Customising Your ocPortal Website’s Design

Customising your ocPortal website’s design

Depending on how knowledgeable you are in CSS and HTML will determine how detailed a customisation you will want to make. This post aims to make it easier to find your way around the files you need to.

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Optimizing Elgg Search with Google Search

Elgg has a search plugin built in. However, it is not actually very good and it is server intensive. It was even replaced by Google Search at the elgg community. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to optimize elgg search with google search in elgg 1.8

1. Download and install Google Search plugin here. For plugin installation instruction, please read this article

2. Log into your elgg network as an Admin. Then go to sidebar menu “Configure -> Plugins”: Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Showing a Category-Specific Blog Feed

Recently on the mojoPortal user forums, the question was asked “How can I provide category-specific feeds from my blog?” This can be extremely relevant in the case of providing targeted topics to various areas of your site, or even allowing you to filter feeds to a specific author if you use a shared blog, or have a number of guest contributors. Joe Davis of i7Media offered an easy-to-follow solution – we’ll outline it here today.

There’s two main parts to this; locating the feed URL, and adding it to your Feed Manager instance. First, let’s find that category-specific feed. Navigate to your blog instance, and click the category of the blog you wish to provide as a feed.  From the posts page, copy the link URL from the RSS icon. If you don’t see an icon, you may need to go into your blog settings, and activate the feed link. Learn More

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