Archive for the ‘Free Elgg plugins and themes’ Category

How to invite friends from facebook in Elgg.

Posted on: November 30th, 2013 by Webgalli 2 Comments

This is a plugin configuration guide for the Elgg plugin – “galliFBinvite” which will allow your site users to invite their Facebook friends to join the site. Requirements An Elgg 1.8.X site. Filezilla A google account (optional) and basic knowledge to create a Facebook app. Installation Download the plugin from elgg’s plugin repo. Unzip it […]

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 […]

Desktop notifier application for Elgg

Posted on: October 30th, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel 10 Comments

It is our great pleasure to inform you that, we are planning for the development of a desktop notification plugin for Elgg (1.8 sites only). The application is having a lot of features including, notifying the users about their pending friend requests, new river updates from their friends, new unread mails etc.. The application is […]

Shortcodes for Elgg

Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by Mohammed Aqeel 2 Comments

The shortcodes system introduced by WordPress waaay back in version 2.5 was a great way of adding theme-specific styling through a simple-to-use tag in your post editor, or in your theme’s coding. The advantage of using short codes is to get the functionality with the limited number of codes. The same code can be used for inserting […]

Top five Elgg plugins for 2012

Posted on: June 13th, 2012 by Sarath C 4 Comments

Besides being a powerful, easy to use, flexible and beautiful platform by itself, Elgg is also loved because of it’s high level of customization and optimization. Plugins are the best way to optimize and enrich your Elgg installation. And it’s not limited to performance only. The plugins for Elgg offers range from photo galleries, videos, […]

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 […]