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First of I want to say thank you for recommending on changing the settings in the php.ini. That fixed the upload problem.

How can I change the value on the group that the user is assigned to after they create a new account?  I am also getting ready to purchase a license soon.

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I'd glad you're considering purchasing.

ocPortal supports quite advanced usergroup auto-joining. You can create usergroups that are "default groups", which means members are automatically placed within them, as a secondary group membership. You can also create usergroups that are "presented at install", which gives the user a direct choice to join them when they join; again, as a secondary group membership.
These options are both configured on the add/edit screen for individual usergroups.

Members always start on the same primary usergroup when they join. It's the usergroup that's entitled 'Newbie' by default. For stability reasons, ocPortal won't let this get changed. I'd advise simply editing this group so that it meets your needs :). Renaming it from 'Newbie' and removing the promotion targets is something quite a few users want – usually on more formal communities.

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