Frequent Questions

OAKTRAV | Wollongong, NSW, Australia | Last Updated: 17 November 2017

Edit Profile

You can edit your profile by clicking the ‘cog’ icon in the top right corner or by clicking ‘Edit Profile’ on the left side bar menu or through your profile page.

Once there use the side bar for navigation. From here you can:

  • Edit your profile – including; attaching a website, updating your ‘about you’, your location, interests and who can view your profile.
  • Change your profile picture.
  • Change your password.
  • Close your account – If you choose to close your account, we will not be able to re-open it. So make sure you’re sure!
  • Profile Page

    Your profile page can be accessed by clicking your profile picture in the top right corner of the navigation banner.

    Blog Posts

    OAKTRAV offers users full blogging capabilities.

    The blog post page can be accessed by clicking the ‘Pen’ in the top navigation bar or by clicking ‘Write Post’ in the left sidebar of the homepage.

    Once there, the right side bar has the following options:

  • The ability to upload your featured image (which will be shown in the newsfeed). Please note the maximum image size is 8mb.
  • Write your heading for your blog post.
  • The option to either post, save as draft or update draft. Your saved drafts will appear under these options

  • The top tool bar provides you with customization tools.

    To successfully post, you must have a heading and body text.

    Make sure you save your work!

    Quick Post

    A quick post allows you to post something that isn’t long enough to be a blog post.

    This can be located from your profile page under the map.

    From the quick post you can also share external links to websites.

    Upload Images

    You can access this feature by either clicking on the ‘Upload Image’ option on the left hand sidebar or directly from your image library, on your profile page.

    Please note that the maximum image size you can upload is 8mb.


    Messaging can be accessed from the top navigation banner by clicking the ‘Message’ icon.

    You can only message people you follow or people who follow you.


    If you want quick access to a users profile page, you have the ability to favourite them.

    To do this, go to a users page and click ‘Add to favourites’ next to their profile picture.

    They will now show up in the left sidebar.

    Please note you can only favourite 12 users at the same time.

    Profile Page Map

    Your profile page map is used to feature all the destinations you have been.

    As you post to the site, you will be prompted to add a location. You will then see an OAKTRAV leaf ‘pinned’ to that location.

    You can click on these pins to see the post attached.

    Homepage Map

    The homepage map is used to filter content by country. To do this, simply click on the country you’re interested in and you will only see content associated to that country in the newsfeed.

    To filter the content even further (down to a street address) use the search bar below the map. From here you can also filter to only see images or blog posts.