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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Questions with John

You all gave us great questions for our ASK JOHN feature. Mootools vs. Jquery What were the reasons (benefits) for choosing Mootools over JQuery?

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Tips and Tutorials: Photo Sharing

Social media interaction is often as visual as it is textual. Facebook’s billion dollar acquisition of Instagram, and the popularity of photo-sharing focused services like Pinterest, Flickr, Tumblr and others, means people enjoy sharing photos, and may even expect your community to offer these sharing features. Of course, photos may not be right for every […]

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Developer Spotlight: Hire-Experts

Our Developer Spotlight is back! Eldar Galiev, from Hire-Experts, shares the inside scoop of being an active SocialEngine development team. These guys offer customization services and develop top-notch add-ons, pushing the possibilities of our SocialEngine platform. Thanks guys! SocialEngine: First, thanks for the interview! Let’s start at the beginning, how did Hire-Experts get started with […]

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SocialEngine 4.2.3 – Bye-Bye Bugs

Hey everyone! We’ve released 4.2.3, a minor update mostly featuring bug fixes. Here’s the changelog, and you can download 4.2.3 from your account. Remember to backup before upgrading! Highlights: Option for admin to receive email notifications when members register. Added Knowledgebase Articles to the Admin Panel: only for new installations. Fixed issue with editing profile […]

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Client Spotlight: Isara

This Client Spotlight features Kirk Gillock from motorcycle helmet campaign; thousands of helmets were donated to improve safety in a country where Kirk says 80 percent of people drive on two wheels. started as a simple website, but now features the Isara community powered by SocialEngine. “The social media features of SocialEngine make it […]

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Tips and Tutorials: Selecting a Server for your Community

So you’re ready to create a social networking community with SocialEngine. To start, you need a server. Already have one? Great! Don’t have one? No sweat. It’s as simple as signing up with a company like Arvixe who offers optimized servers configured for SocialEngine. Arvixe is not your only option either. Really, any server that […]

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Add-On Highlights – Timeline, Credits and E-Commerce

Continuing off our last Add-On Highlight post, here are some more add-ons recently developed for SocialEngine! Use the Contact Developer buttons to ask them any questions, and we’re always available as well! Contact us. Add-on: SpurIT integrated LiteCommerce with SocialEngine to offer web store capabilities. Add-on: SpurIT also developed a Theme Selector. Members can select […]

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Building Your Social Network

SocialEngine is more than just a turnkey solution. A visit to our customize section demonstrates how dynamic a SocialEngine site can be with custom development. Modifications, simple or extreme, result in a social networking website specialized for you and your community. Sounds great, right? So how do you start? One place is our documentation section. […]

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Featuring: Wibiya

Wibiya integration enables a wide selection of apps for your SocialEngine community. The online web bar is interactive and enriches content, and has the potential to increase page views and member communication. Pin images to Pinterest, display Foursquare information, play Soundcloud tunes, chat with other members and more, all through the web bar. Setting up […]

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