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  • Dave added a new discussion topic Maximum number of subpages in the group Elgg Technical Support
    Hi I created a general info 'page', and then created a number of subpages (so that they would appear in the side bar as a nice list/tree for people to dig deeper) so i could see whether that was a good way of doing things rather than create a...
    • Well dave i have run into the same problem i fixed it by naming two main pages... part1 "title" 1/8 and part2 "Title" 1/8 then you just link them. this will do until the boys fix the tree bug.

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  • Dave added a new discussion topic database fields uery in the group Elgg Technical Support
    Hi I recently had a problem where someone registered and posted a blog with malicious intent.  Athough I deleted the 2 users (and now have siteaccess installed) and the blogs and everything else associated as a far as possible, there are a...
  • Dave replied on the discussion topic Importing data - such as files and pages
    Thanks guys.  I had a go with phpmyadmin (I'm not a programmer) it really is a lot more than my brain can work out so I have posted a request in the professional services group. Dave view reply
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  • Dave added a new discussion topic Importing data - such as files and pages in the group Elgg Technical Support
    Hello, I found various posts about importing users but couldnt find anything about importing data. I want to import several thousand files into elgg (like a library of documents for people to look up/download etc) as opposed to do them one at a...
    • not rocket science, but elggscience ;-) data imports into elgg have been done in various situations before - groups, profiles, avatars. i doubt if there's gonna be "documentation" on file imports per`se, but some decent knowledge of the elgg api and the data model will help.

    • Take a look at the file plugin's upload action. That has code for creating the Elgg file objects and creating thumbnails for images (and yes, that code should be pulled out into functions for resuse).

    • Thanks guys.  I had a go with phpmyadmin (I'm not a programmer) it really is a lot more than my brain can work out so I have posted a request in the professional services group. Dave

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