Rename Members and Groups


I am trying to find an easy way to rename Members/Groups, and I saw these two:

  1. The Elgg Community: Rename Friends 1.8.x, version 1.1
  2. The Elgg Community: Rename Groups 1.8.x, version 1.0

 But they seems old. Is there a better way of doing this today, with a language file?

Please let me know if there is a place to read up on this... do I need my own theme?

Thanks a lot !


  • Have a look at the plugin Translation Editor this plugin allows you to change all the translations on the site.

    You can rename groups into 'communities' or whatever you want. It also has a search feature so you can easily find all the mentions of group.

    Also all custom translations are saved in dataroot (where the profile pictures are stored) so if you update Elgg you won't lose your custom translations.

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