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Feature #2610

Request: Custom invitation message to group invites

Added by local admin over 6 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:
Assigned
Priority name:
Low
Assignee:
Category name:
Group Invitations
Target version:
Start date:
2013-05-31
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Description

This is a request for the ability to add a custom invitation message to group invites.

Benefits

  • Added control for end-user (inviting members to group) would increase usability of groups, especially their initial deployment
  • Customization would also differentiate between email notifications typically sent to end-users of the Commons
  • Powerful tool for teachers wanting to invite students to a group for a class project -- would make group experience much clearer

History

#1 Updated by Matt Gold over 6 years ago

  • Category name set to BuddyPress (misc)
  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Assignee set to Boone Gorges

Thanks, Erika. Regarding the teaching example, I want to make sure you know that undergrads are not allowed to create accounts on the Commons and that undergrad classes can't run on the Commons. What you're describing could be useful for grad classes, obviously, but I just want to be sure you know about this policy.

Boone -- my recollection is that Invite Anyone (inviting non-Commons members) to both the site and the group does allow for custom invites, but that one doesn't have the ability to customize an invitation to a current Commons member.

#2 Updated by local admin over 6 years ago

Yes, I was talking about use for the graduate student population -- not undergrad.

#3 Updated by Boone Gorges over 6 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature
  • Target version set to Future release

This is a good suggestion. Thanks.

#4 Updated by Boone Gorges almost 4 years ago

  • Category name changed from BuddyPress (misc) to Group Invitations

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