Updating your Entry

We work hard to keep the details held in ESCIS up to date. Contact details change; new community groups start and old ones close.

Once a year, all entries listed are reminded by email to update their details. But changes can be made in at any time, to be reflected online as soon as possible.

Ideally all information should come directly from an officer in the organisation concerned. We need to confirm that information comes from a reliable source before we can update our records.

ESCIS accounts

Each entry is associated with an account so you can log into the website and change your entry at any time.

Each account is connected to an email address associated with your organisation and for security reasons you can only update the entry yourself if you have access to this email address.

The username for the account is the email address to which the reminder was sent.

Your ESCIS account also has a password. For your security we will not send this password with your reminder email but if you do not know your password, you can reset it at any time (see resetting your password).

If you are unsure what account is associated with your entry please contact us and we can tell you.

Here are some answers to common questions

Adding a new entry

If you would like to add a new entry please review our inclusion policy and complete the add an entry form.

I do not know my password

Passwords have changed from the old website. We used to send your password with your annual reminder email. Due to security restrictions we are now unable to do this.

Fortunately, resetting your password is easy. See resetting your password below.

Resetting your password

If you have received a reminder email from us but do not know your password, it is easy to reset it.

Click on the login screen (https://www.escis.org.uk/wp-login.php), and click on the “lost your password” link.

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This will take you to a new screen where you can request a new password. Enter your email address.

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You should receive an email with a link to change your password. If you do not receive the new password please check your SPAM folder.

Remember, you can only reset your password if you have received an email from us. Your entry may be associated with a different email address.

How to log in

To log into ESCIS either click on this link to select the “log in to ESCIS button” on the left.

Log in with your username (usually your email address) and the password we have sent you.

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Accessing your entry

Your account area

Your account area

Log into ESCIS with your username and password.

Your username is the full email address from which you received the reminder.

You will be redirected to a new page with three sections:

  1. Update your details
  2. Edit my entries
  3. Add new entry

Update your details is used for administration purposes, if you want to change the email address reminders are set to. Note: you do not have to add your postal address.

Edit my entries

The edit my entries box lists your entry (or all your entries if you have more than 1).

Clicking on the name of the entry will take you to your entry in the live site and can be used if you want to check your details.

Click on the blue edit your entry button to be go to the page where you can change your entry. See changing your entry)

Click the delete my entry button if you do no wish your organisation to be listed.

Add a new entry

Use this section of you want to add a new entry.

Changing your entry

The change your entry page contains form displaying your current entry information. Here you can update your address, contact details, website address and description of your organisation. Note that we take your privacy seriously so you can say whether or not you want a piece of information displayed by click on the relevant tick boxes.

Note that postcodes are used to display maps and help people find your entry using the geographical search. If you are displaying your organisations address please make sure that the post code is included and correct.

Please do not add images or links since these will be removed.

When you have finished changing your entry scroll down to the bottom of the page and tick that you agree to the declaration and data protection statement. Then click the submit button.

Your entry will disappear from the site until it is reviewed. Reviews normally happen within a day but may take longer during weekend and bank holidays.

To log out

You should be logged out automatically when you close your browser. You can also log out by clicking the logout button at the top of the page.

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