How to install a Widget in Pligg?
Put no limits on your Pligg functionalities by getting new features and widgets. As a part of our free premium support service we will install any Pligg widget on your website completely free of charge. Free Pligg Widgets Installation can be requested from the client’s area -> Get Support section -> Submit Support Ticket.
We will show you in a few simple steps how to install widgets on your Pligg website.
The first thing is to download the distribution archive of the widget you would like to install. After having your widget file download, please extract it on your local computer. The extracted files should be uploaded under your hosting account where Pligg is installed. If the CMS is accessible via yourdomain.com the new widget files should be uploaded under the public_html/widgets directory. If you have installed the CMS under a subfolder and it is accessible via yourdomain.com/cms the new widget should be uploaded under the public_html/cms/widgets/. This can be done via a FTP client by following the instructions in our great ftp video tutorial.
After the upload is completed login to your Pligg administrator area:
The above is applicable if you have installed Pligg under the ‘www’ root folder of your hosting account. If you have installed it under a subfolder add the subfolder name before the /admin/ in the URL.
When the administrator back-end is completely rendered navigate to Widgets > Uninstalled Widgets:
You should be able to see the new widget in the list. In case you cannot find it double check if the uploaded files are under the folder mentioned in the beginning of the tutorial. When you locate the widget, click the install button right on its name.
Note that depending on the widget you may need to edit some of the core Pligg details and template files in order to use the new functions on your website. If such modifications are required they should be provided on the widget download page or in the distribution archive.