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Adding Groups to a Forum

The Forums manager allows you to assign groups to a forum. You can also create new groups using the Forums Manager

To add groups to a forum:

  1. Open the Forum Manager and select the forum you want to edit.
  2. Click the Groups button.
  3. Select a group name from the Available Groups list box or enter a new group name and click the Add New Group button.
  4. With a group name selected, click the right arrow to add the selected group to the current forum. You can add multiple groups to your forum by repeating this process with other available groups.

The groups assigned to your forum can each have different access permissions.

To create new groups in the Forum Manager:

  1. Open the Forum Manager and select the forum you want to edit.
  2. Click the Groups button.
  3. Enter the name of the group you want to create in the text box next to the Add New Group button.
  4. Click the Add New Group button. The new group name appears in the Assigned Groups. Once you've created the group you can specify the group's permissions. For more information, see Assigning Permissions to a Group.

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