How to Allow Members to Add Custom RSS Feeds in Dolphin 7

In today’s article, I will show you how to use the “Custom RSS” module with your Dolphin 7 based site. Before we begin we need to install the module. A step by step guide on installing the Dolphin 7 base modules can be found here.

Once we have the module installed any member can add or delete an RSS feed to their profile by clicking “Edit” under the “Custom RSS” block on their profile page. To add a custom feed you simply add the feed URL, the number of items to display and the title of the feed. Learn More

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How to Embed PDF Files and Other Documents in Elgg 1.8

Several of our Elgg users needed a way to display PDF files and other documents uploaded in their Elgg network. Since there was no tool available for that, I decided to develop a plugin that will let you display those types of documents and more. In this article, I will show you a step by step guide on how to how to embed PDF files and other documents in Elgg 1.8.

1. First, we are going to download a plugin from the Elgg Community called “SW Social Docs for Elgg 1.8″ here.

This is a plugin that will let you embed Adobe PDF, MS Word and MS PowerPoint files in your site.
2. After downloading unzip the file inside the folder “mod” and activate the plugin: Learn More

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