Introducing a powerful open source
social networking engine

Providing you with the core components you need
to build out socially aware applications

Get Elgg 1.12.5 (or 2.0.0-rc.2)

Elgg on GitHub

Elgg is an award-winning social networking engine, delivering the building blocks that enable businesses, schools, universities and associations to create their own fully-featured social networks and applications. Organizations with networks powered by Elgg include:

Upcoming Events

Hosting an upcoming Elgg event? Let us know and we'll add you to the list!


Want to improve Elgg? Check out our contributor's guide, then fork us on GitHub, or add some translations.


Looking for a provider to host your network built on the open source engine? Find companies who specialise in Elgg hosting.

Giving back

There are several ways you can help out the Elgg project. The options range from bug reporting and patch submission to joining the supporters scheme or buying a services listing.