A powerful open source social networking engine

Latest Release Candidate - August 11, 2014

Elgg 1.9.0-rc.6 is the latest release candidate of the upcoming 1.9 version of Elgg.
This release candidate is intended for developers and bug hunters.
Do not use on a production server! Please report all bugs to github.

Latest Release - March 12, 2014

Elgg 1.8.19 is the latest and recommended version of Elgg.

Elgg is available under a dual license, GPL Version 2 and the MIT license. The plugins are only available in the GPL release and so have been removed from the MIT release.

Download: 1.9.0-rc.6 MIT version

Download: 1.8.19 MIT version

Latest 1.7 release - March 12th, 2014

Elgg 1.7.22 includes an important security fix.
It is the recommended release if using Elgg 1.7.


If you are looking for somewhere to host your Elgg powered network, we are putting together a list of providers who have added Elgg hosting to their services.

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Arckcloud Hosting

Arvixe Hosting

Developer Access

If you're a developer and want the latest code you can grab the latest work in progress through GitHub: