What is Elgg?
- Elgg is a Social Networking Framework.
- Using this,We can create our own Social Networking site.
- It Gives the Necessary Functionalities & Plugins to develop a Website.
- Example : Facebook(Public) & Microsoft Sharepoint (Networked Intranet).
- Elgg Requires a Web Server(Apache),the PHP Scripting Language & MySQL Database.
- MySQL – 5 or Greater.
- PHP – 5.2 or Greater with extensions of Graphical Processing (GD)
- Elgg also using the following web servers. – lighttpd,nginx,IIS.
Elgg History :
- Why named Elgg? –> Nothing Special. It’s one of the town in Switzerland.
- Elgg inventor –> It’s backed by a company called “Curverider”.
- Elgg is an Open Source Product.
- Elgg is released under GNU public license v2(Free License Software).This,means that the Source code is licensed to you.
- The GPL is the first and foremost copyleft license, which means that derived works can only be distributed under the same license terms.