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social engine which powers all kinds of web social environments.

Elgg is a social networking framework. It provides the necessary functionality to allow you to run your own social networking site, whether publicly (like Facebook) or internally on a networked intranet. Elgg comes with advanced user management and administration, social networking, cross-site tagging, powerful access control lists, internationalisation support, multiple view support (eg cell phones), an advanced templating engine, a widget framework and more.




Download version 1.6.1 (stable)
released on 7 September 2009



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Leaders and contributors

Brett Profitt Maintainer
David Tosh Maintainer
Marcus Povey Maintainer
Pete Harris Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 4 February 2010.


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