Events for Elgg

Event Manager is a plugin that allows you create and manage events within Elgg. Some users face issues creating an event or trying to view the event after being created. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to create events in Elgg
1. Download Event Manager for Elgg 1.8

2. Upload and install the plugin in the mod folder of your elgg installation. If you don’t know how to do it, read this article.

3. Sign into elgg as an Administrator. Go to the Administration Dashboard, and then go to menu “Configure -> Plugins” to activate the plugin uploaded:

event manager plugin activate elgg4. Go back to your elgg network, and go to header menu “Events“:

menu for events manager elgg

5. Then click on “New Event” to add a new event:

new event elgg events manager

6. Fill in the required information of the event:

event details elgg tutorials

7. Make sure you don’t miss any field! This is important, so that you can find your event easily inside the network.

8. And that’s it! The event has been created.

event saved events manager elgg tutorials

Note: The only problem with this plugin is the inability to create or display events inside a group. However for normal events works without any issue.

This concludes Events for elgg.

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