Update: How to create a community post

Our pencil icon is gone. Here's a quick guide to what's replaced it.

Go to the profile of Ruth Milne
Nov 04, 2019
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Updated instructions on creating a community post.

When logged into the community (you can do that here) you'll no longer see a pencil icon next to your profile. We've now replaced this with a drop-down menu called 'Contribute':

Goodbye pencil. Hello contribute

Clicking on 'Contribute' displays a list of content options:   

Content options

Select 'Create a post' followed by 'New post' to begin creating a new blog, such as a Behind the Paper post. 

That's it. Everything else remains the same. And remember, you can always preview a draft of your post before hitting publish.   

Let us know if you have any questions! 

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Ruth Milne

Community Manager, Springer Nature

2 Comments

Go to the profile of Alireza Salehi-Nejad

I cannot see that button.

Go to the profile of Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson 3 days ago

Hi Alireza, 
Your profile required an update.  You should now be able to see the option to 'Contribute', when you log in.