Tag: elgg

Elgg’s Menu System: Registering a menu item

Elgg’s Menu System: Registering a menu item

One of the bigger changes in Elgg 1.8 this year is its menu system. Previously, Elgg had distinct functions and methodologies for its different menus. To add to the site menu, add_menu() was used. Adding to the sidebar menu required a called to add_submenu_item(). The user hover menu worked through view extensions.

Elgg 1.8 Social Networking Offers Easier Administration, New Plug-In System

Elgg 1.8 Social Networking Offers Easier Administration, New Plug-In System

Social networking is not only for personal connections, as organizations are discovering. However, as public social networks are not always suitable for professional collaboration, tools like Elgg prove to be useful in the enterprise setting. The latest 1.8.0.1 release introduces improvements in administration, security and web markup standards.