How to Protect Your Site From Spammers in Elgg 1.8

In previous articles, I discussed about how to stop automated spammers from registering. However, there are some spammers that can get through and post spam all over your network. For that reason, in this article, we will learn how to stop spammers from posting on your network.

1. First, we will download a plugin called Spam 1.8.x Throttle. You can download it here

2. After downloading the tool, install it on your network. Please refer to this article about installing a plugin in Elgg 1.8

3.  After that, please login on your Elgg network as an Administration and go to the Administration Dashboard: Learn More

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How to Use Deep Zoom in Silverlight

If you still do not know what Deep Zoom is, it’s time to learn about it! :)

Deep Zoom provides the ability to interactively view high-resolution images. You can zoom in and out of images rapidly without affecting the performance of your application. Deep Zoom enables smooth loading and panning by serving up multi-resolution images and using spring animations. Learn More

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How to Modify the Dolphin 7 Member Menu

Hello and welcome! In today’s article, I’ll show you how to manipulate the Dolphin 7 member menu. The member menu is the small java menu bar that appears at the top and bottom of the users screen when logged in.

To access the member menu builder simply log into your Dolphin admin and select “Member Menu” under the “Builders”  sub-menu on the left.

Editing the top member menu

Editing the top member menu

Now you will notice you can drag and drop any field from the “Active Items” to the “All Items” section and vice versa. If you click on any of the items in the “Active Items” section you can also edit the name, icon, and if the action opens a new window. Learn More

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