Many of the features described below are only available to Honey admins. If you have questions about who can or cannot see these settings, please don't hesitate to send us a note. We'd be happy to help!

Groups are a simple way to categorize all the posts you and your team members share on Honey. Groups can be used to house regular updates, resources, file libraries, and more. Let's dive in. 

To create a group. 

  1. While on your organization feed, click the three dot button on the top, right-hand side. 
  2. Select New Group from the dropdown menu.
  3. Fill in the group name in the pop up window. 
  4. If desired, toggle the private button to make a private group. You can learn more about private groups below. 
  5. Then, click Create Group

Once created, you should be able to find your new group on the groups page.

To edit group settings. 

Each group on Honey has a unique list of settings that allow you to manage membership, content permissions, notification requirements and more. To edit a group's settings...

  1. Visit your groups page by clicking the Groups title located in the header. 
  2. Click into the group whose settings you would like to edit.
  3. Click the three dots in the page header and select Settings from the dropdown menu. 
  4. On this page, you can edit the name and description. As well as the toggle switches for private, featured, and required groups. You can also disable comments with the toggle switches as well. You can learn more about these group settings below. 
  5. You can also delete, merge, or convert to topic with the options on the right-hand side. 

Understanding your group settings.

In this section, you'll see a complete list of the six types of group options. The differences between each group type mainly revolves around permissions or who can see posts and who cannot. Keep in mind that you can utilize a combination of the different group types to ensure communication needs are met. 

  • Private. Private groups and the content within them, can only been seen by users who have been invited to the specific group.
  • Featured. Featured groups are designated with a star and supersedes the alphabetically arranged groups on your groups page. Featured groups are also housed in the smart menu on your organization page.
  • Required. All members of an organization are required to join this group and they cannot leave the group.
  • Disable member posting. Only admins and moderators may post in the group.
  • Disabled comments. Comments are disabled on posts shared in the group.
  • Broadcast. All users must receive instant email notifications for new posts in the group.

To edit a group's avatar and cover photo.

  1. Visit your groups page by clicking the Groups title located in the header.
  2. Click into the group whose settings you would like to edit.
  3. Update your group avatar by hovering over the circle icon at the top, lefthand side to reveal the Update text. Click the text to upload a photo from your files.
  4. Update your group cover photo by hovering over the cover photo area at the top header to reveal the camera icon. Click the camera icon to upload a photo from your files.

To create and edit topics.

Topics are the second level of organization within a group and are an easy way to organize, sort, and filter your posts.

To create a topic...

  1. Visit your groups page by clicking the Groups title located in the header. 
  2. Click into the group in which you'd like to create your topic(s).
  3. Click the three dot button at the top, right-hand of the group page and select Create Topic. 
  4. Write the topic name in the pop up window and click the blue Create Topic button. 
  5. Once created, you'll see your topic in your group's smart menu. 

To edit a topic...

  1. Visit your groups page by clicking the Groups title located in the header. 
  2. Click into the group in which you'd like to create your topic(s).
  3. Click the three dot button at the top, right-hand of the group page and select Edit Settings. 
  4. Select Topics in the page header. 
  5. Locate the topic you are looking to edit, click the settings cog next to it, and select your preferred action from the dropdown. 

To edit the “general” topic...

  1. Click into the group in which you'd like to edit the ”general” topic.
  2. Click the three dot button at the top, right-hand side of the group and select Edit Settings. 
  3. Select Topics in the page header. 
  4. Locate the “general” topic at the top of the list. Edit the name of the topic in the text box and save your settings.
  5. Your general topic is now updated.

*Note that the "general" topic will always be the first topic in the ordered list of topics - even after you've changed the name

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