How to Install a Word Filter in Elgg 1.8

Many of our users are running a family oriented network, and they needed a way to filter words. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to filter bad words in elgg 1.8

1.  Download a plugin called “Word Filter for elgg 1.8”, which can be downloaded 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: Learn More

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mojoPortal News: August Recap

August is traditionally a lull time for many folks in the Northern Hemisphere, including developers. Our mojoPortal folks have been heads-down on new projects – here are the highlights.

i7 Media has released their first html5mojo skin, SwiftBlue v1. From Joe Davis of i7Media: “SwiftBlue is the first in a series of template skins developed by i7MEDIA for mojoPortal. It was designed as a contribution to the mojoPortal community and the html5mojo project. SwiftBlue has been created with semantics-friendly HTML5 Markup.”

mojoPortal officially released the mojoPortal Skin Exporter for Artisteer 4 – this plugin for Artisteer allows designers to create a template in Artisteer, and directly export it for use in a mojoPortal implementation. While Artisteer 4 is still in beta, this is a great step forward in being able to create templates quickly and easily for use in mojoPortal websites. Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Synchronizing Your Local mojoPortal Instance With Your Live Site

mojoPortal site upgrades are usually very smooth and straightforward. However, if it’s been a while since the last site upgrade, or there’s customization to the site, it’s really a good idea to have a synchronized version of the site on your local workstation to test upgrades or changes.

We’ll go with the pre-conditions that you have the local files for your mojoPortal implementation, including any customization, that you’re working in Visual Studio, and that you went with the default SQL Server back end.

Log into your hosting provider admin; depending on whether you have cPanel, Plesk, or other system, your route to the backup manager will vary. Once you’ve determined where your database backup is managed from, make a backup of your live database. Download your backup to your computer, and use the SQL Server Management Studio to restore it locally. Learn More

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