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Every member of a forum belongs to a membergroup. A membergroup consists of members that you pick the members to be a part of and you choose the permissions allowed to the membergroup.
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A membergroup is a group of [[member]]s. Every member of a forum belongs to at least one membergroup. Forum [[permissions]] are given to [[membergroups]]. This means that the membergroups you belong to determine most of what you can see and do on the forum. {{For more information ns|about=types of membergroups and how members join and leave them|namespace={{Latest docs}}|membergroups}}.<noinclude>
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There two basic types of membergroups:
 
*'''[[Post-Count based membergroup]]''' - Where the member's post count automatically determines the membergroup into which the member is placed.
 
*'''Non-post count based membergroup''' - Where group membership is chosen manually. These include
 
**'''Private''' - Membership must be assigned by a member with the appropriate [[Permissions#Member_administration|permission]]
 
**'''Protected''' - Only [[administrator]]s can manage and assign
 
**'''Requestable''' - Member may request membership
 
**'''Free''' - Member may leave and join group at will
 
{{Version specific|version=(s) 1.0.x and 1.1.x|small=yes|content=In versions of SMF prior to 2.0, Prior to SMF 2.0, all Non-post count based membergroups are private.}}
 
{{For more information|about=working with membergroups|membergroups}}
 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 12:31, 28 April 2014

A membergroup is a group of members. Every member of a forum belongs to at least one membergroup. Forum permissions are given to membergroups. This means that the membergroups you belong to determine most of what you can see and do on the forum. For more information about types of membergroups and how members join and leave them, see membergroups.