Edit Wire Posts in Elgg

Major social networks give you the ability to edit or change your status, which is a very useful feature for users that make spelling mistakes in their status. In this article I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to edit wire posts in elgg.


The Wire is a feature that allows you to share status within your elgg network with friends and colleagues. A neat feature that encourages social interaction between your members.

Getting Started

1. Download “The Wire Edit” plugin for elgg 1.8

2. Log into your elgg network as an Administrator, and open the Admin Dashboard. Go to menu “Configure -> Plugins“. Look for the “The Wire Edit Plugin” and enable it:

elgg plugin menu


enable plugin elgg

3. The plugin will be up and running upon activation. Now, you can go to the activity page of your elgg network and you will be able to edit your wire posts:

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This concludes Edit Wire Posts in Elgg

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