How to Display Profile Visitors in Elgg 1.8

For security and private reasons, most of the people want to know who visited their profile and for that reason, in this article I will give a step by step guide on how to display profile visitors to your users in elgg 1.8

1. To display profile visitors, we will use a tool called Izap Profile Visitors 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. Learn More

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How to Send Mass Email in Dolphin 7.1

Hello and welcome! In today’s blog I’ll show you how to use the Dolphin 7.1 mass mailer. It can be used to send an email to anyone who has subscribed on your site’s homepage and also all your members.

One thing to note is the Dolphin cron job MUST be setup for the mass mailer to correctly send out emails.

We will begin by logging into the Dolphin admin. Then we can adjust the number of emails the mailer sends per cron execution by clicking on “Email Templates” under the “Settings” tab on the left menu. Now click “Settings” on the top left corner of the screen. This option is useful if your host limits the number of emails allowed per hour. Change the number to suit your needs and then click Save directly below it. Learn More

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How to Set a Machine Key to Your Custom ASP Application

Machine key is used for authentication and security in ASP. If you have an asp application that requires login, you must set the Machine Key for security and to avoid a viewstate validation error. A viewstate validation error will log off any user connected to your application even if you set a 8 hours timeout. For that reason, In this article I will give a step by step guide on how to set a Machine Key to your ASP Application

The Machine Key <machineKey> element helps to control tamper proofing and encryption of ViewState, forms authentication tickets, and role cookies. Instead of creating a complicated function, we will use a tool to generate random machine keys.

1. Go to this address and get a random machine key. It should look like this: Learn More

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