Tag: Elgg

  • WordPress Multi User and ad hoc communities

    The emerging news out of WordCamp 2009 in San Francisco is that WordPress and its Multi User cousin are to merge into one product (further discussion). This makes a ton of sense, and makes it even easier to create a community of blogs. Iā€™m looking forward to this ā€“ I could keep my main blog […]

  • End of an era, start of a new one

    Update: Interested in what I’m doing now? Check out my about page. I have a major announcement to make: I co-founded Elgg with Dave Tosh five years ago, and it’s been a heck of a ride. I’ve been immensely proud of what we’ve been able to achieve, not least establishing the most popular open source […]

  • Elgg 1.5

    Elgg 1.5 was released today. There’s an official post over at news.elgg.org, but I wanted to make a note of it here too. This is the longest we’ve taken over a release since 1.0, and there are almost eight hundred significant engine changes since the previous version. More than one person has remarked to me […]

  • The Internet is People

    The following post is a fleshed-out version of my notes for my talk at the Elgg International Conference on Monday, December 1st, wherein I discussed my attitude to social networks and how they should be built. My slides are available in Powerpoint or OpenDocument Presentation format. Let’s take this to first principles. Stating the obvious, […]