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Group Types

Configure group types

Group Types are a configurable set of classifications that can be assigned to any group. This allows for further refinement of searches on the Group Directory. Any time a group is created or edited it can be classified as a certain type. By default ThoughtFarmer comes with the following group types available:

  • Group
  • Location
  • Department
  • Team
  • Project
  • Business Unit
Profile pages show a list of groups that a user belongs to.
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Add a group type

  1. Go to the Administration PanelContent section > Group types page.
  2. Click Add group type on the right.
     
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  3. Enter the group type name in the site language in the Group type field.
     
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  4. If you have multiple languages enabled on your intranet, click on the language icon on the right of the Group type field to open the dropdown.
  5. Enter the Group type name for other enabled languages.
  6. Click OK.
  7. To change the order of the group types for display in menus and search, hover over the list icon on the far right and drag and drop the group types.

Edit a group type

You can change the name of existing and default group types. All groups already associated with that group type will use the new value.
  1. Go to the Administration PanelContent section > Group types page.
  2. Click the gear icon in the Action column beside the group type you wish to change, and select Edit in the menu that appears.
  3. Enter the new group type value for the site language. If you have multiple languages enabled, click on the language icon on the right to open the dropdown menu and enter values for each language.
  4. Click OK.

Delete a group type

You can remove any group type you wish. This action can not be undone. Any groups associated with this group type will be reverted to the default group type "Group".
  1. Go to the Administration PanelContent section > Group types page.
  2. Click the checkbox to the left of each group type you wish to delete.
     
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  3. Click Delete Checked.
  4. Click OK to confirm the deletion.