Create a Market in Elgg

In this article I will explain how to create a market in your Elgg website. Using the Market plugin for Elgg you can implement a section on your website where users can share different items to advertise and sell.

1. Download Market plugin 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:

activePlugin4. After activating the plugin, go to the main site menu, and click on “The Market”:

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5. To create a new ad, click on the button “Create New Ad“:

create ad market elgg tutorials

6. Enter the title, description, price, tags, image and permissions.

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7.  Save your changes. Your ad will be published to the site:

ad saved market elgg

8. And that’s it! The product has been created with The Market Plugin.

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Individual Listing | The Market for Elgg 1.8

This concludes create a market in elgg.

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