Wix Groups: Member Privacy Settings for Groups

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When you add Groups to your site, a Members Area is automatically added too. Group members then get their own account, where they manage personal information and connect with others through their profile.
In this article, learn more about:

Customizing the privacy of the member signup form

You can customize the privacy settings of the member signup form. Then, members can later switch their privacy setting and decide what information they want to show. 
When new people join your site, you can set up an automation that adds them to your group automatically.
Wix Editor
Editor X
Studio Editor
  1. Click Pages & Menuon the left side of the editor.
  2. Click Signup & Login.
  3. Select Member Signup Form.
  4. Click the Social & Community tab.
  5. Select the relevant option under Signup privacy footnote customization:
    • Footnote only: Members sign up with a public profile.
    • Checkbox for members to choose profile privacy on signup. You can enable the Sign up to this site with a public profile toggle for people to sign up with a public profile.
  • Enabled: The checkbox is automatically selected for a public profile.
  • Disabled: The checkbox for a public profile is not selected.
A screenshot of the Member Signup Form in the Wix Editor.
A screenshot of the Signup privacy footnote customization checkbox on the Sign Up page on a site.

Changing the privacy of a member's profile

Members can set their profile as public or private, deciding what to share with others. They can switch between these settings on their Profile page in their member account.
You can send the instructions below to your members to help them switch their profile privacy.

To change the privacy of a members' profile:

  1. (When signed in) Click the login bar to open the drop-down menu. 
  2. Click Profile.
  3. Click Edit Profile.
  4. Click Profile Visibility under Account Settings and select the privacy of your profile (e.g. Make Profile Private or Make Profile Public).
  5. Click Confirm.
A screnshot of the Profile Visibility drop-down under Account Settings in a members' profile.


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