We've been telling you about Info Card for quite a while, but in all the excitement (and a few bugs to iron out) surrounding the new Live ID associations with LiveSide Community Server log in, it took us a minute to notice that Info Cards are live and working, and right here on LiveSide!
A note on the naming (hey it's Microsoft, you knew this was coming, right?): The current name for the cards seems to be "Information Card", formerly Info Card, and while we and others noticed a name change to "CardSpace", that seems to be the name of the Information Card manager.
Here's how to get started with Information Cards:
Start by clicking on the Windows Live ID "Sign In" at the top right of our home page (you may have to sign out first)
- First you need to set up an Information Card. In the text above "Sign in with:...", click on "Information Card"
- Then click on "Sign In":
- Click on the Live ID you want to build an Information Card for, verify your password, and customize your Info Card:
For right now, the only personal information you can store is a name and a picture. That will change, however, as the help file shows:
Next, to sign in with the Information Card, choose it from the drop down box in your Live ID sign in:
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