• Community Guidelines

    The Online Community is provided by the Institution of Engineering and Technology, in order to assist its members and others in sharing and exchanging…
  • Adding a blog post

    To add a blog post in the IET EngX community, visit the Blogs and Insights page and select the '+ New' button in the header banner. This will launch a…
  • How can I find out about events?

    Do I have to be logged in to see events? No: you can see a list of all events in EngX at https://engx.theiet.org/c If you are logged in, this page…
  • How do I choose or update specialisms?

    Selecting a specialism makes it easier to help engineers in your field when they ask questions. Unanswered questions in your specialism are displayed in…
  • How do I update my interests?

    There are a few ways to update your interests, first make sure that you’re logged in. Visit your profile, select edit and scroll down the page until…
  • I'm not able to see my past contributions

    You should be able to find your past contributions by visiting your profile page, accessible via your avatar image in the top right corner. Your contributions…
  • My profile doesn't carry the IET membership badge

    If you are a member of the IET and you've used your IET login details, your profile should carry an IET membership badge. If a membership badge does not…
  • Private Messaging

    Private messaging is a way to discuss topics privately, person-to-person or in ad-hoc groups of people. It is live-updated and chat-like, more like a conversation…
  • Suggest as answer

    Verified answers make it easier for community members with the same question to find an answer. When a community member posts a question, other members…
  • Tagging

    When you post in the community you’ll be able to assign topic tags to your content. The topics come from the Engineering Interests list in MyIET , and…
  • What's the difference between a question and a discussion post?

    The main difference is that if you ask a question, you require an answer. If you post a question and no one replies to it, your post will appear under…