This documentation has been updated for Elgg 1.8.
Elgg can be easily extended to add extra functionality, this is accomplished through the use of Plugins.
Plugins can be obtained from:
To install a plugin, unzip the plugin and copy the plugin's main folder to the "mod" directory in your Elgg installation.
You must then activate the plugin:
In Elgg 1.7, the interface for managing installed plugins is located at Administration -> Tool Administration.