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What is a closed community?

A closed community can be easily discoverable, however Members must request to join or be invited to join the community. The request must be approved by the community owner.  

How to create a closed community

To create a closed community follow the instructions on the How to create a community page.

How to find who is a member of a closed community

See below for the steps to find out who is a member of a closed community:

Step 1:Login to GovTEAMS and find the community card.

Step 2: Click on the community card. The community's detail will display in the right hand pane. 

Step 3: Click on View community details and membership

Step 4: The community details are displayed:

  • The number of members in the community
  • Community type
  • The names of the community owners and members

Example of closed communities

See examples below to help guide how a closed communities might be used:


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