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How to use google jQuery CDN for Elgg websites?

Posted on: December 28th, 2012 by Raez Mon No Comments

This is a simple tutorial for creating an elgg plugin which will let you use jQuery CDN for elgg websites. Type : Tutorial | Time : Less than 5 minutes | Difficulty : None Why should I use jQuery CDN? Better Caching : when you’re hosting jQuery locally in your website then your visitors must download […]

Elgg – galliCache plugin : A performance booster for your elgg websites

Posted on: December 24th, 2012 by Mahin No Comments

Introduction galliCache is an elgg plugin, which caches your site’s public pages and serve your users with these cached pages. The plugin is available for Elgg 1.8 websites only. By using this plugin you can avoid plenty of DB queries and this will speed up your Elgg website significantly. Unfortunately it still means loading the PHP […]

How to create a simple Helloworld widget in Elgg?

Posted on: May 24th, 2012 by Raez Mon No Comments

In this tutorial we will help you to create your first simple widget for Elgg. This is so simple. Follow these steps and just create 4 files and you will get your first Elgg widget. You can download the final plugin from following link. We are going to create a Love Calculator for Elgg. This […]

How to increase speed and performance of your Elgg website

Posted on: May 10th, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel 3 Comments

Hello people, through this tutorial we will help yoou in increasing the performance and speed of your elgg website by some simple tweaks. Check these and let us know your feedback. These are all based up on our inferences on upgrading our home site to Elgg 1.8.X Click the below image to see our site […]

How to create cron job for Elgg?

Posted on: April 10th, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel 10 Comments

It is a common question we are getting from the elgg community,  to help people in setting up elgg cron jobs in their installation. You may not be aware that Elgg requires a cron to be run. But actually it needs. For those new comers here is an introduction to cron, its purpose, and how […]

Upgrading Team Webgalli site to Elgg 1.8.3

Posted on: April 8th, 2012 by Raez Mon 4 Comments

Friends, today we have completely succeeded the upgrade of our old Elgg 1.714 website to the new Elgg 1.8.3. It was a wonderful job. The best thing about it was that no core modification was needed for our development. Following are the things we have implemented in our Elgg 1.8.3 Installation A neat and clean […]

How to install Elgg on Win XP / Win 7 / Win Vista

Posted on: October 13th, 2011 by Mohammed Aqeel 3 Comments

Hello friends, In the past, we have written an elgg documentation on how to install your Elgg copy on a Windows XP / Windows VIsta / Windows 7 PC. I will repost it here for a quick reference if you are in need. XAMPP Installation for Elgg These intructions are provided in case you want […]