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Google Groups is a great way to promote collaboration among team members in a company. Creating multiple groups is the best way to allow certain groups to share content and work on projects together.


Creating a Google Group

  1. Please visit the "Identity SelfService" page: 
  2. Then entering in the name of the group, and clicking "create Google group".

Create a group


Adding people to your Google Group

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. Click the name of a group.
  3. On the left, click Members.
  4. At the top, click Add members.
  5. At the bottom, next to Directly add members, click Turn off "".
  6. Enter the email addresses of the people to invite.
  7. (Optional) To include an invitation message, enter a message.
  8. Click Send invites.
  9. To manage invitations:
    1. On the left, click Pending members.
    2. Take one of the following actions:
      • To resend a single invitation, point to the invitationand thenon the right, click Resend invitation "". Invitations automatically expire after 7 days, but you can resend them any time.
      • To cancel a single invitation, point to the invitationand thenon the right, click Cancel invitation "".
      • To resend or cancel multiple invitations, check the boxes next to the invitationsand thenabove the list on the right, click Resend invitation "" or Cancel invitation "".

Add people to a group

Embed Google Groups in a Google Site

  1. Use the Embed option on the right Insert panel or disc
  2. Choose the Embed URL tab
  3. Enter or paste your Google Groups URL (simply the URL you use to visit the group in a web browser)
  4. Size the group how you wish it to be displayed and set and options (you can give it your own title, hide search, hide tabs or hide its title)