upper right side of the screen in the publish options.  Drafts are viewable on the right side of the screen under the recent drafts box, just click the title to open your post in the post editor. To publish a complete article click the publish button on the right side of the screen.

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How do I search for specific articles?

You can search for articles on PlanetInfoWars by locating the section titled ‘Popular Stories by Our Community’ it will be located under the groups section of the home page, and by clicking on a category, you will bring up articles posted under that specific division within the blue articles section box. View articles by different aspects that include.  Last 5 days, Last 30 Days, and All Time.  Click on a desired aspect, located on the upper right of the ‘Popular Stories by Our Community’ section and the articles will be viewable according to your selection.

You can also search for specific articles by using the search box on the top right of the home page.  Just use the drop down menu located to the right of the search box to specify your search by choosing  ‘Posts’   ‘Groups’  or  ‘Members’.   For  articles select  ‘Posts’ and type in your search terms in the box to the left of the drop down menu.

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How should I handle copyrighted and un-copyrighted material?

If you are posting from a copyrighted source on the internet, only use the first three paragraphs from the article and link to the original source for the rest of the article. For un-copyrighted material, you may post in full but it is important to link back to the original source. Make sure you include the name of the author and the name of the original source, which must be hyper-linked.

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How do I change my password?

To change your password, mouse over the  ‘My Account’ drop down menu  located on the upper left of the home screen,  then going down to ‘settings’  and over to ‘general’    input your new password,  and click ‘save’ to complete the process.

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How do I log out of PlanetInfoWars?

To log out of your account profile, locate the ‘my account’ drop down menu located on the top left of the homescreen. Once you mouse over ‘my account’ the drop down menu will then expand.  ‘Log out’  is located on the bottom of that menu.

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How do I delete my account/profile?

To delete your PlanetInfoWars account, locate the ‘my account’ drop down menu located on the top left of the homescreen. Once you mouse over ‘my account’ the drop down menu will then expand. Go down to ‘settings’ then select ‘delete account’ from the menu. Then you will be taken to a screen where you will need to check the box that says “I understand the consequences of deleting my account” Once checked you can then click the ‘delete account’ button located underneath the checked box.

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How do I edit my friends list?

To delete friends from your account locate the ‘my account’ drop down menu located on the top left of the homescreen. Once you mouse over ‘my account’ the drop down menu will then expand. Go down and select the ‘friends’ link.. you will then be taken to your friends list. From here you will notice that each friend has a ‘cancel friendship’ button located to the right of the users profile pic. Simply locate the friend(s) you wish to remove from your friends list and click the ‘cancel friendship’ button located next to the user you wish to delete.

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How do I search for friends to add?

You can find friends to add by browsing ‘groups’ and ‘articles’ or you can search for friends by ‘zip code’ or ‘user name’ using the search box on the top right of the homescreen, and selecting ‘members’ you can then input a ‘zip code’ or ‘username’ and click the search button located to the right on the search box.

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How do I post an image in PlanetInfoWars?

To post an image in an update or comment section on PlanetInfoWars use the html code <img src=” copy&past.image.url.here ”/>  copy and past the image source url in-between the quotation marks <img src=” ”/>   If you post the image url only the link to the image will appear.