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YouNet :: Advanced Group

Created by: YouNetCo
Compatibility: SocialEngine PHP 4.7.x - 4.8.x


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  • It keeps asking me about SE Groups Plugin?

    Adv. Group enhance SE Standard Groups Plugin, you have to install SE Groups first.
  • Does Adv. Group Plugin include SE Groups Plugin License?

    No, it does not. You have to purchase License for SE Groups Plugin in SE Website and install it first.
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  • October 19th, 2016 by broson w.

    Younet is such a great company.They did a great job on our apps and all our products we have bought they installed them fast and friendly truly a great company.We can\'t wait to see what they come out with next.
  • July 31st, 2016 by Gianluca B.

    Great. I'm extremely pleased of the experience and response time of YouNet company. With the fast support from their supporters, I am loading each wonderful plugin a little at a time. This plugin is amazing. Highly recommended!
  • June 27th, 2016 by Rodney F.

    This is a good update to the group system.
  • June 22nd, 2016 by Luis M.

    This plugin takes the dullness out of the standard Group plugin. This one gives a more defined purpose to the meaning of creating you own groups. I do recommend this plugin or any of the Advanced ones created by Younetco. They are great!
  • May 23rd, 2016 by Alessio R.

    This plugin is really nice, it extends the functionality of the basic social engine group plugin, it has a very nice layout and plenty of useful options. In more than one year using it, I discovered a couple minor bug which were fixed in a matter of hours by the excellent YN team. Thank you guys!
  • May 19th, 2016 by Jumanne S.

    This plugin has many features which are not available in other plugins from others developers.
  • May 12th, 2016 by Travis C.

    Hey everyone I wanted to take the time to review of some more plugins and in this segment I will be reviewing the Advanced Groups, Ultimate Social Music Solution, Business Directiory, and Ultimate Video plugins.

    If you have already purchased the socialengine platform, then by now you have already realized many of its great features, as well as some of its limitations. if you are like me than you want to get more functionality out of a plugin to help separate it from just about every other social networking site and give your users more features to enjoy.

    Advanced Groups By YouNet

    What It Does Well:

    The Advanced Groups plugin like most of the plugins you see from YouNet is plays well with the responsive design templates from YouNet which is a huge plus because they are the best templates out there in terms of design and quality. However I have tested it with templates from SETweaks and it runs very well in those templates as well however you will lose some of the responsive design.
    The plugin boasts some useful tools such as group messaging, group video posting and one I find particularly helpful which is ownership transferring. This is particularly nice because you can make it so you can pass down ownership of the group as opposed to creating a new group each time. However there is one feature that this plugin executes that was literally the reason I purchased it myself. This plugin allows you to create events within a group that are private solely to the group members such as private meetings, but it also lets you post events that are public such as fundraisers or parties within the events plugin but the group is still the host.

    What could be improved:

    The plugin claims you can have multiple owners of a group but so far I have only been able to create one admin with ultimate control who can pass the ownership along. I would like to see multiple admins being able to be made. It is possible that this can be done and I am suffering from a glitch but non the less it is annoying.
    Sometimes I notice that events posted don’t always show up in the upcoming events slots which is once again probably only my system having the issue right now.
    Overall it is a great plugin worthy of adding to your socialengine site and should be considered.

    Ultimate Social Music Solution:

    What it Does Well:

    It looks good, I mean really good for a php based platform there is definitely some style with this plugin. You definitely need a younet template for this plugin though, so consider that before purchasing. It organizes your music and looks good, I had no issues with playback and was pretty neat. That being said it is not a necessary plugin for my network so I am not using it. I used it mainly just for testing purposes. I love that you can upload multiple songs at once and that you can upload from soundcloud. I love the idea of sharing music with others, but storage on your hosting will get expensive fast.

    What could be improved:

    Uploading music is still a pain. While being able to do multiple songs is awesome, it still takes forever and is tedious and sometimes the upload errors out which makes it frustrating. Would love to see a way to swap music with others in the community but I am sure there are legality issues with something like that.

    Overall it is a cool plugin but unless you have tons of space to be hosting large files on your own server this could lead to some issues. The plugin itself is great and if music is key in your network such as a music community or for aspiring musicians, then this is definitely a must have.

    Ultimate Video Plugin

    What it does well:

    It is smooth, elegant and functions well. It feels like a glorified wall of video being shared within a community. You can browse and filter for videos similar to youtube, you can see just latest or recommended videos and even create playlists.

    What could be improved:
    Honestly for what it is supposed to do, it does it really well and I have no critiques at this time.

    The neat part is that it’s all hand chosen content by your users. However the negative is that it is hand chosen content by your users, so the content is only as good as the users that post it. The plugin is awesome though and if video is a necessity this would definitely be my plugin of choice.

    Business Directiory:

    What it does well:

    This plugin allows any user to create a standalone business page separate from the user’s profile. It lays the business pages out in an organized fashion with filtered searches and maps. On the pages you can post interesting content in a similar way to your user profile, but it also gives you power to post job openings on for your business, even items for sale, coupons for special offers and interact with your customer base.

    What can be improved:

    I would love to see more flexibility in the information needed to create businesses using the plugin. It is very regimented in what info must be provided to actually make the page and I wouldn’t necessarily need/want to have all that information out there right away. I have found this is the case in many plugins across the board. I would love to see more sections that are optional to fill in and an “add a section” button so you can add more information when you need it and title it as you see fit.

    There is one really glaring oversight in my opinion that I would love to see an update for. At this time only users can create business pages. In most cases this is fine but in my case my network as it stands is a private network so I would like to keep the normal users separate from this business pages. At this point this is not possible which means every business owner would have access to communicate with and view the user’s profiles on the network. If a separate business login could be created or if the business users could be tethered to a business network that could not view the others that may solve the problem.

    Overall as long as you don’t need to keep your members and business members separated for any reason and you don’t mind user profiles being able to viewed and communicated with directly, then this is definitely the most complete and visually pleasing business directory plugin out there.

    Thanks for reading! Hope this helps in your decision making!
  • May 10th, 2016 by George Y.

    Great products and wonderful customer support, thumbs up for them!
  • May 3rd, 2016 by Arkuss .

    I highly recommend this plugin if you looking for "Group" well design and with very professional support .
    Plugin is working perfectly and never had any problems !
  • March 17th, 2016 by asif a.

    Once again an outstanding plugin from younet team. They never fail to astonish you. The advanced group plugin has given my site more functionality and control over my website. It is an outstanding plugins with all the features that I was looking for. What makes it worthwhile is the amazing support staff which is always ready to help you.

    Really great work guys. Keep up the good work.

    Asif Aziz
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