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Elgg Social Networking by Mayank Sharma

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Chapter 6. Customizing Elgg

Setting up Elgg is all about customizing. In the previous chapters, we've been tuning the various features of Elgg as per our requirements for socializing. Along with that, customizing the look and feel of our network is also important. In this regard as well, Elgg offers several options.

In this chapter, we'll see how simply by moving around components, individual Elgg users can customize their landing page. We'll also understand Elgg's theming system and create our own themes using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).

Why Customize?

Elgg ships with a professional looking and slick grayish-blue default theme. Depending on how you want to use Elgg, you'd like your network to have a personalized look. If you are using the network ...

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