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Majors requirement when talking of social networking: <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Communities...
Bloging   2
Forum   3
Communities/Groups   4
Profile   5
Friends   6
Sharing (files)   7
Sharing (Pages)   8
Tags Tags 9
RSS Feed   You can receive an alert every time something is posted  10
Social Networking in plain english http://tw.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc Web 2.0  http://tw.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4n...
End of Part 1  12
Enter then your: username:  password:  Go to:  http://mail.africaymca.org/elgg/ 13
Here your are !  14
Go to Tools> Groups  15
Click on the Knowledge Sharing Task Group  16
Presentation of the Group  17
Latest discussion  Group files  Group pages  18
Forum of the group Knowledge Sharing  19
Thread of the discussion 20
You can add any new topic/question in the forum  21
Different status of the topic:  Open Sticky  Resolved Closed  22
Restriction in the access to this discussion 23
There is a space dedicated to file sharing  24
Brief summary of the files. Keywords associated to the file Download the file Comment on the file  Title 25
Uploading a new file  26
Uploading the file Title of the file  Description of the file  Tags/keywords  Visibility (public, private, group)  27
Selecting Tags/keywords  are one of the most important things to do. Taging properly your document allows to retrieve them...
If you click on the tag “collaboration”, it will retrieve all the files tagged with this word 29
Visibility (public,login users,  private, group) 30
List of the pages of the group Knowledge Sharing  31
Creation of a page  32
Versioning of the page  33
Creating a new page  34
Title of the page Description of the page Tags/keywords  Visibility (public, private, group)  35
36
Can restrict only to the group  37
Searching somebody  38
You can add romulo as a friend  You can see the profile of “romulo”  The friends of “romulo” The friends of the friends of...
In this space you can create as many blog post as you want. Blog post always appeared in the reverse chronological order (...
Selecting Tags/keywords  are one of the most important things to do. Taging properly your blog post allows to retrieve the...
The blog is independent of the group, so the visibility can be: private, login user, public  42
If you click on the envelope, you can see if you get any message from a member of the community.  43
You can send a message to anybody who is part of the community.  44
If you want to change your password, go under settings.  45
Here you can change your password 46
Do not forget to “save” your change  47
For testing purpose, I create a group called  Sandbox 48
Click on All site groups 49
Click on Sandbox  50
Click on Join group and then try to make some test.  51
Once you feel comfortable you can work in our Knowledge Sharing Group  52
More on Elgg:  www.elgg.org Book:  Sharma Mayank  http://tinyurl.com/3z2oac 53
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Elgg Tutorial - Brief overview

  1. 1. Majors requirement when talking of social networking: <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Forums </li></ul><ul><li>Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Friends </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Feed Syndication (RSS) </li></ul>1
  2. 2. Bloging 2
  3. 3. Forum 3
  4. 4. Communities/Groups 4
  5. 5. Profile 5
  6. 6. Friends 6
  7. 7. Sharing (files) 7
  8. 8. Sharing (Pages) 8
  9. 9. Tags Tags 9
  10. 10. RSS Feed You can receive an alert every time something is posted 10
  11. 11. Social Networking in plain english http://tw.youtube.com/watch?v=6a_KF7TYKVc Web 2.0 http://tw.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE Article on Elgg: http://blogs.zdnet.com/social/?p=17 social networking in plain English 11
  12. 12. End of Part 1 12
  13. 13. Enter then your: username: password: Go to: http://mail.africaymca.org/elgg/ 13
  14. 14. Here your are ! 14
  15. 15. Go to Tools> Groups 15
  16. 16. Click on the Knowledge Sharing Task Group 16
  17. 17. Presentation of the Group 17
  18. 18. Latest discussion Group files Group pages 18
  19. 19. Forum of the group Knowledge Sharing 19
  20. 20. Thread of the discussion 20
  21. 21. You can add any new topic/question in the forum 21
  22. 22. Different status of the topic: Open Sticky Resolved Closed 22
  23. 23. Restriction in the access to this discussion 23
  24. 24. There is a space dedicated to file sharing 24
  25. 25. Brief summary of the files. Keywords associated to the file Download the file Comment on the file Title 25
  26. 26. Uploading a new file 26
  27. 27. Uploading the file Title of the file Description of the file Tags/keywords Visibility (public, private, group) 27
  28. 28. Selecting Tags/keywords are one of the most important things to do. Taging properly your document allows to retrieve them easily through the all network. Each tag create an hyperlink. Each tag must be separated by a comma 28
  29. 29. If you click on the tag “collaboration”, it will retrieve all the files tagged with this word 29
  30. 30. Visibility (public,login users, private, group) 30
  31. 31. List of the pages of the group Knowledge Sharing 31
  32. 32. Creation of a page 32
  33. 33. Versioning of the page 33
  34. 34. Creating a new page 34
  35. 35. Title of the page Description of the page Tags/keywords Visibility (public, private, group) 35
  36. 36. 36
  37. 37. Can restrict only to the group 37
  38. 38. Searching somebody 38
  39. 39. You can add romulo as a friend You can see the profile of “romulo” The friends of “romulo” The friends of the friends of Romulo The blog of “romulo” The files produced by “romulo” You can send a message to “romulo” You can see the pages produced by “romulo” By just clicking here you can see the profile and activities of “romulo” 39
  40. 40. In this space you can create as many blog post as you want. Blog post always appeared in the reverse chronological order (last in first.) 40
  41. 41. Selecting Tags/keywords are one of the most important things to do. Taging properly your blog post allows to retrieve them easily through the all network. Each tag create an hyperlink. Each tag must be separated by a comma 41
  42. 42. The blog is independent of the group, so the visibility can be: private, login user, public 42
  43. 43. If you click on the envelope, you can see if you get any message from a member of the community. 43
  44. 44. You can send a message to anybody who is part of the community. 44
  45. 45. If you want to change your password, go under settings. 45
  46. 46. Here you can change your password 46
  47. 47. Do not forget to “save” your change 47
  48. 48. For testing purpose, I create a group called Sandbox 48
  49. 49. Click on All site groups 49
  50. 50. Click on Sandbox 50
  51. 51. Click on Join group and then try to make some test. 51
  52. 52. Once you feel comfortable you can work in our Knowledge Sharing Group 52
  53. 53. More on Elgg: www.elgg.org Book: Sharma Mayank http://tinyurl.com/3z2oac 53

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