A powerful open source social networking engine

Latest Release - December 14, 2014

Elgg 1.9.7 is the latest and recommended version of Elgg.
Please report all bugs to github.

Release Candidate - December 15, 2014

Elgg 1.10.0-rc.1 is the latest release candidate of Elgg. This is a release candidate and should not be used directly on production without extensive testing.
Please report all bugs to github.

Latest Release - September 7, 2014

Elgg 1.8.20 is the recommended release if using Elgg 1.8.

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: 1.9.7 MIT version

Download: 1.8.20 MIT version


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: