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How To Create an Online Community

So you want to create a social network, and you want it to be vibrant. What are some things you can do to make sure you’re successful? First, you have to accept that humans are tricky things. You can’t write a formula for how to grow a community, or at least if you can, I’ve […]

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New Third-party Mods Area & Custom Projects Board

We’re delighted to see the SocialEngine development community growing faster than it ever has before. To help support everyone that’s working with SE-based projects and developing their own add-ons, we’ve made some useful additions to the SocialEngine website. Here’s a summary of what’s new: 1. We’ve added a What’s New area to showcase recently-added third-party […]

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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 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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SE v3 Live Demo Available, Video Plugin Released

Today is the big day! Our development team has updated all the plugins and rolled SE v3 out of beta. You can now explore SocialEngine 3 (and all updated plugins) on our live demo sites. The platform and all plugins are now stable, so you can feel free to install them on your server and […]

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Third-party Plugins Area Added

We are thrilled that many of you are developing your own SocialEngine plugins, mods, tutorials, template sets, etc. Since we’ve already created a place for you to share your creations for free (the tutorials area), we’ve created another page (the third-party plugins area) for you to sell your own plugins, templates, etc. If you would […]

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