Increase The Wire Characters Limit in Elgg 1.9

In previous versions of Elgg, the only way to increase the characters limit in the wire was through plugins developed by Elgg users; now it is available by default in Elgg. In this article, I will give you a step by step guide on how to increase The Wire Characters’ Limit in Elgg 1.9

Getting Started

1. Log into elgg as an Administrator

2. Go to the Administration Dashboard:

elgg admin dashboard

admin dashboard elgg

3. Go to menu “Configure -> Settings -> The Wire“:

wire settings page elgg tutorials

4. In the settings page of “The Wire” plugin, you can set the character limit from 140 to 250 characters, or unlimited characters. Save your changes to apply them on your elgg network:

changing character limits elgg the wire

5. And that’s it! You increased the characters limit in The Wire!

This concludes Increase The Wire Characters Limit in elgg 1.9

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