How do I participate in a group in the Bridge Community?

Document created by Bridge Doc Team Employee on Oct 19, 2018Last modified by Adam Williams on Feb 27, 2020
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Participation in a group comes in many forms. You can ask a question, post a discussion, add a document, comment or reply to a content item, answer a poll, and create an event.

Types of Groups

There are several types of groups in the Bridge Community which determine access.

Open Group

If it's an open group, you don't need to join to participate. Membership is open and non-members can view content and participate. Live Training Calendar is an example of an open group. You can still join an open group for notification purposes.

Members Only Group

If it's a members-only group, you'll have to join before you can participate. Joining a group has the added benefit of receiving notifications of all activities created and posted in the group.

Membership is open and non-members can view content, but must join to participate. Most groups in the community are members-only.

Private Group

Private Group

Membership is by approval/invitation and only members can view content and participate.

To join the private group, click the Ask to join this group button.

Join Group

Join Group

To contribute to a group, you must join the group. In the Actions menu [1], click the Join group link [2].


Create Content

You can participate in a group by contributing to existing content (e.g., replying to a discussion, answering a question, participating in a poll, adding a comment) or creating new content (e.g., upload a document, create a new discussion or question, create a poll, write a blog post, etc.).

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