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Guide: Creating an account
While any user with Internet access can read publicly available H2O content, an account is required to create and contribute materials to H2O.
Tip: While H2O allows anonymous access to public material, there is only limited functionality available when not signed in and H2O deletes any content created once your session ends.
To start creating an account, go to the Register window in one of the following ways:
1. "Sign In" at the top of screen
2. "Get Started" button on the home screen
The H2O home screen contains a Get Started button that appears below the "Welcome to H2O" message. Click the Get Started button to display the Register window.
Complete your registration in the Register window:
1. Fill in all the relevant fields and click Register. H2O displays the message: Account Registered! Please verify your account by clicking the link provided in the verification email.
2. Open the email message from H2O and click the link. H2O displays the message: Thank you. Your account has been verified. You may now contribute to H2O.
This is the old version of the H2O platform and is now read-only. This means you can view content but cannot create content. If you would like access to the new version of the H2O platform and have not already been contacted by a member of our team, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.