Using GroveSite Pages


Participating in Discussions

Click on any discussion page in your group's website. The Summary View displays the subject given for each comment and reply. The Expanded View displays the message text and any attached files. In all views, the person posting the discussion is listed at the right.


Start a Discussion

Click on [Add a New Posting]. You’ll see an Add New Posting Form with three fields: Subject, Message Body, and Attach File. Typically, you would enter the Subject and Message Body fields. Optionally, you may attach a file. Use the Browse button to locate and select your file on your computer/network.

GroveSite will notify you via email whenever someone replies to your posting. If you do NOT want GroveSite to notify you, UNCHECK the "Notify" box. Click on the Add posting button to post your item.

All new lines of discussion are enumerated with whole numbers, such as 1. or 2. They are listed in chronological order, with the most recent items listed first.

Reply to a Posting

Click on a posting you wish to reply to. GroveSite displays the text of the original posting, and the text of all replies. Fill in the Subject and Message Body on the Reply form.

Attach a file that supports your reply, if you like, using the Browse button to select your file.

If you want to be notified via email when others also reply to this discussion thread, check the "Notify" box. Click Post Reply.

Usually, GroveSite sends the originator of the discussion thread an email notification that someone has replied. You will see our email confirmation screen. Just click Close.

Replies are displayed beneath the original comment and numbered 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and so forth.

Delete a Posting

You may delete anything you’ve posted by clicking on it, then clicking on the Delete button on the form displayed. Note that if your posting is the first in a thread, the entire thread will be deleted.

Flag as New

You can ask GroveSite to flag items that have been added to discussion in the last 'n' days.

Click on the My info button in the Menu Bar. Scroll down the form to the bottom, where it says, "Mark discussion postings as "New" for how long?" You may elect 1 day, 3 days, 1 week, or 1 month.

Click Save to save your changes.

Uploading Files

Click on any file library page in your group's website. need content.