Groups - Product Kit
Main Product Kit Page: http://www.socialengineaddons.com/socialengine-groups-product-kit
Comparison between SE Groups Plugin and our Groups System: http://www.socialengineaddons.com/socialengine-groups-product-kit (see the "SE Groups Comparison" tab here)
This is a great tool which enables you to create a robust "Groups" system on your site. This Product Kit also bundles many popular extensions of "Groups / Communities Plugin" to form a robust, feature-rich Groups system. Thus, along with the features of Groups and its extensions for Groups on your site, you also get advanced Groups features.
With this tool, you can also easily import groups from the official SocialEngine Groups Plugin into the "Groups / Communities Plugin" and provide advanced features of Groups / Communities Plugin and its various Extensions to the Groups on your site. Thus, you can easily and quickly upgrade the Groups on your website to more advanced, engaging and useful Groups.
++ Groups from official SocialEngine Groups Plugin can be easily imported without loosing any data.
++ You can now have Vanity URLs for Groups on your site. URLs of Groups on your site can be made short and more human readable. These are easier for visitors to identify, remember and share. (by using our FREE Groups / Communities - Short Group URL Extension)
++ Group Admins functionality: Each group can have multiple Group Admins who can manage the group.
++ "Group Members Only" Privacy: This privacy option can restrict: Viewing a Group, Commenting on a Group and posting various contents like Notes, Photos, Videos, etc in Groups (by using Extensions for Groups / Communities Plugin) to Group members only.
++ Group admins can mark certain members as "Highlighted" members.
++ Joining a Group.
++ Members Moderation: Group Admins can choose their prior approval to be required for membership to their groups.
++ Group Membership Roles: Enables members to choose their membership type for the Groups they are member of.
• For the various Groups, Site Admin can create Group Membership Roles (like Managers, Staff, etc.) based on Group categories.
• Group Admins can also create other Roles for their groups. [Admin configurable]
• Members will be displayed on the basis of their Membership Roles on Group Profiles. Attractive Member Role based filtering of members available.
• Selected Site Admin created roles can have their own tabs on group profiles, displaying members belonging to them.
• Users can choose a membership role for groups that they join.
++ Affiliation / Membership / Joining Date: Members can choose a date from which they are affiliated with the Group's Entity. Site admin can enable / disable this.
++ Content Creation Notification: Members can receive notifications for content creation like Notes, Music, etc in joined Groups.
++ Members can view, comment and create various contents like Notes, Music, Photos, etc (by using Extensions for Groups / Communities Plugin), if respective privacies are "Group Members Only".
++ Members can Invite their Friends to Groups.
++ Members can Message all group members / particular member.
++ Group Announcements: Group admins can post announcements for important news, event, advertisement, etc of their Groups. Additionally for each announcement:
• Choose start and end date
• Activate / deactivate
• WYSIWYG Editor for Announcements
++ Group Admins can:
• What will members be called?: enables Group owners to decide what their Group members will be called. Ex: Dance Lovers, Hikers, Innovators, Music Lovers, etc.
• Group Members Moderation: Can allow members to immediately become a member of their Groups / wait till approval. Group admin approved members will be marked as Verified / Approved on their Member Profiles in the tab showing their joined Groups.
• Can decide who can invite other site members to their Groups.
• Can allow only Group members to View, Comment and create various contents like Notes, Music, Photos, etc (by using Extensions for Groups / Communities Plugin) in their Groups.
++ Group Cover Photo widget enables Group admins to choose a cover photo for their Groups. Group members' user profile photos can be shown, if cover photo is not updated.
++ Widgetized Home & Browse pages for Group Members
++ Activity Feed Integration: Attractive looking activity feeds are generated for becoming a member of a Group.
++ Many Widgets and Administration settings
++ This Product Kit contains all the widgets of "Groups / Communities Plugin" and its Extensions. Additionally, it also contains some Groups related widgets:
• Group Profile Members: Displays the members of the Groups. Admin can choose to display all members or members based on their Roles.
• Joined / Owned Groups: Displays groups administered and joined by members on their profiles.
• Group Profile Announcements
• Group's Member of the Day
++ Site admin can configure below settings to be available to the group admins and group members:
• Groups' singular / plural title
• Group members URL text
• Member roles
• Affiliation / joining date
• Group announcements
To know more about the advanced Group features, visit the below mentioned plugins and extensions available with this product kit:
++ Groups / Communities Plugin
Groups / Communities Plugin can be used on your site to form a robust, feature-rich Groups system. It enables you to create rich, detailed groups and provides multiple tools for this. Multiple admin configurations, custom fields, customizable groups, widgets and flexible features allow you to extend this plugin based on your site's requirements. This plugin also enables adding photos to Groups. Creating albums and adding photos is quick and easy.
++ Free! Groups / Communities - Short Group URL Extension Extension
Short Group URL Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables URLs of Groups on your website to be made short and more human readable. Such URLs are easier for visitors to identify, remember and share. Short URLs make it easier for Group owners to direct others to their Group on your site.
With this extension, Group URLs like: http://yoursite.com/groupitems/groupname can be changed to: http://yoursite.com/groupname. Site Admin can also ban offensive URLs.
++ Groups / Communities - Discussions Extension
Discussions Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables threaded discussion topics in Groups. With this extension, each Group gets a "Discussions" tab / section with a discussion forum allowing members to discuss and share information about the Group entity. This is similar to having a forum board within Groups as this extension contains most features found in regular bulletin board forums. This is also a very useful tool for Group owners to gather feedback and spread awareness about their Group entity.
++ Groups / Communities - Events Extension
Events Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables creating events for Groups. Events can be used by Groups for many purposes like product launches, sports matches, competitions, celebrations, etc.
++ Groups / Communities - Videos Extension
Videos Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables adding videos to Groups. Creating videos is quick and easy. Videos can be added from multiple sources. Attractive way of video viewing ensures good user experience and enjoyment to users.
++ Groups / Communities - Documents Extension
Documents Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin brings the power of Documents / Scribd iPapers to Groups. It enables users to upload documents for Groups. Documents added to a group are showcased on its profile in its Documents tab/section. Documents can be used by groups for a variety of purposes like displaying restaurant menus, property designs, work portfolios, presentations, tutorials, reports, books, etc. Users can view, share, print, download documents, and comment on them. Highly configurable extension.
++ Groups / Communities - Notes Extension
Notes Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables adding notes to Groups. It gives a publishing tool to group admins (just like a blog). This allows group owners to generate content for their group to share more information and connect with their audience.
++ Groups / Communities - Polls Extension
Polls Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables creation of polls in Groups. Users of your site and group owners can gather opinions and feedback within the Groups on your site. Members can create poll questions within groups which can be answered by visitors. The answers given by others for these polls are shown in attractive graphical manner.
++ Free! Groups / Communities - Contact Group Owners Extension
Contact Group Owners Extension for Groups / Communities Plugin enables you to quickly reach out to all the Admins of Groups on your site via 2 effective channels: Emails and Messages. Outgoing emails can be made rich and attractive to match your site's theme and brand identity. Messages can have media attachments. Such communication serves multiple purposes like sharing tips to more effectively use Groups on your website, introducing new features of Groups to your users, motivating users to keep their Groups updated and active on your website, and so on.
++ Groups - Product Kit Installation Service
After completion of your payment, and configuration of your license(s) for your plugin(s) from your Client Area, if you want us to install the products included in this kit on your site, then please initiate a Support Ticket from your SocialEngineAddOns Client Area and send us the following information of your site for the installation of the products included in this kit:
1) Site Admin details:
2) Site FTP details:
This service is normally completed in 12 to 24 hours.
************Additional Enhanced Groups Features:************
Though we have included ALL the important group features in our product kit, you can also use additional extensions (features) to further enhance the Groups on your site. To see such extensions, please visit the "Enhanced Groups Features" tab on the main Product Kit page over here: http://www.socialengineaddons.com/socialengine-groups-product-kit .
To have this Groups system on my site, should I first install official SE Groups Plugin on my site?
No, you do not have to install the official SE Groups Plugin on your site to have this Groups system. But, if you already have SE Groups Plugin installed on your site, then you can easily import the groups from that plugin to this advanced Groups system.
I have a discount coupon. Will I be able to avail those discounts during the checkout processes of this product kit?
This product kit already offers a great discount, so no other discount coupon will be applicable during the checkout process of this kit.
I want to have basic Groups on my site and thus I do not want to purchase all the products included in this kit. What should I do?
To have basic Groups on your site, you can purchase our
Is the installation of products included in this kit easy?
Yes, absolutely! The installation of all the products included in this kit is easy. But, if you want us to install the products included in this kit on your site, then after the completion of your payment, and configuration of your license(s) for your plugin(s) from your Client Area, please initiate a Support Ticket from your SocialEngineAddOns Client Area and send us the following information of your site for the installation of the products included in this kit: 1) Site Admin details: - URL - Email - Password 2) Site FTP details: - Host - Username - Password . This service is normally completed in 12 to 24 hours.
I want to customize this plugin according to the offerings and design of my site. Can you help me?
Yes, please contact us from here: http://www.socialengineaddons.com/contact-us, with your customization requirements.