-- Updated FAQ 80 with the new way to add users to your community. I took out the bits about using the Admin Console. There's an issue with the "shared" command so I'm taking out ALL console references from the FAQ for the time being. We don't even need them to be put back, but for now, it just details new way to do it.
On the other hand, if you've deliberately made your community a closed community, or you don't allow all of your members to post, then you can also grant individual users access to your community by using the Admin Console (http://www.livejournal.com/admin/console/).
There are two commands regarding communities and membership; "community" and "shared". The "community" command, when used properly, can easily upgrade people to being a member of a community. The "shared" command allows certain users posting access to a community, if the posting access rule is selective.
Before visiting the Console, make sure that you are logged in; only the maintainer of the community can execute these commands.
Do not enter the < or > symbols; these are only for reference purposes. Replace
To add a user to a closed community, execute the following command:
To grant a user posting access to a community, execute the following command:
As an example, to grant the user gooner posting access to the lj_userdoc community, the command would be:
shared lj_userdoc add gooner
That's all for now. Let me know if anything else needs to be updated. Thanks!