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Elgg Social Networking by Mayank Sharma

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Appendix B. Elgg Case Study

All through the book, I've shown-off Elgg's malleability and how customizable it is to mold into your web infrastructure. But like the punch line in the Mobil 1 "Drive Around the World" expedition advertisement, "the real test is in the real world".

Elgg has been deployed to power all sorts of social networks around the world. From non-profits organizations in Colombia to sports fan communities, Elgg provides a platform for interaction to students in universities across continents, and a network to facilitate communication between educators interested in electronic learning.

Let's take a detailed look at some of the Elgg implementations.

Enabling Non-Profits in Colombia

So where does Elgg fit into a non-profits online ...

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