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FAQ


Take a look at Getwapps help and learn how to use Getwapps in 9 illustrated steps.

1. What is Getwapps?
2. What does Getwapps mean?
3. Where can I change my e-mail and password?
4. Where can I manage OpenID accounts (ex. Facebook account)?
5. Can I deactivate my account?
6. Where can I change my full name?
7. What is public profile?
8. What is public username and how can I change it?
9. What are public lists and how can I manage them?
10. How can I set up my profile image?
11. How can I set up my custom design?
12. What is compact quick list view?
13. What is unlimited quick list view?
14. Can I manage how are links opened?
15. How can I add new quick list?
16. How can I manage quick lists?
17. How can I add new web site from the wStore?
18. Can I add some other web site that isn't in wStore?
19. Can I edit existing link?
20. Can I delete some link from quick list?
21. I want to move link to another quick list
22. Can I reorder links within the quick list?
23. What is Meebo chat and how does it work?



1. What is Getwapps?
We imagined Getwapps as your personalized home page. You can bookmark and organize all your links here, share them with your friends, or even better, create a public profile and share them with everyone in the world. Of course, there are plenty more features that make your life easier. Actually, all we want to do is make your everyday surfing faster and cheerful, and that’s it.
2. What does Getwapps mean?
Word Getwapps is derivative from "GET Web APPlications and Sites".
3. Where can I change my e-mail and password?
E-mail and password can be changed under Settings -> Account page.
4. Where can I manage OpenID accounts (ex. Facebook account)?
OpenID accounts can be managed under Settings -> Account page -> Linked accounts.
5. Can I deactivate my account?
Yes, you can deactivate your Getwapps account under Settings -> Account page -> Deactivate account. By deactivating your account, you won't be able to login to Getwapps anymore with those credentials. If you would like to re-activate your Getwapps account, please contact Getwapps support.
6. Where can I change my full name?
You can change your full name details under Settings -> Profile page.
7. What is public profile?
Public profile enables you to collaborate with everybody in the World. Let everybody see your public lists and find out about some cool websites they didn't know before. For example, if you are a geography teacher and you have a list with cool geography web sites, share them with your students and make learning easier for them.

Public profle is disabled by default and can be enabled under Settings -> Profile page -> Public profile. After enabling public profile, you have to set which lists are public and available to everybody and which lists are your private lists visible only to you.
8. What is public username and how can I change it?
Public username is your public profile access point, since it defines access to your public profile. Your public profile URL is:

http://www.getwapps.com/public_username
9. What are public lists and how can I manage them?
Public lists are your quick lists that are visible to everybody through your public profile. You can set up your public/private lists under Settings -> Profile page -> Public lists.
10. How can I set up my profile image?
Profile image can be set up under Settings -> Profile page -> Profile image.
11. How can I set up my custom design?
You can set up your custom background image and background color under Settings -> Design page.
12. What is compact quick list view?
Compact quick list view displays first 9 links in some list with images, while other links are displayed only textual at the right to links with images. Compact view is suitable for prioritizing links in each list and it loads faster that unlimited view since only first 9 images are displayed.
13. What is unlimited quick list view?
Unlimited quick list view displays all links in some list with images.
14. Can I manage how are links opened?
Yes, you can choose whether links will open in the new page/tab or in the new window under Settings -> Quick list page.
15. How can I add new quick list?
You can add new quick list by clicking plus (+) sign at the end of quick lists tabs at your Getwapps home page.
16. How can I manage quick lists?
You can manage quick list details under Settings -> Quick lists. You can set up quick list name and choose whether the list is public or private. Quick lists can be reordered with simple drag and drop actions at your Getwapps home page.
17. How can I add new web site from the wStore?
You can add new web site from wStore by clicking "Add" button on that web site in wStore and choosing the quick list where the web site should be placed.
18. Can I add some other web site that isn't in wStore?
Yes, you can add whichever web site you want by clicking "Add new link" at your Getwapps home page and submitting URL, title and image for that web site.
19. Can I edit existing link?
Yes, you can edit existing link by clicking "Edit" in the link menu at your Getwapps home page.
20. Can I delete some link from quick list?
Yes, you can delete existing link by clicking "Delete" in the link menu at your Getwapps home page.
21. I want to move link to another quick list
You can move existing link to another quick list by clicking "Move" in the link menu at your Getwapps home page and by selecting target quick list from drop down quick lists menu that will be shown.
22. Can I reorder links within the quick list?
You can reorder links within some quick list with simple drag and drop actions. Just click on the top of link you want to move and start dragging it to its new position.
23. What is Meebo chat and how does it work?
Meebo chat allows you to chat with your Facebook, AIM, Gtalk and MSN friends directly from Getwapps. Meebo is third-party component integrated into Getwapps that requires its own login and password or you can use it with Facebook connect.