Faq Sections:
Registration and login
User preferences and settings
Posting issues
Searching the forums
Topic subscriptions
The registration form is not working for me. What to do?

Please check whether you filled all necessary fields. Some of them are mandatory. Look for the tips the website is giving next to the fields. This might be due to the internet browser that you are using. You can try registering in another browser or turning off your pop-up blocker if you have one.

If the registration form is still not working, please contact us and we will help you out!

Can I participate on the online PES Activists Forum without registering?

Without registering as an activist you will be able to vote on current topics in the poll and you can check what other activists are talking about. To be able to submit your own proposal for a topic and to access the online forum you will need to register. You can register here.


Is there another way to register as a PES Activist?

No, to register as a PES Activist you will need to register through the Activists Forum website. You don’t have to participate in the Forum website if you don’t want to, but the registration for PES Activist is only via the Activists Forum website.

Why do I need to register?

The PES Activists Forum is created for individual party members of parties belonging to the PES Family. Therefor parts of the website and discussions are solely accessible for activists who are actually a member of a political party that is part of the PES.

I’ve lost my password. What to do?

When trying to login, you can click the ‘Forgot password?’ link. If you enter your email address, you will receive a link to reset your password. If this is not working, please contact us.

I registered but cannot login. What to do?

This might be due to the internet browser that you are using. You can try logging in via another browser or turning off your pop-up blocker if you have one.


If the login is still not working, please contact us and we will help you out!

How long does it take to approve my account?

You account should be approved within 1-3 days.

My profile picture is not accepted, what to do?

This will happen when the picture you have uploaded is too small. Please try uploading a bigger picture of yourself, with at least 800 pixels wide. If you’re still having trouble, please contact us.

I don’t know my member number from my political party. What should I do?

Please contact your own party to get your personal member number. If your party does not use membership numbers, please enter 0000 and send us an email.

How do I change my settings?

Once you are logged in, you can go to your profile page by clicking on your name in the top right of the screen. There is a button to ‘Edit profile’.

What kinds of activist profiles/statuses are there?

All activists start as a ‘New-born activist’ and then gradually gain more levels like “Experienced”, “Expert” etc.

How do I change my activist status?

You can change your status by being active on the website and the forum discussions. The more active you are, the faster your status will change.

How do I post a topic in the forum?

When you enter the Forum on the website, you can choose between a number of categories. Once you are inside one of the categories, you will see a button that says ‘New Topic’.

How do I edit or delete a post?

Each user could delete/edit only his/hers own posts in the forum. The edit/delete tools are displayed next to the user’s post.

How do I create a poll?

You can submit your proposal for a topic here. You need to be logged in to be able to submit a proposal.

How do I edit or delete a poll?

Only moderators could edit or delete polls. In case you find a reason for any poll to be edited or deleted, please contact us.

How can I report posts to a moderator?

Next to each post in the Forum here is an icon of a flag. By clicking on that icon, you will report the post to a moderator for review.

Why does my post need to be approved?

Dear friends, we are trying to keep this forum out of the everyday trolling and hate on social media. That why the forum is opened just for proven PES activists and also an approval of the posts will be conducted by the administrators. 

Is it possible to post links and attachments in a forum discussion?

When creating a new post or replying, bellow the text-input field you will see a red button Attachments. Once you click on it, you will be given the option to select and attach a file.

In order to post a link, you should paste it in the text-input field.

What links and attachments are allowed on this forum?

Only files of images, e.g. JPG, PNG, TIFF files can be attached to a post. Maximum file size should not exceed 1 MB.

How do I search for activists?

There is no option to search for Activists in the site.

How can I search a forum or forums?

When you are logged in, you will be able to search the forums via this page.

How can I find my own posts and topics?

Open the Quick links menu and you will see several options for listing of post in the forum.

How do I subscribe/unsubscribe to specific topics?

On the bottom of each topic, just next to Reply button, you will see a Topic tools menu, there you could choose to subscribe or unsubscribe for that topic.