Elgg's "pages" feature will likely stick to simple publishing. Elgg's APIs can help create something like Facebook Pages, but it would still be a big project.
Look into the Comment Tracker / Content Subscription... view reply
Oh I see. If you delete a site object (not the river item), yes, associated metadata and annotations should be deleted automatically. The metastrings table has a separate cleanup process. If the metadata/annotation rows remain when you delete the... view reply
River items represent events. Some items have references to other objects. Those objects have metadata, annotations, etc. E.g. A page is created, we make a river item referencing it.
When you delete the river item, the... view reply
Use Embedded Login. It fetches a workable form via the browser so the session is maintained.
One issue is that it always shows the login form, even when you're logged in. Easy for a programmer to fix. view reply
River items were designed to represent events, and not all have a logical entity (needed to host the comments, usually an ElggObject). In hindsight we realized we should have made river items entities themselves, but that transition is only in... view reply
If you run an Elgg where the "Lost password" feature fails (e.g. localhost with no mail-sending abililty, or you lost access to the e-mail account), you may need to change your password to get back in.
Here's a script to do that.
First you'll need...
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Type hints are like laws set by PHP functions to demand what type of arguments must be passed in. Before Elgg 1.8.6, violations of these laws went completely undetected, so even careful plugin authors missed them and left incorrect...