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With this option you will still be responsible for renewing your domain. This option will point your domain name to us and we will manually connect it to your website. We recommend transferring your domain name to Web For Actors instead, but if you prefer this method, here's a example video explaining how to update your name servers on GoDaddy.

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If you already have a domain name and you are a premium member of Web For Actors we can take over the payments for your domain for you. Note: if you already have an email set up with that domain, you will lose access to your older messages. Here's a video explaining how to unlock your domain name and get the transfer authorization.

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This option is the last resort for connecting your domain name to your website, please review this topic for other options. If you choose this option you will still be responsible for renewing your domain and you will lose any SEO value that Web For Actors offers. Here's a video explaining how to point your existing domain name to your actor website.

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Of course! If you currently have a free profile, log into your control panel and you'll see a link on the left to preview your site. There you can try different templates with different color schemes and backgrounds. If you like what you see, click on the "Go Premium" button and you'll be on your way to having your own actor website.

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Well, while "Actor" is in the name, Web For Actors's personalized websites can easily improve the web presence of Actors, Dancers, Stand-Up Comedians, Models, and any other creative. Web For Actors websites make it easy to showcase your film and TV work by importing and maintaining your credits, photos and videos alike. Check out few reasons for an actor websitefew reasons for an actor website.

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Take a look at the blog post titled: Actor's Needs Vs Actor's Should Haves. All casting directors and their approaches vary. Some will google you to find out more about you. Indie film directors will almost certainly do so as well. The question is - do you want them to find your Facebook page or your professionally designed actor website instead? 

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If you purchased a domain outside of Web For Actors you have 3 options. If you are not very attached to your current domain name, you can pick a brand new one, and let the other one expire. If you want to keep it, we recommend unlocking your domain name and transferring it to us. In some cases we make exceptions and allow you to point your name servers to Web For Actors.

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Web For Actors offers domain name connectivity with the Premium package. Learn more about Web For Actors features to understand what is included in the Premium package. Once you are ready to go Premium, click here and you will be redirected to the checkout page. Upon completion, you will receive guidelines on how to get your domain name.

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We offer three free templates for you to use. These are NOT sub-par templates, but well developed and designed options that can allow you to showcase your work. As a premium member you get access to additional templates via your control panel. The list is constantly growing, so please visit the templates page to view all options.

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In your control panel, click on the files tab in the sidebar to go to your Photos section. Next to each image you will see a blue icon with 4 squares. This is your thumbnail trigger. Click on this icon and you will be redirected to a page where you can select the image thumbnail that will match the proportion dictated by your template.

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Simply leave your date of birth blank, and the website will adjust itself not to show your age anywhere. For your convenience we also have an option of "Age from" an "Age to" fields. You can still leave those blank if you chose so. If your age was populated when your website was created, simply log into your control panel and update it.

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Not every template currently supports social media feeds, but as a premium member, you have access to a few templates that do. Simply populate your social media usernames in the links section, enable the social media feed on the settings page and our algorithms will populate your latest tweets and posts right on your website!

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Yes. Once you're in the FilesVideos or Audio section of the control panel, there will be a green button in the left column that says "enable sorting." Once you click it, the files in the list will start to shake or wiggle. That is an indicator that you can now sort them. Drag them in the order you'd like and that order will be reflected on your website.

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Hidden skills are skills that may not be necessary to have visible on your website, but you'd still like to have a record of them. A good example would be "driver's license."  You probably don't want it listed on your website or resume, however, if someone does a search for "actor with New York state driver's license" you still want to show up in results.

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You can see basic analytics for your website by clicking the green circular icon in the upper right section of your control panel. Here you can see a graph demonstrating how many visitors your website received in the last two weeks, as well as where the visitors came from. This feature is available to Premium members only.

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We currently accept payments via PayPal, credit and debit cards. All recurring payments are processed securely via Braintree Payments, a PayPal service. For more information about prices visit Pricing Plans page. We do not store any financial information in our databases.  All payments are processed securely via PayPal.

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Whenever there are significant changes to the service, new templates or improved features, we will certainly post it in our blog so make sure you stay subscribed to receive important notifications. You can also view all current and previous versions and updates on our Current Version page. Also, don't forget to follow us on Twitter.

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First of all, if there's anything that we can do to improve your Web For Actors experience, please contact us and we'll do our best to help you. If you are a premium member, you first need to cancel your premium subscription on your Settings page. Otherwise you can click "remove everything" in the bottom right of the Settings page. This action is irreversible.

So to reiterated:

  1. Go to the settings page
  2. Scroll to the bottom and locate a red section
  3. Click the link that says "Click here to remove everything"
  4. And follow the prompts

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