Continuing the discussion from How to Request a new Local Group:
To set up a new Local Group, someone with appropriate privileges needs to:
- create a new category
- add initial topic text
- change topic ownership
Then people can start posting topics in the new Local Group.
1. Create a new category
If you have the appropriate privileges, you can create a new category
Make sure you add the Country name as the Category Name, “Local Groups” as the Parent Category, and for consistency Yellow for the Background colour.
The Category Slug should be “ok” + the two character Country code. E.g. “okau” for Australia.
Don’t press the
New Category button yet! Go to the
Images Tab and upload your Category Logo Image.
Now press the
New Category button.
2. Add initial topic text
Go to the “About the CountryName category” topic and edit the topic to replace the default text. To edit you’ll need to access the Edit button by pressing the
This will show the Pencil Icon for editing
3. Change topic ownership
Using the floating Spanner icon on the right of the page, select the topic
Add the new owner and then, press