Group Owner, Manager, and Moderator Roles

What are the differences between group owners, managers, and moderators?

Last Reviewed: 04/13/2014
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If you create a group, you're the group owner unless you've transferred ownership of the group to someone else.

As the owner you can change the role of a member to be a manager or moderator to help share in the management duties of your group.

Group owner - Has control over membership, discussions, settings, subgroups, rules and more. They can also transfer ownership of a group to another group manager.

Group manager - Has the same access to the group as the owner except they can't close or transfer ownership of the group.

Group moderator - Limited to monitoring discussions and comments and managing submission and moderation queues. They can also feature a discussion.

All 3 roles can:

Learn more about best practices for managing your group.

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