How to Send Welcome Messages to New Users in Elgg 1.8

In this article I will give a step by step guide on how to send welcome messages to new users in elgg 1.8

1. To greet new users, we will use a tool called Welcome Message for elgg 1.8 You can download it here

2. After downloading the plugin, upload the plugin to the mod folder of your Elgg network to install it. If you don’t know how to do that, please read this article.

3. After that, please sign in as an Administration and go to the Administration Dashboard:

4. Then go to menu “Configure ->Plugins” and activate the Welcome Message for elgg 1.8 plugin:

5. After activating the tool, please go to Menu “Configure -> Settings -> Welcome Message” to set up the message that you would like to send to your new users:

6. In the Welcome Message Settings page, you can write the title and content of the message that you want to send to new users after registration:

7. After writing the message, click save to store the new welcome message:

8. And that’s it! Your Welcome Message will be sent to new users

This concludes How to send Welcome messages to new users in elgg 1.8

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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