How to Change the Text of the Validation Email in Elgg 1.8

When a user opens an account on your Elgg network, he receives a default notification email to validate his account. Many of our Elgg users want to modify the content of that email to make it more personal. In this in article, I will give you a step by step guide on how to change the text of the validation email in Elgg 1.8.

1. First, let’s connect to your site with an FTP Manager. After that we need to open the languages folder, located in YourElgg1.8Folder/mod/uservalidationbyemail/languages/

2. Open the file en.php Learn More

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mojoPortal Tips: Migrating a Site to Arvixe VPS, Wrap-Up

Well, it’s been an interesting experience to transfer our client sites from our previous hosting service to the new Arvixe VPS. Overall, I’ve been very pleased with the transition, but there are a few “gotchas” that you’ll appreciate being able to handle in advance, so that it’s a non-issue for you and your business.

One of the first “gotcha” moments occurred after I switched over my first client site to the new VPS. When you create your domain and website, you can also create mail accounts for that server. However, the domain pointer directing your user to the webmail (i.e. ‘’) isn’t automatically generated. In order to correct this, I had to log into the VPS via Remote Desktop Connection, and add a domain pointer manually to the mail server. In order to do this: Learn More

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