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Last Updated: Apr 26, 2017 05:21PM PDT
What is my personal website? 
 

Your personal website is a way to display your academic work without weighing it down with a social network profile. Using a personal website grants you some general features that you can't get anywhere else on Academia. These features include, but aren't limited to: 
 
  • New website link
  • Customizable header
  • Contact form
  • Downloads without sign-ups
  • A more personal space on the internet
 
Editing your personal website is extremely easy: all of the information is imported from your Academia profile. To change information on your persona website, simply change information on your Academia profile. 
 
  • Have a new paper to upload? Simply upload it to Academia and it will show up on your personal website. 
  • Want to add a new grant, book announce, or scholarship? Adding it to your biography on Academia will make it show up on your site. 
  • Have an additional social profile you want to add? Adding it to your social profiles on Academia will make it appear on the "Contact" form on your website.
  • Want to change your personal website profile photo? Change it in your website settings. 


Here's a good example. Here's Richard's biography on Academia: 


Here is his matching biography on his personal site:


 
If you have other questions about your personal website, here are some other good help pages to review: 

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