.Please choose the item you need assistance with from the list below. If you have additional questions and suggestions please write to us.
Please find the instructions on the use of the RSS in Oulook and most used browsers here
LOGIN TO THE CODEX WEBSITE
Click on the link: www.fao.org/fao-who-codexalimentarius/login
You will need to provide your username and password. If you do not know your username or password please click on “forgot your username or password”.
You then have to enter the email address that is registered with us for the contact point of your country or contact name of your organization.
If you do not know which address that is please go to the list of Codex members on the website and look up the email address for your country/organization.
If that email is not correct and needs to be changed then please contact [email protected]
Once you enter a valid email address registered with us, the username and password will be sent to you.
REGISTER TO CODEX MEETINGS
Go to the Online Registration System (ORS) by clicking on the relevant line in the dashboard that will appear after the login.
Click on the acronym of the meeting you want to register delegates for.
The list of participants that you have already registered will show. If you have not yet registered any participant for this meeting, the list will be empty.
Click on Add delegates at the top right of the page and fill in the form to register a delegate.
If you encounter any problem please contact [email protected].
VIEW DATA ON TABLES
Most of the table in the Codex Website have the ORDER BY option in the header of the column choosen to sort the data (usually identified by a yellow arrow).
Click once to have the column aphabetically ordered ascending (A to Z), click twice to have them in the descending order (Z to A).
Click on another column header keeping pressed the button "shift" on the keyboard to set a second or third sort criteria (see the example below where the blue column is the 1st sort criteria, set to Region from Z to A and the violet column is the 2nd criteria, set on members name from Z to A).
The link to the sitemap is contained in the footer of each page on the Codex website. It shows the hierarchical structure (clickable) of the Codex website tree, from the main topics in the menu on the left down to every sub-page on the website.
The main menu sections are in uppercase. Clicking on them expands or the sub-sections.
Every page published on the Codex website is visible on the sitemap. Clicking on it opens the page.
The sitemap is available in all languages.
CHANGE EMAIL ADDRESS
It is to possible to change your own contact details by clicking on the link "edit my profile" in the dashboard that appears after the login.
Please edit your changes in the uploaded form. You can set a new password, a new address or email, subscriptions to Newsletters or Codex mailing lists, your preferred correspondence language and other useful information.
Please help us in keeping your data complete and updated.
At the top left of the website, there is the Google Custom Search box which is a very powerful tool. It has the same search engine functionality as Google and it looks for the words in the box on the whole Codex website and on every document linked to the website itself.
There are special commands to allow restricting a query, for example a text in quotes “text” will be searched for exactly as typed; a search containing a text preceded by a minus sign ‘-text’ will exclude all pages that contain this text; a search containing ‘filetype:pdf’, will only return pdf files.
At the following link you can find information from Google with more options and clarifications:
Additionally we are working to create an advanced search to allow you for example to limit your search to just standards or to include also the databases into the search.
Texts in green or orange are direct links to the related topic and are disseminated as much as possible to facilitate user’s navigation. Links to external websites are opened in a new browser window while internal references are opened in the same browser window.