Wix Groups: Creating and Managing Your Group Posts

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Encourage conversations and boost engagement in your group by creating posts that get your members chatting. 

As the site owner, you can edit or pin group posts, and you can moderate your member's posts. Generate excitement around your group topic by sharing or following posts to help your members become part of the conversation.
In this article, learn more about:

Creating a post in a group

Create posts to start a conversation with your group members to encourage them to engage with each other and interact with the post content. You and your members can add GIFs, videos, images, and other media to group posts. 
Create a post section
You need to add group members before creating a group post.  

To create a group post:

  1. Go to your group on your live site.
  2. Type the post to share with your members. You can tag other group members using the @ sign. 
  3. Choose from the available options to customize your post: 
4.  When your post is ready, click Publish.
You can also create posts from your site dashboard. Just hover over the relevant group, click Create a Post, and write your post. When you're ready to publish, click Post

Editing and managing group posts

Next to your post, you have options to edit, pin, unpin, or delete posts. 

Pinning an important post to the top of your group discussion board makes it the first post your members see. If you delete a post, it is removed from your group with no option to restore it.
Edit, pin and delete options on the group post

To edit and manage posts:

  1. Go to your group on your live site. 
  2. Click the More Actions icon  on the relevant post.
  3. Choose from the following options: 

Sharing or following a post

Share a post with your members on your preferred social network, or copy the link to share via email (or other ways) to increase engagement. Sharing posts lets people know that you like that post and it encourages others to check it out.

When you follow a post, you receive updates from that particular post. You get notified when someone comments on it, which makes it easy for you to be part of conversations that your members are having.
Share and follow options for a post
Before sharing a post on social media, you need to enable the "Share" button in the Group app settings. See FAQs below on how to do it. 

To share or follow posts:

  1. Go to your group on your live site. 
  2. Click the More Actions icon  next to the relevant post.
  3. Choose what you want to do:
    • Share a post: Click Share and choose where you want to share the post:
      • : Your Facebook News Feed or Your Story.
      • : Your Twitter profile.
      • : Your LinkedIn profile.
      • : Copy and paste the link to share via email or using the application of your choice.
    • Follow a post: Click Follow
When following a post, the term "Follow" changes to Following. You can click "Following" to unfollow a post.


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