Tips and Tutorials: Selecting a Theme for your Community

Presentation is an important element when creating your community. How are you representing your idea visually? In what ways can design improve the experience? A glance at our client showcase sites demonstrates how differently a SocialEngine website can be themed. Our default themes provide some variety, but for those you who find these themes too… Continue reading Tips and Tutorials: Selecting a Theme for your Community

Video: New Pages for 4.1.8 Layout Editor!

The following video showcases the new pages that can now be edited with the Layout Editor. This new feature will be releasing for SocialEngine version 4.1.8 Here is a list of the pages that can be edited with the layout editor: Site Footer Site Header Album Browse Page Album Photo View Page Blog Browse Page… Continue reading Video: New Pages for 4.1.8 Layout Editor!

Designer Spotlight: Overit Media

Introducing our Designer Spotlight series, we are excited to feature an interview with Dan Dinsmore of Overit Media, a digital agency that invents, designs, and deploys effective media. They have designed some award-winning sites using SocialEngine, like Opposites Connect, so we were eager to pick Dan’s brain on all things design! SocialEngine: Thanks for agreeing… Continue reading Designer Spotlight: Overit Media

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… Continue reading New Third-party Mods Area & Custom Projects Board

Third-party Developer Profiles

You may have noticed the new site menu above. We are rolling out a series of improvements to the SocialEngine website, most of which are focused on helping SE clients find the third-party plugins, add-ons, themes, and custom services they need. Here’s a quick summary of the changes we’ll be implementing: 1. If you have… Continue reading Third-party Developer Profiles

Tutorial: Adding your header/footer

Everyone, We know that giving your community a unique look is an absolute priority. We built the Layout Editor in SocialEngine 4 to make this easy. Still, we’re getting a lot of questions about how this can be done, so we wrote a tutorial to help guide anyone with questions about it. I hope this… Continue reading Tutorial: Adding your header/footer

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… Continue reading SDK Released

Need Customizations? Talk to Lee.

Since SocialEngine’s first release, our team has received an overwhelming number of requests for custom projects. However, we are committed to focusing on improving the product itself and developing new features and plugins. To solve this problem, we’ve been seeking out third-party development firms that can take on all of your exciting SocialEngine project ideas.… Continue reading Need Customizations? Talk to Lee.