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Redirects new users to a customizable page after the first login.

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A complete rewrite of the original: http://community.elgg.org/pg/plugins/project/384773/developer/fabcol/welcomer



  • Configure welcome page to display to new users
  • users confined to welcome page until clicking "continue"
  • users redirected to original destination after viewing welcome page
  • Configurable secondary page to display on second login
  • Retains original settings from 1.7 version if upgrading to 1.8
  • Send message on next login, regardless of notification settings


  • Users cannot avoid welcome page by clicking browser back button
  • Users cannot avoid welcome page by immediately logging out

Useful for introductory messages for new users, terms and conditions acknowledgement, etc.


Produced for and with the support of Athabasca University, Canada.

Matt Beckett

I'm a self-employed web developer, family man, nerd, scuba diver. Manager/maintainer of this elgg community site, and core Elgg development team member.

Project Info


  • Category: User admin
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2015-10-12
  • Downloads: 3985
  • Recommendations: 25

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