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Elgg Social Networking by Mayank Sharma

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Chapter 7. Elgg Plug-Ins

Throughout the book, I've raved about Elgg's features. Despite having malleable features that you can use to tweak Elgg as per your requirements, it might fall short on certain points. But thanks to the clever developers of Elgg, it has been designed to take on new features. Think of a basic Elgg install as a core that has enough features to get you started. Depending on your particular requirements, you can add layers and layers of plug-ins over this core.

Just like themes and templates, plug-ins allow you to personalize your network. But this type of personalization is different. While templates and themes decorate the exterior, plug-ins personalize it by extending the core functionality of the network.

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