Creating an account

You can choose to sign up for your ActiveState Platform account with your email address, or using your GitHub account to authenticate with the Platform.

To create an account using your email:

  1. Navigate to the Create an Account page: platform.activestate.com/create-account.
  2. Enter the following information:
  • Email: Enter a valid email. A confirmation email will be sent to activate your account.
  • Username: Enter a unique username for the ActiveState Platform.
  • Password: Enter a password with at least 8 characters, and then enter the same password in the Confirm Password text box.
  1. Click Create Account. By clicking the “Create Account” button, you accept the Platform Terms of Use and Service Agreement. Click the link to view the agreement.

To create an account using your GitHub account:

  1. Navigate to the Create an Account page: platform.activestate.com/create-account.
  2. Click Sign in with GitHub. At this point you are redirected to the GitHub site to authorize your account.
  3. If you are prompted to sign in to GitHub, enter your username and password.
  4. Click Authorize ActiveState to allow ActiveState to authenticate your account. Once your account is authenticated by GitHub, you are redirected to the ActiveState Platform as a signed in user.