Create web forums for common interests using classic Groups

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Tips

Discuss common interests, roles, and more with people all over the world through classic Google Groups web forums.

Examples

  • Create interest-based clubs within your organization to help people connect at work.
  • Create communities for people in similar roles so they can share resources and advice.
  • Create a web forum for your class where students can discuss ideas, course topics, and more.

Find and join an existing web forum using classic Groups" "

NoteCurrently, this feature is only available in classic Groups, but it’s planned for new Groups.

Special note for G Suite accounts

To find or create web forums within your organization that are not public, go to Groups and click My Groups and then Switch organization view to example.com before doing the following tasks.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. In the search box at the top of the page, type a keyword from the topic.
  3. Click any of the search results to open the group’s page, and click Apply to join group.

Create a web forum using classic Groups" "

NoteCurrently, this feature is only available in classic Groups, but it’s planned for new Groups.

  1. Sign in to Google Groups.
  2. In the upper left corner, click Create group.
  3. Enter information and choose settings for the group.
  4. Choose Web forum for the type of group.
  5. Choose who can join, post, and see topics in your group.
  6. Click Create group.
  • If you’re creating a group in your work or school account, your group’s address ends with example.com.
  • If you’re creating a consumer group, your group’s address ends with googlegroups.com.
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