Sharepoint 2013 - users cant share site

Im having trouble locating the problem of my Access Request Settings.  Normally users can share a site but the recent site I made has this -  "Members cannot share this site because this site is missing a default members group"   not sure what mistake I made when I made this site, but now that the site is made how do I fix so users can share the site.

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Last updated October 15, 2019 Views 3,645 Applies to:

Hi Lisa,


I would suggest you follow the steps below to troubleshoot this issue.

  1. Navigate to the affected subsite.
  2. Click the gear and select Site settings.
  3. Select Site permissions under Users and Permissions.
  4. Check which default group is missing in this page. (<subsite> Owners, <subsite> Members, <subsite> Visitors)
  5. Modify the URL of this page to <siteURL>/_layouts/permsetup.aspx.
  6. Create a new group for the missing default group. (You can also use an existing group.)
  7. Select OK.
  8. Then the error should disappear.



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