On AEM Author instance, from global navigation:
Select Communities > Sites.
Select engage folder to open it.
Select the card for the Getting Started Tutorial English site.
The result is to reach the Groups console:
The groups function will display as a folder in which instances of groups are created. Select the Groups folder to open it. The group created on publish is visible.
This group can be created because the site structure for engage includes a groups function. The configuration of the function in the site’s
Reference Template defaults to allowing the selection of any enabled group template. Thus, the template chosen for this new group is the
These consoles are similar to the Communities Sites console.
Select Create Group.
Community Group Template:
Continue through the other panels with these settings:
groups folder now contains two groups (refresh the page).
Before creating groups nested within the
arts group, hover over the
arts card and select the publish icon to publish it.
Wait for confirmation that the group was published.
arts group should also contain a
groups folder, but one that is empty and in which new groups can be created. Navigate to the arts group folder and create 3 nested groups, each with a different membership setting:
Optional Membership, a public group, open to all members.
Required Membership, an open group, available for members to join.
Restricted Membership, a secret group, visible only to invited members. As an example, invite demo user
Refresh the page to see all three nested groups (sub-communities).
To navigate to the nested groups from the Communities Sites console:
After publishing the main community site:
Publish each group individually:
Publish parent group before publishing any groups nested within:
It is possible to experience the different groups when signed in, for example with the demo users used for:
Art/History group member: firstname.lastname@example.org/password
Group manager: email@example.com/password
Access the Communities Members and Groups consoles on author to add other users to various member groups that correspond to the community groups.