O'Reilly logo

Elgg 1.8 Social Networking by Cash Costello

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Run Elgg's installer

Once the server is configured and the database is created, you are ready to run the web-based installer. The installer creates tables in the Elgg database, sets basic parameters of the site like its name, and creates the administrative account. To launch the installer, use your web browser to view your site. The URL depends on the server and where you put Elgg's code. If you put the code in the root of your web directory, this will be your main URL. If you put the code in a subdirectory, you will need to add that to the URL. You should see the following:

Run Elgg's installer

There are six installation steps and each page will follow this same design ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required