How to Create Sub Groups in Elgg 1.8

The Groups plugin is a nice elgg feature that comes with elgg by default. However there has been a need of having groups inside of the groups (sub groups) to make the groups plugin behave like a forum. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to create sub groups in elgg 1.8

1. Download the community plugin “AU Subgroups for Elgg 1.8

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

3. Login on your Elgg network as an Administration and go to the Administration Dashboard: Learn More

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How to Create a Gallery with Thumbnails in Silex

Create a gallery by using Oof components!

We saw that you can create a gallery easily by using the Simple gallery plugin.

Here we are going to create a gallery with a function that you can’t have with the simple gallery plugin: the thumbnails of your pictures. Learn More

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How to Manage the Dolphin 7.1 Database System

Hello and welcome! In today’s blog I’m going to show you how to backup and restore your Dolphin 7.1 database. It’s crucial to always have a recent backup of your database in case of an emergency.

We’ll start by logging into our Dolphin admin area and clicking “Database Backup” under the “Tools” tab. Next click “Database Backup Tools” under the “Database Tools” block. It’s also possible to backup individual tables but it’s a far better practice to backup the entire database. Make sure the drop down menu is set to “Backup structure and content” and then select the “Save to your PC” option. This will save a copy of your database locally to your computer. This way you will have it even if a catastrophe happens on the server side. Learn More

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