How to Allow Private Groups in Elgg 1.8

In this article, I will show you a step by step guide on how to allow private groups to be created in Elgg 1.8:

1. First, sign into your Elgg site as Administrator. Click on the Administration link on the top bar to go to the Admin dashboard:

2. Inside the Admin Dashboard, locate the right sidebar menu. Expand the Settings tab and then click on Groups:


3. You will be in the group’s settings page. Select yes to allow private groups to be created within your Elgg network:

4. Click Save and that’s it!

If you experience problems with this guide, ask here or in our Elgg forum for support. This now concludes How to allow private groups in Elgg 1.8

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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