Add Resources for Members

Resources are files available for others to download. You can make them visible to leaders in a specific group or avaiable to multiple Group Types. If you are a Groups Administrator, manage Resources from the Admin View; if you are a Group Leader, manage your Resources on the Public View.

There are two types or Resources: Shared Resources are visible to multiple Group Types while Single-Group Resources are visible to only one group.

Administrative View

To add and manage Resources, go to the Resources tab on the Groups page. The files visible in this tab will vary depending on the Group Types you have selected.

Add a Shared Resource

With Shared Resouces highlighted, select Add new shared resource.

  1. Choose File allows you to search your computer for a file.
  2. The Name you enter will be displayed on Resources pages; the actual filename will not be visible.
  3. The Description will be visible on Resources pages.
  4. Select the Group Types able to access the Resource.
  5. Allow only Leaders or all Members to access the Resource.
  6. Start the upload with Create.
Add a Single-Group Resource

With Single-Group Resouces highlighted, select Add new group resource.

  1. Choose File allows you to search your computer for a file.
  2. The Name you enter will be displayed on Resources pages; the actual filename will not be visible.
  3. The Description will be visible on Resources pages.
  4. Only one group will be able to access this Resource. If you're on the group's page when you add the Resource, you won't have to select a group, as it will already be populated.
  5. Allow only Leaders or all Members to access the Resource.
  6. Start the upload with Create.

You can also view Resources for a specific group on the group's Resource tab.

From the group, you'll have access to the Group Type's Resources as well as the Resources for that specific group.

Public View

Viewing Resources

To view a resource from the Public View, you must first be logged in and on a Group Page.

  1. Scroll down to the Members/Resources box and click Resources.
  2. Click the resource you wish to access. The file will immediately download.
Adding Resources

To add a resource from the Public View, you must first be logged in and on the Group Page.

  1. Scroll down to the Members/Resources box and click Resources.
  2. Click Add a resource.

Complete the fields on the New Resource form.

  1. Click Choose File will bring up the file chooser box to browser your computer for the file.
  2. Give the file a name. This will be the name displayed on Group Resources pages. The actual filename you upload will not be visible.
  3. The description you provide here will be visible on the Resources pages
  4. The Visibility options are Leaders or Members. If Leaders is selected, only Leaders will see it and be able to download it. If you select Members, everyone will be able to see and download it (because all Leaders are Members as well).
  5. Click Create Resource to start the upload.
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