All groups have an overall discoverability setting of either visible or hidden. This determines whether or not the group appears in searches or by browsing groups. Visible means the group can be found by anyone, hidden means the reverse. Hidden groups are not listed anywhere on the site.
The group mangers have the ability to update the group discoverability which can be found by editing the group.
Group managers can also set access restrictions on each group plugin (members, messages, wiki, etc) to limit access to that specific plugin's content. Information about group access levels can be found below.
If you are an administrator, go to your Groups page and select "Show Manager Controls" under your title (group manager) at the right. Select "Edit Group" from the drop down menu. Go to "Discoverability Settings" toward the bottom. Choose the "hidden" option and click save.
Instructions are the same for making a hidden group visible except choose "visible" instead.
Group membership allows for groups to restrict access for new members. There are four settings for group membership: Anyone or Open, Restricted, Invite Only, and Closed.
The group managers have the ability to update the group membership access, which can be found by editing the group.
Groups allow for customization including adding a group logo, customizing the group home or main page (instead of using default group description and random selection of group members), setting group plugin access levels (discussed below), and the ability to add extra custom group pages.
All group managers can customize any of these items through the group customization interface.
Group Plugin Access Levels allow for groups to set access levels for each plugin (members, messages, wiki, etc) individually. The different access levels are: Any HUB Visitor, Registered HUB Members, Group Members, and Disabled or Off.
All group managers have the ability to update the group plugin access levels, which can be found through the group customization interface.
When you create a group, you are automatically made its first manager. As manager, you can also promote members to help you run the group.
A group manager can:
There's no maximum limit on the number of managers a group can have, but a group must have at least one manager at all times.
You can read about keeping your group happy on the Tips for Running Your Group page.
Go to your group page and click on "Show Member Controls" under "Group Member" on the right side. Click on "Cancel Membership". Select OK to confirm the cancellation. If you would like to rejoin the group at a later date, please request group membership again.
The only way to delete a group is to leave the group as the last remaining member. A group can't be deleted if it has more than one member.
In the Invitees tab found under Members inside your group, you can keep track of whom you have sent an invitation to. You will find an symbol next to an invitees email address if he/she does not have an account on the hub yet. For those with hub accounts, you will see their profile picture next to their name.
In the Invitees tab found under Members inside your group, you can keep track of whom you have sent an invitation to. Cancel the invitation by clicking the red (U) icon next to a persons name.
Click on accept in the "My Groups" section of your "My HUB" page or click on the accept link in the invitation message.