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  • Open membership: Any MyPortfolio user can become a member simply by visiting your group page and clicking the Join button. However, if you want specific users to become group members, you can only invite them to join. But, they are not obliged to accept your invitation. 

  • Request membership Any user can request to join your group. However, as the group owner you can choose to accept or decline this request. The requesting member will be notified of your decision automatically.

  • Controlled membership


Note: To determine what type of membership your Group facilitates:

  1. From your Dashboard, click on the name of your group under My groups: in the block on the right
  2. Under the About tab click on the Settings button
  3. Scroll down and see which Membership type is set to 'Yes'
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on Save if you've made changes or on Cancel if not.

Step-by-step guide

For a group with Open / Request membership: