Welcome to this Jazz2online FAQ (“Frequently Asked Questions”.), this kind of “guide” should help you get used more to this web site. If you have unanwsered questions, please ask them by sending me either a PM (“Private Message”.) or add a Comment (Look in bottom of the page, and you will find a user panel to add Comments.).
If you don’t know what Jazz Jackrabbit 2 is, I suggest you read this article for a start.
Q: What is Jazz2Online?
A: Jazz2Online is a site hosted for the Jazz Jackrabbit 2 community (Read more about Jazz Jackrabbit 2 on Http://www.jazzjackrabbit.com/). It serves the community with uploading files for downloading, hosting of community member pictures, Jazz Jackrabbit 2 Tournaments (Also known as “JDC”, Jazz Duelist’s Challenge), Jazz Jackrabbit 2 FAQ, and Jazz Community Forums.
Q: Where can I find the news?
A: On the starting page (Http://www.jazz2online.com), or by clicking Home in the top bar. You will find news posted by site administators, user online list (showing which users on Jazz2online who is logged in), a Did You Know? tip, a poll, and the Top-5 Most Downloaded Files.
Q: How do I sign up for an account on Jazz2Online and log in?
A: Search for Sign Up in the middle of the top bar. Press this link to continue to a page asking for infomation. Fill all the Required Fields out and sign up by click the Sign Me Up! buttom. If you wrote too much wrong, you can press the Reset! buttom for reset all fields. Once this is done you will continue to an almost black and empty page. Now go back to Http://www.jazz2online.com/, and press the Log In left to the Sign Up link in the top bar. Type in your user name and password, and click the Log In buttom to continue. Check “Remember me for a year” if you want the website to auto-log in you each time you browse the page (Note, this requres Cookies.).
Q: How can I read and send private messages?
For this, you must enter your Private Message Center. You must be logged in for do this, if you aren’t, read the previous question to find out how to log in. Go to the main page, by click the (Home) link in the top bar or go to Http://www.jazz2online.com. In the top bar, in the middle, find the (private msgs center) link. Press it for continue to your Private Message Center.
You should now get a list of all private messages you got. In the bottom of the page, there’s a scroll bar. Scroll to Outbox and click Go for see all messages you sent to other people.
Send a Private Message by click “Send a private message” in the top bar. In the Private Message, select a user to send to. Type a subject in the “Subject:” textbar. Type in your message in the text area, and press Submit for send your message.
Q: What about the image bottoms in the top bar? When will they be finished?
Those will hopefully be made in the next version of Jazz2Online.
Q: Where, and How, can I download or upload my own files?
A: In the download section, which you fill find by clicking the Downloads link in the top-bar. If you noticed, there have now been added an extra line in the top bar, containing a “Submit file”, “Search downloads”, and “Random file” link. On the page you will find another bar alowing you to sorter downloads, and the list of downloads. Press the (Expand) for view the full list with all pages attached in small numbers found in the bottom of the page.
Submitting a file to Jazz2Online’s download section:
Start press the Submit File link in the top bar. Your browser will now lead you to a log-in page. Over the log in panel you will find several guide lines explaining the rules and limits for uploading.
1. Your upload has to be jazz-related. (We don’t want you to upload homework. Post your family pictures in the picture section.)
2. No music files except if they are remixes of jazz songs or if they belong to a levelpack. (As in, the pack uses the music and you upload it seperately, if you are the author.)
3. No programs that make you able to cheat. (Like Megawarp, who alows you warp any place in an online Jazz Jackrabbit 2 game.)
4. No Warez. (Illigal programs, or uploading games who is not freeware.)
5. Please only upload finished things. No betas or demos.
Got the rules? Good. Now continue by enter your user name and password in the panel, and click the Submit Info buttom.
You will now continue to the Step 2 page, with a uploading panel. Use this panel to search your computer for a file to submit. You can only submit .zip files to Jazz2Online, and try keep the size under 3mb. Click the Upload Level buttom to continue.
You should be on the Step 3 page now, with another panel. This panel askes for severally uploading information. Fill it out and click the Submit Info.
Your download have been added! You can find it on the download page again.
Searching for downloads:
This fuction is mostly only usefull if you already know what download you are looking for, and want to find it quickly. Press the Search Downloads link in the top bar in the download section. You should now get a page with a panel containing a list over all members. Let’s say you are looking for a capture the flag level by Bobby_aka_Dizzy:
Search for levels by Bobby_aka_Dizzy
of which the name contains the following word(s): Jazz
Enter this and click the Search Bottom. You should now get a page listing Bobby_aka_Dizzy’s “Wonderland Jazz” level. Click on the name for download it quickly, click Here under More Info:.
You know succesfully searched for a level.
Random Searcing a file and downloading it.
It is very simply finding a random file from the uploads. Click the Random File link in the top bar at the download section. You will now automatic continue to a random page containing a download.
On the page there’s level infomation and reviews under it. I will return how to review a level next question.
The first board contains mutiple links, and should look like this:
Eat your lima beans, Johnny.