At OnlineGroups.net we have recently added a new privacy setting, restricted, which is very useful for large sites.
Posts Categorized: Online groups
Managing the members of a group is never a fun task. Today we have made some changes to OnlineGroups.net to make this aspect of the administering a group easier.
DMARC is an issue for all mailing lists, and mailing list managers. Recently, OnlineGroups.net and our friends at E-Democracy.org collaborated to enhance how we deal with DMARC.
Today I deployed a massive update to improve internationalisation at OnlineGroups.net. We hope that the improved internationalisation makes your sites and groups more inviting to those who use languages other than English, starting with French and German. To see the changes change the language in your browser preferences (options) to French or German and visit… Read more »
OnlineGroups.net gives you the ability to export the group membership and export the messages. This allows you to keep your own backup of the membership and posts. (We keep backups, but you may want your own.) You may also export the information and leave OnlineGroups.net and use another service. While we would be sad to… Read more »
A person can have multiple email addresses with GroupServer, the system that underlies OnlineGroups.net. Multiple email addresses have a huge influence on what makes GroupServer different from the other mailing list managers. Yesterday, 27 October, marked ten years since this feature was added, so in many ways yesterday was the tenth birthday of GroupServer. To… Read more »
Email notifications (also known as transactional email messages) are important to a mailing lists, such as those on OnlineGroups.net. They include the emails that invite people to join a group, welcome the new group members, and inform the administrator that the invitations have been accepted. Notifications are harder to design than a typical Web page… Read more »
In this post I discuss the development of the “new” user-interface for OnlineGroups.net, and how it has shaped up. Now is a good time for a review because it has been a bit over a year since I released the new interface for the open-source GroupServer mailing-list manger (11 June, 2013) and a bit under… Read more »
Email discussion lists (aka listservs) are a simple and versatile tool for sharing knowledge and holding discussions using email. You can do a lot with the usual privacy settings: public or private. But unless you host your online groups site behind your firewall, neither of these are ideal for knowledge-sharing inside your organisation. OnlineGroups.net have… Read more »