What is my Account page?


Your Account page is the place where you update your personal information. It comprises two sections - Account information and profile information.

  Your account information remains private and is only used to improve your experience on WhatSpecies. It includes the following:

  • First Name
  • Last name
  • Email address
  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Whether you are working/studying in the field of biodiversity or conservation or not
  • Option to change password.


Your profile information is public and is used to represent yourself on WhatSpecies. It includes the following:

  • Username (cannot be changed)
  • Biographical information
  • Location
  • Facebook profile link (optional)
  • Twitter profile link (optional)
  • Profile picture.


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