How to Integrate Google Drive with Elgg 1.8

Google Drive lets you store any document or file you want. It is a free service with almost unlimited storage. Not only that, Google Drive lets you share any file or document with your friends or everybody in the internet. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how integrate Google Drive with elgg 1.8 so that you can share your Google Drive files in your elgg network.

1. First download the elgg community plugin Google Drive here

2. Now, upload the plugin to the mod folder. If you don’t know how to do that, read this article.

3. Log into elgg as an Admin. Open the Administration Dashboard and go to menu “Configure -> Plugins“: Learn More

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Allow Members to “Hide” from the Browse Members in phpFox v.3.5

This article will show you how to allow members in a specific user group to hide their profile from the Browse Member page in the 3.5 version of phpFox.

phpFox released the 1st Beta of version 3.5.  This new version has some features that you may want to enable on your site.  Keep in mind, that at the time of the writing of this article, phpFox v.3.5 is in its first Beta stage, so it is not recommended that you load it on a live website.  Per your phpFox license, you can install phpFox on a live site AND on a development version of your live site in a development or phpfoxdev subfolder or subdomain. Learn More

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How to Get a String’s Length with Javascript


Learn how to get a string’s length with a very simple Javascript property: length. This is really useful when you want to do, for example, field validations with JS; you evaluate the length and then do something.

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