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BuddyPress vs. Elgg: Plugins/Mods

Maybe it’s just my perception of things, but it seems to me that Elgg has more working versions of its so-called mods (plugins). There are two for inviting friends, one for video management, a friend “relationship” mod and several others to make it turn into more of a MySpace/Facebook type of deal. There are a […]

BuddyPress vs. Elgg: Blogging

It’s hard to beat a blogging system when it’s the #1 open source blogging system in the entire universe. So it’s not much of surprise when I say that Elgg’s blogging platform doesn’t even come close to BP’s, because it’s built on WP. I wouldn’t call Elgg’s blogging system useless, though. Think of it as […]

BuddyPress vs. Elgg: Theming

Hands down, BuddyPress is much easier on the eyes than Elgg. There’s more activity on the homepage and whatever your WP site’s theme looks like, your BP installation will just look as pretty. Elgg, on the other hand, is the ugly duckling that just won’t grow up to be the graceful swan. The whole mods/views […]

BuddyPress vs. Elgg: Avatars

Created a new account and uploaded a pic during the signup process. Once I got to the avatar section, the dashed cropping selection was somehow stuck in the upper left corner instead of the actual picture. Proceeded to drag marquee toward the picture, but it jumped right back upon release of the dragging. Pressed enter […]