Discussions is now an elgg plugin!

In this article I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to enable site-wide discussions in Elgg.Overview

For several years, discussions was a bundled feature of the groups plugin where users could talk about any topic. Now, it has been upgraded to a plugin that you can use whenever you want. This is an exciting news because it was very complicated to customize it or even change the layout. Now you can extend it in any way you want.

Getting Started

1. Make sure you have the latest version of elgg, since this article only applies to the latest version.

2. Log into your elgg network with your administration account.

3. Open the Administration Dashboard. Then go to menu “Configure -> Plugins“:

elgg administration latest version arvixe tutorial linuxelgg plugins menu arvixe tutorials

4. Look for the “Discussions 1.9” plugin and activate it:

discussions elgg tutorials arvixe hosting

5. And that’s it! Discussions have been enabled!

This Concludes Discussions is now an elgg plugin!

Looking for quality Elgg Hosting? Look no further than Arvixe Web Hosting!

Happy Hosting!

Rodolfo Hernandez



Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Posted under Elgg | RSS 2.0

Author Spotlight

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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *