The Different Components for Using Silex

As you all know components are essentials to any publication on the web. You’ll find listed below the different types of components available for Silex:

Image component (jpg, png, gif)

This component allows you to insert images with different format in your publication. Learn More

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How to Add Google Maps in Elgg 1.8

Google Maps is a great tool to share with people where you are or to find any location. Integration with elgg was not available until a couple of months ago. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to add Google Maps to profiles in Elgg 1.8

1. To add Google Maps to elgg profiles, we will use a tool called Google Maps Widget for elgg 1.8 You can download it 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. Learn More

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How to Add and Delete Components with Silex

With Silex it’s very easy to add / delete components in your publication.

Add Components

Note: to add components to your publication, you have to:

* be in edition mode (right click  on your publication + login / password)
* open the wysiwyg

Just select the sublayer on which one you want to add your component(s) and click on “add component”: Learn More

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