Import to Elgg

I’ve been playing a bit with Elgg, an open source social networking platform and one of it’s cool features is the ability to automatically syndicate content from a different blog. Here’s how to do it:

  • go to your profile
  • click on Your Resources in the menu bar
  • click on Feeds (right under the page title)
  • add the address of the RSS feed for your blog
  • click on Publish to Blog (right under the page title)
  • tick the checkbox next to your newly added feed, and add a tag for Elgg to tag your incoming posts with
  • Click the update button.

Quite a neat feature (yes I’m testing it with this post)

Update: *scratches head* – doesn’t seem to work …


  1. We?ve just begun elgg hosting service. Of course it?s free!
    You can create your own social networking site such as facebook and myspace.
    This service is powered by the open source social networking platform Elgg.
    Blog publishing, File sharing, RSS feeds and much more!

    Please try to use at first!

  2. I have installed elgg 1.6.1 and am not able to find out this functionality – is it removed now ? [I am not able to find ” Your Resources in the menu bar” as told by you in step 2]

    Will be grateful to you if you can provide me some other links which describe this feature in more detail…

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