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Groups / Communities Plugin


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Global Settings

These settings affect all members in your community.

Please enter your license key that was provided to you when you purchased this plugin. If you do not know your license key, please contact the Support Team of SocialEngineAddOns from the Support section of your Account Area.(Key Format: XXXXXX-XXXXXX-XXXXXX )

Please enter the Singular Title for group. This text will come in places like feeds generated, widgets etc.

Please enter the Plural Title for groups. This text will come in places like Main Navigation Menu, Group Navigation Menu, widgets etc.

Please enter the text below which you want to display in place of "groupitems" in the URLs of this plugin.

Please enter the text below which you want to display in place of "groupitem" in the URLs of this plugin.

Do you want Packages to be activated for Groups / Communities? Packages can vary based on the features available to the groups created under them. If enabled, users will have to select a package in the first step while creating a new group. Group admins will be able to change their package later. To manage group packages, go to Manage Group Packages section. (Note: If packages are enabled, then feature settings for groups will depend on packages, and member levels based feature settings will be off. If packages are disabled, then feature settings for groups could be configured for member levels.)

Select the view type of packages that will be shown in the first step of group creation.

Select the information options that you want to be available in package details.

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Do you want to activate directory items / groups immediately after payment, before the payment passes the gateways' fraud checks? This may take any time from 20 minutes to 4 days, depending on the circumstances and the gateway. (Note: If you want to manually activate groups, then you can set this while creating a group package.)

Do you want there to be multiple admins for directory items / groups on your site? (If enabled, then every Group will be able to have multiple administrators who will be able to manage that Group. Group Admins will have the authority to add other users as administrators of their Group.)

Select the location of the main link for Groups.

Do you want to allow logged-in members to be able to report groups as inappropriate? (Members will also be able to mention the reason why they find the group inappropriate.)

Do you want to allow members to share directory items / groups within your community?

Do you want social sharing to be enabled for directory items / groups? (If enabled, social sharing buttons will be shown on the Profile Group of directory items / groups.)

Do you want visitors to enter a validation code in Tell a friend form?

Do you want the Location field to be enabled for directory items / groups?

Do you want to allow group admins to enter multiple locations for their Groups? (If you select ‘Yes’, then users will be able to add multiple locations for their Groups from their Group Dashboards.)

Do you want Maps Integration to be enabled for directory items / groups? (With this enabled, items / groups having location information could also be seen on Map. The "Groups Home" and "Browse Groups" also enable you to see the items plotted on Map.)

Do you want the sponsored directory items / groups to be shown with a bouncing animation in the Map?

Enter the location which you want to be shown at centre of the map which is shown on Groups Home and Browse Groups when Map View is chosen to view Groups / Communities.(To show the whole world on the map, enter the word "World" below.)

Select the default zoom level for the map which is shown on Groups Home and Browse Groups when Map View is chosen to view Groups / Communities. (Note that as higher zoom level you will select, the more number of surrounding cities/locations you will be able to see.)

Do you want proximity search to be enabled for directory items / groups? (Proximity search will enable users to search for items / groups within a certain distance from a location.)

What metric do you want to be used for proximity search?

Do you want comments to be enabled for directory items / groups? (If enabled, then users will be able to comment on items / groups on their Info tabs.)

Do you want to show "SPONSORED" label on the main profile of sponsored directory items / groups above the profile picture?

Select the color of the "SPONSORED" labels. (Click on the rainbow below to choose your color.)

Do you want to show "FEATURED" label on the main profile of featured directory items / groups below the profile picture?

On Groups Home, Browse Groups and My Groups how do you want a Group to be indicated as featured and sponsored ?

Do you want to show directory items / groups according to viewer's network if he has selected any? (If set to no, all the items / groups will be shown.)

Do you want to set "Only My Networks" option as default for Show field in the search form widget? (This widget appears on the groups browse and home groups, and enables users to search and filter groups.)

You have chosen that viewers should only see Groups of their network(s). How should a Group's network(s) be decided?

Do you want to show the Directory Item / Group Profile group only to users of the same network. (If set to yes and "Browse By Networks" is enabled then users would not be able to view the profile group of those groups which does not belong to their networks.)

Do you want to show all the groups to the user in the widgets and browse groups of this plugin irrespective of privacy? [Note: If you select 'No', then only those groups will be shown in the widgets and browse groups which are viewable to the current logged-in user. But this may slightly affect the loading speed of your website. To avoid such loading delay to the best possible extent, we are also using caching based display.)

Select the default ordering of groups on the browse groups.

Do you want members to be able to Link their Groups to other Groups? (Linking is useful to show related Groups. For example, a Chef's Group can be linked to the Restaurant's Group where he works, or a Store's Group can be linked to the Groups of the Brands that it sells. If enabled, a "Link to your Group" link will appear on Groups.)

Do you want to enable group admins to alter the block positions / add new available blocks on the directory item / group profile? (If enabled, then group admins will also be able to add HTML blocks on their directory item / group profile.)

Do you want to allow group admins to edit category of their groups?

Do you want to replace blank-space in your category name by "-" in URL?

Select the position for the "Claim a Group" link.

Do you want to receive e-mail notification when a member claims a group?

Do you want members to automatically Like a group they create?

When you have "Advertisements / Community Ads" enabled to be shown on Group Profile from "Ad Settings" section, then do you want the left / right column on Group Profile to be hidden when users click on the Group tabs other than Updates, Info and Overview?

When there are content types in a Group (like Albums, Videos, etc.) with no respective content, then do you want their tabs to appear on Group profile to users who do not have permission to add that content?

Do you want to enable sliding effect when tabs on Group Profile are clicked?

Do you want to show the "Groups I Like" link to users? This link appears on "My Groups" and enables users to see the list of Groups that they have Liked.

How many groups / communities will be shown per page in "Browse Groups" and "My Groups" groups?

Please select the redirection page for Groups, when user click on "Groups" link at Main Navigation Menu.

How many tabs / links do you want to show on directory item / group profile by default? (Note that if there are more tabs / links than the limit entered by you then a "More" tab / link will appear, clicking on which will show the remaining hidden tabs / links. Tabs are available in the tabbed layout, and links in the non-tabbed layout. To choose the layout for Groups on your site, visit the "Group Layout" section.)

How many tabs do you want to show on Groups main navigation bar by default? (Note: If number of tabs exceeds the limit entered by you then a "More" tab will appear, clicking on which will show the remaining hidden tabs. To choose the tab to be shown in this navigation menu, and their sequence, please visit: "Layout" > "Menu Editor")

Do you want to enable Created by option for the Groups on your site? (Selecting Yes here will display the member's name who has created the group.)

Do you want to allow users to link their Facebook Pages with their Groups on your website? If you select 'Yes' over here, then users will see a new block in the 'Marketing' section of their Group Dashboard which will enable them to enter the URL of their Facebook Page. With this, the updates made by users on their Group on your site will also be published on their Facebook Page. Also, the Facebook Like Box for the Facebook Page will be displayed on Group Profile. The Facebook Like Box will:

  • Show the recent posts from the Facebook Page.
  • Show how many people already like the Facebook Page.
  • Enable visitors to Like the Facebook Page from your site.


If you do not want to show the Facebook Like Box on Groups with linked Facebook Pages, then simply remove the widget from the 'Layout Editor'. With linked Facebook Page, if Group Admins select 'Publish this on Facebook' option while posting their updates, then these updates will be published on their Facebook Profile as well as Facebook Page. (Note: Publishing updates on Facebook Pages via this linking is dependent on the Advanced Activity Feeds / Wall Plugin .)

Choose the places on Facebook where users will be able to publish their updates that they post on Groups of your site.

Allow TinyMCE editor for discussion message of Groups.

Click here to add your social share code.

Please enter comma-separated list, or one-email-per-line. Email is sent to the below email ids when members create new Groups.

What maximum limit should be applied to the number of characters in the title of items in the widgets? (Enter a number between 1 and 999. Titles having more characters than this limit will be truncated. Complete titles will be shown on mouseover.)

Do you want to have a common CSS (/application/modules/Sitepage/externals/styles/common_style_page_business_group.css) on your website for Directory / Pages Plugin and Directory / Businesses Plugin and Groups / Communities Plugin? (Note: As these 3 are similar plugins, it is recommended to have a common CSS loaded for 3 plugins for good webpage performance. You might select the No option here if you have different custom styling for these 3 plugins on your website.)