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Groups Backend Configuration

The settings of Groups can be found in WP Admin -> PeepSo -> Configuration -> Groups

General Panel

  • Enable Group Creation – Turning this option on would allow all members of the community to create Groups. Turning this option off only allows the admins to create Groups.
  • Enable post updates upon groups avatar change – Post updates on Activity Stream when user changes groups avatar.
  • Enable post updates upon groups cover change – Post updates on Activity Stream when user changes groups cover.

New Members Panel

  • Post to stream when joining – When enabled, automatically post on user’s stream when they join a group. These posts are deleted automatically when the user leaves or is removed/banned from the group.
  • Action text (on group stream) – Action text when joining a group, on group stream. For example “joined this group”. Leave empty for default. Applies to old posts too.
  • Action text (on other streams) – Action text when joining a group, on other stream. For example “joined a group:”. Leave empty for default. Applies to old posts too.

Notifications Section

  • Automatically subscribe new members to notifications – Enabled: new group members will automatically be subscribed to receive new posts notifications (on-site)
  • Automatically subscribe new members to e-mails – Enabled: new group members will automatically be subscribed to receive new posts e-mail notifications

Group Listings Panel

  • Show Group Owner and Creation Date – Show or hide the groups owner(s) in the groups listing
  • Show Creation Date – Show or hide the groups creation dates in the groups listing
  • Allow guest access – Show or hide the groups listing from visitors who are not logged in
  • Default sort – Dropdown with following options
    • Recently added (default)
    • Alphabetical
    • Members count
  • Default sort direction – Dropdown with following option
    • Descending (default)
    • Ascending

Categories Panel

  • Enable group categories – Users will be able to assign groups to categories. To create categories go to WP Admin -> PeepSo -> Manage -> Group categories
  • Set group categories as default view – When groups page is opened, categories tab will be active
  • Allow multiple categories per group – Users will be able to assign a group to multiple categories

Category Listing Section

  • Each category loads – Only this many groups will show in each category before offering a link to the full category listing..
  • Expand all categories – Disabled: only the first category shows a preview of the group listing.
  • Hide empty categories – Hide categories which don’t have any groups assigned to them.
  • Show group count – The count will not be accurate if a category contains unpublished or secret groups.

SEO Panel

  • Use slugs in group URLs
    • Enabled: /groups/my-amazing-group/
    • Disabled: /groups/1234/
  • Group slug changes
    • Never: group slug will stay the same as the original group name.
    • When group name is changed: new group slug will be generated upon group name change.
    • By the group owner: the group owner can change the slug manually.

Advanced Panel

  • Pin to top only inside groups – Enabled: pinned group posts will be pinned to top only in group views Disabled: pinned group posts will be also pinned to top on author profile and main activity
  • Replace “invite” with “add” for Admins – Site and Community Administrators will add users to group without the need to confirm.
  • E-mail Admins when a new group is created – Users with Administrator role will receive an e-mail when a new group is created
  • Show membership summary for group names on stream – When enabled, hovering over group names on stream will display membership and following summary. This feature is likely to slow down stream performance.