WHAT IS VOLOPT
Q. What is Volopt.com?
A. Volopt is a web portal that combines elements of search engines, directories and social media.
Q. What does Volopt mean?
A. Volopt means 'I want the best'. It is derived from two Latin words - volo 'I want' and optimus 'the best'.
Q. What is the purpose of Volopt?
A. Volopt's purpose is to give you a personalized web experience.
Volopt identifies the best websites and provides you with the tools to customize how you use them - Its Your Web!.
Q. Can I use Volopt without registering?
Q. Why should I register?
A. When you register you have access to the numerous Volopt features that allow you to personalize how you use the web.
Q. Does it cost to register?
A. No. Registration is totally free.
Q. Is it easy to register?
A. Yes. Only enough information to create a your MyWeb account and provide you with the best possible user experience is requested.
Q. Does Volopt keep my registration information confidential?
A. Yes. Volopt will not willingly disclose your information to anyone.
Q. If I delete my account what happens to my information?
A. Your account will be deleted permanently after 24 hours. This protects you if you delete by accident or if you change your mind.
Q. What is a webspace?
A. A webspace is a page that displays the top websites on a topic.
Q. How are the top websites determined?
A. Each topic's top websites are based on actual use of those sites and other factors.
Q. Can webspaces have more websites?
A. Yes. When you register you can add websites to the webspace that you save and personalize.
Q. Can websites added to a webspace be on a different topic?
A. Yes. You customize the webspace to suit you.
Q. Does Volopt accept suggestions for improvements and new features?
A. Yes. Your suggestions are highly appreciated.
Q. Where does Volopt's background art come from?
A. All art comes from artists participating in Volopt's art program.
Q. How does the art program work?
A. Artists submit digital images of their original work to Volopt. Submissions that meet Volopt's criteria for format, content, and appropriateness are accepted for use on webspaces. For program specifics go to Volopt Art Programs.
Q. Who can participate in Volopt's art program?
A. Any registered Volopt user can submit art to the program.
Q. Why would an artist participate in Volopt's art program?
A. Volopt provides artists with an opportunity to show their artwork to a global audience.
Q. Who owns art submitted to Volopt?
A. The artist.
ARS MUNDUSVULT PROJECT
Q. What is the Ars Mundus Vult Project?
A. The Ars Mundus Vult (Latin for The World Wants Art) Project (AMV) is the umbrella project for all artwork submitted for use by Volopt.
Q. What does the Ars Mundus Vult Project do?
A. AMV is a collaboration with the global art community to assemble the world's largest collection of publicly
accessible artwork, and to encourage and support art awareness and art development activities.
For program specifics go to Volopt Art Programs.
Q. What is the purple octopus?
A. The octopus is Volopt's ambassador. His name is Volo. He is the smartest, best looking, shape-shifting,
purple (most of the time) octopus in the whole world. Volo is as lazy as he is clever.
He's a master of disguise - particularly when he needs a nap - so you never know where he may turn up.