Better Elgg Management

Westors Elgg Manager is a great plugin and easy to use. It is extremely useful for elgg webmasters. This tool implements an elegant solution to manage users, friends, external contacts, groups and messages. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to improve elgg management.

1. Let’s download Westors Elgg Manager for Elgg 1.8 here

2. Install the plugin in the mod folder of your Elgg installation. If you don’t know how to do that, read this article.

3. Sign into your Elgg network as an Administrator and on the top bar, click on the Administration link:


4. Go to menu “Configure > Plugins”:

image-45. Search for “Westors Elgg Manager 1.8.3 free” click and activate it:

image-56. Go to menu “Configure -> Settings -> Westors Elgg Manager” There you can configure the operation of the plugin, options for users and administrators:


That’s it. You can perform user management in a more easy and practical. It has options: User, Groups, Elgg-Entities and Settings:

Arvixe westorElggManNote: This plugin comes with a Mass mail feature, however be very careful when using it. Do not use this feature if you have more than 200 users without setting cron jobs to limit the amount of emails that can be send per hour.

This concludes Better Elgg Management.

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Rodolfo Hernandez

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