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PHP 5 Social Networking by Michael Peacock

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Chapter 10. Groups

We only have one user-facing feature left to implement for our Dino Space website, and that is groups within the social network. Most social networking websites have the ability for users to form their own sub-groups, a small sub-set of users discussing or sharing information about specific things. Within our site, this could be to allow groups of users to privately discuss matters, or for users who share common interests to discuss things without cluttering up everyone else's network with information that may not interest them.

In this chapter you will learn:

  • How to create a group area
  • How to allow users to create groups
  • How users can be invited to join these groups
  • How to deal with the "ownership" of a particular group

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