Thursday, March 24, 2011

Ektron Groups-au-go-go

I asked the Ektron twitter crowd - what's the difference between User Groups, Membership->User Groups and Community Groups? When to use which?

The replies from @billcava, @ajmarsland and @gandalf can be summed up in the table below.

User Group Membership Group Community Group
Type of members CMS users
(content editors)
Membership users
(site visitors)
Both CMS users and Membership users
Content / Folder permissions? Yes Yes No
Useful for- Workarea authorisation Site authorisation Blogs, forums, wikis, collaboration.
Where found in workarea Settings –>
User Groups
Settings –>
Community Management -> Memberships –>
User Groups
Settings –>
Community Management –>
Community Groups

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