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Groups Introduction by parallellogic Groups Introduction by parallellogic
Espaņol || Previous || First :pointr:

What is this?
This is a walk through of the new groups system. This covers the core features behind groups and how to use them.

Relevant Links
%makeagroup
%convertaclub
Groups Directory (+Groups)
%devBUG
#Adopt-a-Group
#OfficialGroups (the official groups chat channel)
Help & FAQ (The portion of the site's FAQ concerning groups)
Group Q&A with Development Staff (A series of questions that have been asked of site staff concerning groups)
saniakob.deviantart.com/art/Gr… to submit art or favs to a group)

Edits to be made
:bulletblue: Define Hidden, Locked & Sticky comments.deviantart.com/1/1496… (there's a bug with the hidden feature, I'll add this to the walk through when that is resolved)
:bulletblue: Hide comments/spam
:bulletblue: Right side of comments is only visible to admins in Correspondence Items
:bulletblue: Conversion of notes to forum-like posts
:bulletblue: Delete artwork from gallery
:bulletblue: Edit group description and tag line
:bulletblue: How to Delete a Group: comments.deviantart.com/1/1496…
:bulletblue: Affiliates
:bulletblue: Swapping founders xshadow-designsx.deviantart.co…
:bulletblue: The founder of the group can create a chatroom with the same name as the group
:bulletblue: Group folders have a limit of 5,000 submissions - Super groups have this same limit, although they can create sub-folders
:bulletblue: Groups may have at most 200 folders
:bulletblue: Super Group features - polls, blog CSS

Quick Reference
Text Link:
<a href="http://parallellogic.deviantart.com/art/Groups-Introduction-149636871">A Complete Introduction to Groupsa>

Stamp:
:thumb149821456: Group Tutorials stamp by dazza1008

DD!
With an overwhelming number of suggestions
Thank you everyone! :D

Don't think this is complete? Please feel free to ask questions below!

:) Questions and Comments Encouraged (please report any typos ^^;)
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Daily Deviation

Given 2010-01-10
With an overwhelming number of suggestions I just had to feature Groups Introduction by =parallellogic. This tutorial is expertly laid out and full of all the info you could ever need on Groups.. and then some.

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CynicallyBelieveIt Featured By Owner Edited Aug 14, 2014  Student General Artist
How do you add a tagline to an already created group? Is it possible? ^^; (sorry if I missed something)
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parallellogic Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014
Go to group >> 2nd tab from the left "Group Info" >> Pencil Icon >> Group Tag Line
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lexxii Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Outstanding Information ! Being made a 'Founder' of a group which already is a 'Super Group', is there a way to ask members for donations to the group to keep the group as a 'Super group' on the front page ?

Thank you
lexxii
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parallellogic Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
The staff tried to set that up, but there are legal issues with more than one person accessing an account online where the funds become taxable.  Currently the only way to collect points is to ask users to donate to your home account or to a separate user account set up specifically to collect donations for your group.  Groups themselves cannot receive points.
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drawinginterest Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
are admins allowed to submit art to their own group?
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parallellogic Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014
Yes, and by default submissions from admins are automatically approved
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drawinginterest Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thankyou so much! I needed to know that Black Butler (The trio are relieved) [V1]Yuiko Kuruguya (Relieved) [V7] >W<
it helped a lot!
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MorbidGold Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Is it possible to update the description?
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parallellogic Featured By Owner May 6, 2014
Group Profile Page >> Second roll-over from the left (Group Info) >> Pencil Icon at top right of drop-down box >> Group Description
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HarmonicSonic Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey there.  I've just re-upgraded a group to a super group, and I'm trying to figure out how to create new member classes.  I've looked everywhere for information on how to do this, and I'm drawing a big blank.  I thought it might be quicker to ask a knowledgeable deviant rather than contacting the helpdesk (though I will if I have to).
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