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SE4 Roadmap Update

There’s lots going on here at SE central, so we’d like to take a minute to share some exciting new features that we’re working on for the upcoming release of SocialEngine 4.1, as well as some other announcements: 1. Membership billing: This is one of the most frequently requested features so we’re glad to announce […]

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SDK Released

For those interested in SocialEngine development, we’ve just released a Software Development Kit (SDK) to help build the standard distribution packages for SocialEngine 4. This simple system allows you to easily package and deploy your mods. You can learn more and download the SDK on our knowledgebase. Using the SDK, you can create a basic […]

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SocialEngine 4 Information

We’ve developed SE4 with the primary goals of improving SE3’s customizability and extensibility. SE4 will not only be a turnkey white-label social network, but also a broadly-applicable social content platform in its own right. The platform will be designed with a high level of modularity so that third-party plugins, skins, and other custom scripts can […]

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SocialEngine 4 Announced

The SocialEngine team has been carefully planning the upcoming version of SocialEngine, SE4, since April. With planning now nearly complete and development already underway, we aim to roll out SE4 by early winter. This new version will involve a complete rewrite of the platform itself, leveraging the Zend framework to make it almost perfectly modular […]

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Login Issues

Over the last couple months we’ve received some reports of login issues with a very small fraction of SocialEngine customers. Our team has been working on addressing the issue, however the lack of frequency and inability to consistently reproduce the issue has delayed our ability to release a patch. We’d like to ask for your […]

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v3 Album Plugin

Finally! We are just about done upgrading the album plugin! Before we release it, I’d love it if you could give it a spin and report any bugs in the comments so that I can fix them before release. Things that are different in this plugin to look for: 1. Photo Tagging! 2. The ability […]

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v3 Announcement

Alright guys, based on all the comments and messages we’re receiving, we have decided to do things a little bit differently than what I had first announced. Over the next week or so, we will be making all of the plugins compatible with v3, but not “upgrading” them yet. In other words, the plugins will […]

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Quick note about language vars

A note to all your developers who are making your plugins compatible with SE: The language variables have a numbering scheme that I wanted to share with you – to begin with, the platform reserves all the variables from 1-1,000,000. Though there are substantially fewer language variables than that in the platform (less than 1200, […]

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“My Network” page

So as we are winding down on v3 development in the next week or so, we have finally come to the “My Network” page that so many of you have requested. I may have asked this before, but I have been very focused on other features in the last handful of weeks, so bear with […]

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Another slew of features to show off!

This week I’ve been adding features at a break-neck pace! Without further ado, here are some previews: 1. One of the features that has been requested is the ability for the admin to disable “Delete Account” page and to disallow username changing. I’ve added that feature in the user level area: 2. I’ve also been […]

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