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Elgg 1.8 Social Networking by Cash Costello

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Chapter 6. Finding and Using Plugins

Elgg is distributed with over 30 plugins. The previous three chapters gave an overview of the features that they provide. It is possible to build a social networking site using only those plugins, but it is likely that you will want to customize your site with additional plugins. This chapter covers all you need to know to find, evaluate, install, and configure plugins. The topics will include the following:

  • Administering plugins on your site
  • Finding plugins on the Elgg community site
  • Installing plugins
  • Finding and installing themes
  • Previewing three popular plugins available from the Elgg plugin repository

Plugin administration

In Chapter 3, A Tour of Your First Elgg Site, we gave a quick introduction to the plugin ...

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