Community Connection


Set Up Properties in Community Connection

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This article will show you how to set up Community Connection.


  1. Navigate to Modules > Content > Community Connection 

  2. Select the Properties tab 

  3. Fill in fields
    • Admin Name: Allows you to change the name of the module
    • Header and Footer Text: Enter HTML code for the Header and Footer
      • Note: Click Refresh Preview to see what the code will look like on the live site.
    • Public Name: If the City, County, or Association wishes to change the public-facing name from Community Connection to something else, simply type the new name into the text field
    • Social Media Sharing: Allows the public to share a link to the discussion on their Facebook and Twitter
    • Allow Document Upload on Discussions: Allows the public to attach documents and/or files to their post, a hyperlink will appear under the post that will open the document and/or file
    • Allow Private Groups: Allows the user to make their group private
      • Note: This means users must receive an invitation to gain access. This also means the group will not appear in the public groups list, which keeps the group hidden and private.
      • Note: As System Administrator, you can see all groups and go into all groups whether they are public or private.
    • Show in My Dashboard: Controls whether or not the Community Connection appears in the CivicPlus Dashboard
      • Note: If selected, the module appears. If not, the module will not appear.

  4. Scroll to the top and click Save Changes

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