Instructables

Instructables Techtorial

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This will show you how to use and interact with the instructables website. Instructables is a website that is filled with step by step tutorials that show you things that you can make and share with other people so they can also build or share your idea. This website can have many benefits in your community by sharing ideas that can make your house more efficient. And it can help you create things that will make public events more fun and interesting! You can also create a profile to share your ideas and give feed back on others. You do not need software or hardware to open Instructables, all you need is a computer and internet connection.
 
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Step 1:

This is probably the easiest step because by now, you are already on the website. To get to the Instructables website you must open the internet and copy the URL below. Once you have copied the URL press enter and enjoy the world of Instructables!
                                                                                   


                                                                               'http://www.instructables.com/index

Step 2: How to sign up.

Creating an account with Instructables will allow you to create your own Instructable and comment on others, and much more.
To sign up click  "sign up" in the top right corner of your screen, this will appear next to the log in button. A screen will appear giving you many different options. The options vary from a Pro Account which will cost money, to a free account that limits you from viewing eBooks, PDF Downloads, all steps viewing, private Instructables, Author intro, and there is more advertising. Click on the option you want and enter the information it asks (some information, such as the zip code, is optional). Once all your information is entered press the orange sign up button.
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Phil B2 years ago
You mentioned the Instructables community sharing ideas, etc.among themselves; but, what amazes me is disproportionate the number of people who find my published Instructables through web searches when looking for a solution to a problem in contrast to the number of the Instructales community who look at my submissions. A few people of whom I know joined Instructables because they were looking for a solution to a problem I had provided in one of my published Instructables. It is not a big deal, but it feels good when it happens.

I thought you might discuss the differences in licensing agreements. I always accept the basic arrangement that makes the Instructable available to all without much of any individual rights. Benjamin Franklin made his inventions available to the public for the benefit of humanity. I have long felt that is not a bad thing, and I could do that with anything I had that was unique. Of course, thing that came into my mind were often also discovered by others and were not anything totally unique to me.

I wish you well with your school project.
Kiteman2 years ago
Who is "Yetizap", and why did you use their "You" page in step 3 instead of your own?
wsollish (author)  Kiteman2 years ago
This is a school project on how to use a web 2.0 tool and he was my project partner. we used his you page so that we could take the picture on his computer and put them on the instructable on my computer.