Invite users to become members of a forum

Invite users to become members of a particular forum to encourage greater community involvement.

Before you begin

Role required: sn_communities.admin or sn_communities.forum_admin


  1. Navigate to Community > Forums.
  2. Choose a forum from the list that has been configured for membership.
  3. Select the Invite Users to Join this Forum related link.
  4. Complete the following steps to invite internal and external users.
    1. If the users to send the email invitation to are internal, click Edit Users.
    2. If external user registration is enabled, the Enter email address field is shown. Enter the email addresses of the external users to send the email invitation to.
    You can enter both internal and external users to your email invitation.
  5. Enter Comments to personalize the text in the email invitation.
  6. Click Submit.
    An email is generated and sent to the users in the list. The approval workflow set in the forum determines the approval of membership from an email invitation. You can view all email invitations in the forum on the Forum Email Invites related list.