Questions tagged [groups]

Groups categorise contacts and make it possible to treat them as a cohesive unit. Groups are the base for mailing lists and access control.

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Permissions, ACL and Groups

I would like to confirm this statements regarding permissions, ACL and groups (Wordpress 4.7.1, civicrm 4.7.15) Permission to edit contacts (ACL or general), allows user to assign contacts to ANY ...
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Problems with editing recipient groups of CiviMail

Sometimes I cannot remove a group from recipient list of a Mailing. This can happen for instance when I re-use a mailing, but I want to change the group – I can add a new one, but clicking "x" on the ...
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how to report a bug - and here's a possible bug about groups and search builder

Just flagging this issue a little higher in people's awareness: On this issue, I made a comment about it perhaps being a bug? https://civicrm.stackexchange.com/a/24842/308 So, how do I report that ...
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How to search by 'Added (by email)' va 'Added (by Admin)' for group membership

I am trying to find the best way to confirm users are double opted in to a group. A method I'd like to use is to see who has added themselves versus who was added by an administrator. I see this in ...
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Attributes of dumb groups

In the table civicrm_group, I've noticed that even my non-smart groups have the fields where_clause, where_table, and select_table filled in. These don't seem necessary and cause a fair amount of ...
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Send scheduled reminder to group

I am trying to send an Activity-triggered scheduled reminder to a group. These contacts will not be otherwise associated with the Activity. Recipients > Send to group doesn't seems to be working and ...
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Is there a way to limit the child groups displayed on an opt out message?

If you have a mailing group with child sub groups, when you offer an "opt out from this list" option, all child groups are displayed - including ones that the recipient isn't a member of eg a parent ...
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Email segmentation with thousands of groups

I am curious if there are any usability concerns with having thousands of regular mailing groups (not smart groups) to segment by county (3,142) in the US? Is there any guidelines or instances of Civi ...
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how to show all groups in user dashboard?

In our system, we have some groups that only a manager can add or remove people to, however we would still like the contacts to be able to see that they are included in those groups via their contact ...
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Manage Groups page not showing parent groups with nesting of child groups after upgrade

After upgrading to from 4.7.14 to 4.7.22 The layout of the Manage Groups page listing changed from: Parent Group -- Child 1 -- Child 2 Another Group To: Child 1 group Child of: Parent Group etc. ...
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Multiple branch/chapter management with various access level of information

I am newbie to CiviCRM. I an searching for a solution to manage a multiple branches of an organisation with CiviCRM. Multiple branches will be spread across the glob. All the branches should have ...
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Greater flexibility on visibility of names/descriptions for groups on subscribe/unsubscribe pages

I guess this is something of feature request cum support request. The naming of groups, and the descriptive text used for them has always been used primarily, in my usage at least over the last decade ...
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ACL view & edit two contact groups

I'm running CiviCRM 4.6.9 (yes I'm late!) with Drupal 7. I have two groups of contacts (regular, not smart groups) A and B. I need to allow a group of user to view and edit contacts in these 2 ...
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Trying to add those who opened a mailing to a group - result, all contacts added

We are trying to add contacts who opened a CiviMail mailing so that we can exclude them from receiving the next mailing. I'm not sure if this is the best way to handle that but here is what we did: ...
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Civimail fails to load recipient mailing list

I am running CiviCRM 5.17.4 on Wordpress 5.2.3. From couple of days I am unable to send mailing to mailing lists (defined as groups) via CiviMail. When I try to enter the group in the Recipients I ...
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Send an email to all contacts that can manage an organization's membership

Scenario: Membership by organization - each organization has at least one contact person that is an individual that has contact permissions. I want to send an email to each member organization's ...
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Can CiviCRM be managed as a group of companies, where there is a parent company of the group of child companies?

An example of this Group of Financial Companies, which is the Parent company, then below it, are the other daughter companies, but that each one is granted their independent clients and their ...
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Effects of hidden groups and multisite mailing

I'm looking for some clarity on hidden groups. We have 50 states using a multisite instance and the mailer doesn't work well with multisite. To achieve segmentation, it seems like creating mailings ...
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CiviCRM OG Sync on Drupal

Is CiviCRM OG Sync (Druapl 7.x-5.8.2) still working on CiviCRM 5.8.2? I see the user being added to CiviCRM Groups, but when deleting the member from the OG group, the user wasn't deleted from the ...
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Child groups with all parents disabled shows in group list

I'am currently using Civicrm version 5.3.1 with drupal 7.59. Steps to replicate: Create one group, parent A. Create a one group, child A and assign parent A group created above as parent. Disable ...
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Adding a parent to a static group from Search using Actions

When creating a smart group, I have the option to add a parent to the smart group. However, the same parent option doesn't show up when creating a static group from Search using Actions. Is there a ...
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Normal users missing groups

Using version 4.7.27 and I am having a problem with groups. A normal user has permission to manage groups. They create a group, instantly they cant see it, only the initial admin user can see the ...
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CiviCRM is exporting disabled groups, how can I specify that I want enabled groups only?

I have done several exports with "Groups" as one of the fields. In each case, it exports both enabled and disabled groups. Is there any way to specify that I would like to see enabled groups only?
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Enabled groups only appear if “Disabled” check box is checked

Several of my groups disappeared today. When I click on the "Disabled" check box on the "Manage groups" page they appear. Clicking on "more" only shows the "disable" and "delete" options. If I ...
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How is it possible to delete a contact with the edit permission for a group?

I have a user and want to give her limited access to contacts. She is supposed to view all contacts but create/edit/delete of only one specific group. I gave her Edit permission via ACLs fot that ...
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Group criteria updates through advanced search when no rights granted. Is this a bug?

Environment: Drupal 7.53 CiviCRM 4.6.24 LTS For MailUsers in Drupal Permissions, I have it set to: CiviCRM: edit groups (No Rights for MailUsers)(only Admin has this) CiviCRM: administer reserved ...
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How to programatically add an email to a newsletter?

I am migrating from MailChimp to CiviCRM with Sparkhost (seemingly a great option for installations on Bluehost or other hosts which don't support VERP.) I have a few places where the MailChimp API ...
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Manage Groups broken in 4.7.10 (and possible workaround)

We upgraded civifrom 4.6.2 to 4.7.10 (on WP) everything worked fine except for accessing the manage groups page. When trying to add a contact to an existing group we got the msg “Error one of the ...
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Setting a contact's preferred email address per mailing group

What is the recommended way to set different preferred email addresses for a contact for each of their groups? Eg. Contact A has a work email address (primary) and a home email address, and is in '...
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Unable to enable a disabled group

Steps to reproduce: On Manage Groups page, disable a group. Include disabled groups in search by checking Disabled check field When I click on Enable link, it displays alert which contains text to ...
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Linking Drupal page manager variants to Civicrm groups

I am trying to add a way to create variants on my homepage in Drupal based on a users Civicrm Groups (I have also been looking at tags, but will stick with the former for this point). The purpose of ...
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Is it possible to modify group information with a webform or a profile page (not accessing CiviCRM admin pages)?

I'm trying to give access to several users to a webform/profile to easily modify a group's information (e.g Name, Description, some custom fields) without accessing the CiviCRM admin pages. I haven'...
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column group not displayed in profile

I created a new profile that includes the field group, but when I do an advanced search using this profile, the column group is not displayed. Why ? I need a list with name, group membership. If I ...
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Extending the Parent pull down menu on Group Settings page under WordPress

I have 50 groups including main and subgroups. The Parent pull-down menu on the Group Settings page under WordPress only displays 48 items so I can't select the 50th group (Volunteers) as a parent of ...
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CiviCRM Import contacts only adding some to groups

I have to csv files with organisation contacts in them, when I import a group of contacts it says it has created all the contacts, but will only add 300/350 or 160/240 into the group. I receive no ...
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deleting groups

under contacts, manage groups, delete; the following notiThis group currently has 35 members in it. Deleting this group will NOT delete the member contact records. However, all contact subscription ...
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How to get contacts in children of a parent group using the API

I have a child groups C and B, each with 20 different contacts in them. Both child groups are in parent group A. I need to find all contacts in all children of A since C and B might be removed later ...