Recent Entries

  • Setting Up Subscription Plans

    You’ve just launched your website. Congrats! Now the question is, how do you maximize your user signups right away along with monetizing your community? One way to entice users to try out your site, and monetize your community, is to set up both Free and Paid plans on your website. That way, ...
  • How to Protect Your Site Using SSL and HTTPS

    What is Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)? SSL is a protocol that encrypts the data being passed back and forth between a web browser and a website’s server. Think of it this way: you are passing a note to someone across the room. Normally, anyone who’s helping to pass it along can simply ope...
  • Manually Reset an Admin Password

    In the event that the administrator password is forgotten and the associated email account is inaccessible there is still a way to regain access to the admin account. The administrator password can be manually reset through the MySQL database using the steps below. We recommend that you backup your ...
  • phpFox Importer

    You’ve made a great decision to migrate your website to our SocialEngine product. With the help of an importer plugin, you’ll have your users and content imported in no time! This tutorial will walk you through the process. What You Need for this Import: A freshly installed SocialEng...
  • Inspira Theme

    The Inspira Theme has special settings and configurations allowing you more control over the design of your site.  Important When working with Inspira, it's very important to enable development mode after changing any settings for this theme. We recommend that you enable and the...
  • How to use the Cloud Storage Feature

    SocialEngine PHP includes a Cloud Storage feature. You can store content externally using services such as Amazon S3 and CloudFront. CloudFront can only be used for media files. If used for anything else, login will not work as CloudFront interferes with sessions. Amazon S3 First, you'l...
  • Moving Your Website to Another Server

    Need to transfer your website to a different server? Need to set up a copy of your website on a localhost server? There are two main steps you'll take to accomplish this goal: backup your website on your current server, and reinstall on the new server. Quick side note before you start Don'...
  • What Is My Maintenance Access Code?

    If you have put your site into maintenance mode, but have forgotten your access code, follow the steps below to retrieve it. To retrieve your access code: Login to your server with an FTP client. Open the file "/application/settings/general.php" with a plain text editor such as Notepad or Wordp...
  • Optimized File and Folder Permissions

    If you are reading this article we can assume that you’ve successfully installed SocialEngine. You may be wondering how to secure your site files and folders. This tutorial will go over secure folder permissions to ensure your site runs at optimal efficiency and security. As each server can ha...
  • SocialEngine 6.2.0 Change Log

    The following are updated with this release. SocialEngine PHP Core Album Blog Business Chat Classified Elpis Employment Event Forum Group HelloWorld Mobile Apps Music Poll Serenity Travel Video List of Changed Files application/index.php Error Log Solved application...
  • Changing Login Page Input Text Color for Mobile Apps

    This tutorial will show you how to change the text colors of Login Page for the Mobile Apps. For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll focus on the iOS Mobile App but the process is the same for the Android Mobile App. You need to change the color in two fields by following the steps below. ...
  • Miscellaneous Widgets

    The following widgets list shows which pages or sections they work on. If a page or section is not listed under a widget, it will not work in that area. Clock Site Footer Site Header Contact Page Landing Page Invite Page Forgot Password Page Hashtag Results Page Member Browse Pa...