LocoStop Help & FAQs

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The Main Menu

From left to right, the menu options are

  • Home – Always takes you to the activity stream that you see whenever you load the LocoStop homepage, either from the RailAdvent menu or via www.locostop.co.uk
  • Members – View the Members List page, which is currently hidden.
  • Groups – This takes you to the groups page, we have currently setup a few test groups for you to join and post into. We will be expanding this list based on your suggestions.
  • Your Name – This lets you view your own profile, where you can change your profile image, cover image, see all the pictures you have uploaded etc.
  • Menu Arrow – Here you have a list of shortcuts to groups, photos etc. This is also where your user preferences are editable.
  • Friends – view any new friend requests, and your current friends list.
  • Messages – View any user to user messages you have sent or received.
  • Notifications – See notifications about liked posts, friend requests etc


New Post Options

At the bottom of the new post window are a few different settings which are available, if you have started typing a post, this will have changed (see next image)

  • Poll – You can create a new poll
  • Photo – Click this to attach photo’s to the post
  • Video – You no longer need to click a video button, just paste the Youtube video link into the status box.

Below this are the settings to toggle between community/following, whether to show or hide your posts in the activity stream, a search button, and a hashtag button

If you have already started typing in the post window your icons will have changed like this…

The post options are as follows

  • Site Members – here you can choose whether your post is public, for site members, or just friends
  • Moods – Allows you to select a mood icon
  • Location – Tag your post with a location
  • Photo – Lets you attach images to the post
  • Video – You no longer need to click a video button, just paste the Youtube video link into the status box.

List of FAQ’s

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I am trying to change my profile cover photo, but the upload does not seem to work?
The maximum image size for a cover photo is 2000 x 1500 pixels, try uploading a smaller image.

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