Edit Wire Post in Elgg

The Wire is a feature that allows users to publish short messages within an Elgg network. It is a fast way to socially interact with people. However, it is a very basic feature and it doesn’t let users to edit their wire posts. In this article, I will give you a step by step guide on how to edit wire posts in Elgg.

Getting Started

This plugin is easy to install, and you only need enable it, and works without extra settings.

1. Download The Wire Edit 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, 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.

menu plugins

activate plugin edit the wire

4. Upon activation, users will now have the option within their own wire posts to edit and change the content of the wire post:

edit wire post5. And that’s it! Users can edit messages posted on The Wire.

This concludes how to edit wire post in Elgg

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