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Create new groups

This page applies to:MindTouch Responsive

MindTouch allows the creation of user groups to control access to certain pages. We can't emphasize it enough, creating groups is one of the best ways to avoid time-consuming user changes down the line. So be good to yourself and don't skip this step.

Applying roles to a group may affect an existing user role. Be sure to read our documentation on understanding user types and pro member roles


Follow these steps to create groups:

  1. On the MindTouch toolbar, select Site tools > Control panel.


  1. In the control panel, under Users & Groups, select Groups.

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  1. Click Add Groups.

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  1. Create one or multiple groups in the Groups dialog as needed.
  • Enter the group name(s).

Ampersands (&) in group titles are currently NOT supported.

  • Assign the Role for the group or groups.

Users are granted the highest of their assigned roles (whether individual or group ) across the entire site.

  • Choose the group Authentication.
  • Click Add Groups.

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Although community members can be added to groups, the role of a group only applies to pro members in that group. When creating groups, keep in mind that

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