Places for Elgg

HypePlaces allows you to create places through a friendly interface. In this article I will explain how to use hypePlace for create places in Elgg sites.

Overview

HypePlaces provides a user friendly interface for adding and interacting with places within an elgg network with your friends and colleagues. You can show the places you have been without hassles on your profile and dashboard.

Getting Started

1. Download hypePlaces for Elgg 1.8

2. Upload and install the plugin in the mod folder of your elgg installation. If you don’t know how to do it, please read this article.

3. Sign into elgg as an Administrator. Go to the Administration Dashboard, and then go to menu “Configure -> Plugins” to activate the plugin uploaded:

activate plugin

4. To create a places, go back to your main site. Then go to header menu “More -> Places”:

top menu

5. Click on “Add place”:

add place

6. Now, you need to add places that users can select to check-in. Enter the data in the form. You can add title, address, picture, description, etc:

enter data form

7. Save your place, and that’s it! You and your users can check-in in a new place!

preview placepreview place maps

This concludes Places for elgg

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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Rodolfo Hernandez

Rodolfo Hernandez

I like photography and reading books. Currently working for Arvixe as Elgg Community Liaison. Elgg Security Expert Web Security Expert CEO of UDP SW Social Web

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