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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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Important Security Patch Released – SE 2.83

Hi everyone, We’ve just been notified of an important security issue in SocialEngine. We are distributing a patch that will immediately fix the issue and keep your installation safe. The patch only requires that you replace three files. You can download the standalone patch from the link below, or by logging into our client area […]

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Music Plugin Released, SocialEngine Price Lowered

Due to the massive number of requests for a music player on users’ profiles, we’ve released a Music Plugin. This new plugin will give your users a way to upload audio files (with a convenient Java multi-file uploader or a basic HTML form), create a playlist, and share their music on their profiles. The Flash […]

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15-day Trial Updated

We’ve updated our 15-day free trial version of SocialEngine to the most current version, 2.81. The trial is now also bundled with all of our plugins – groups, albums, events, photos, polls, chat, and classifieds. To all of you considering SocialEngine, we think this will give you a good idea of what our platform can […]

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Polls Plugin Released

Polls and voting features have been requested quite a bit in the past, so we have created an official Polls plugin. This simple plugin allows your users to create their own polls and display links to them on their profiles and recent activity feeds. Your users can also browse through the most popular or most […]

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SocialEngine Community Launched

Here’s something cool. We’ve finally created a live community for all you SE enthusiasts out there to discuss ideas, mods, and feature requests. I’m sure none of you will be surprised to see that we’ve used SE as the basis for the new community. We will also be maintaining an informal development blog there, so […]

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Classifieds Plugin Released, New Tutorials, New Team Member

Here’s something many of you have been waiting for. We’ve released a classifieds plugin! This plugin lets your users post classifieds listings within any categories you create (like “Jobs”, “Personals”, “For Sale”, etc.) Your users’ listings will appear in the recent activity feed and on their profiles. Users can also browse your marketplace by category […]

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Groups 2.4 Released, Tutorials Made Public

It’s about time we revisited some of our older plugins and spiced them up a bit! Charlotte has improved the Groups plugin by adding forum-style threaded discussions. We think discussion threads will keep your users more actively engaged with other group members, which translates to more user-generated content and page views for you!

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Chat Plugin Released

Here’s a tasty new plugin – live chat! This plugin lets you install a live chatroom on your social network, allowing your users to interact, create new connections, and have more fun. The chat system utilizes AJAX to put a minimum amount of stress on your server, and management is a snap. Use the admin […]

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SocialEngine 2.5 Released, New Tutorials Added

SocialEngine 2.5 is ready for download! This update includes some minor bug fixes throughout the platform. Also, Charlotte and John have been coding furiously this week to bring you three new mod tutorials: HOW TO: Create A Plugin (Part 1) This tutorial guides you through the process of creating your very own SocialEngine plugin. New […]

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