Users may be invited to the site and prestaged in a group.
Upon account creation the user will be added to this group.
This feature is useful when you wish to invite a group of private beta testers, employees, etc.
This feature is only available to forum admins
Using the UI:
Using the API:
require 'discourse_api' client = DiscourseApi::Client.new("somesite",port) client.api_key = "your key" client.api_username = "an_admin" client.invite_user_to_topic(topic_id: 1, email: "email@example.com", group_ids: "1,2,3") client.invite_user_to_topic(topic_id: 1, email: "firstname.lastname@example.org", group_names: "bugs,cars,testers")
At the moment you may not invite users to predefined groups such as, trust level groups, admin, mod or staff groups.