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Search by Group, Add Groups, Edit Groups

Search by Group

Select "Search by Group" from the drop down menu in the upper-right of the screen. This page allows institutional admins to browse and search through all groups at their institution, and to sort results by group name or group ID using the column headers.

Admin tool, list of groups

You can use the search box at the top of the page to quickly find groups that match your search criteria.

Admin tool, search results for groups including 'roman' in the title

Group Details

The admin search allows you to see relevant details for each group. You can see the group name, how many users are part of the group, and the unique group ID.

If you click on the "Edit Access" link for a group, a properties pane will open, showing you the specific users in the group.

panel showing list of users in History group

By clicking the "Add User" button on the properties pane, you'll be able to quickly add users to that group.

panel showing user being added to history group

Add and Edit Groups

Institutional administrators can add groups directly from the Admin Tool. This can be particularly useful if your work in Warpwire is a bit ahead of the registrar's office, for example.

When you click the "Add Group" button in the upper right of the page, a pane will appear on the right side of the screen.

You'll fill the Name, Unique Identifier, and SIS ID for the group you are about to create. The SIS ID will vary by institution, depending on the LMS and group management setup in use. If you're unsure about what to put in this field, talk to the other Warpwire admins at your institution, or shoot us an email at

panel showing user inputs for group creation

You can also edit groups from the Admin Tool, changing any of the fields. Simply click the "Edit Group" link to the right of the group you wish to edit.

panel showing completed user inputs for group creation

Export Group Data

If you click the "Export" link in the upper-right of the screen, a CSV will download.

export button in upper-right of the adin tool

This CSV will list all of the Groups, along with their unique identifier, and the number of users in the group.

spreadsheet with information about all groups

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