System settings

Now that the Elgg database has been successfully installed, you need to enter a couple of pieces of information to get your site fully up and running. We've tried to guess where we could, but you should check these details.

The name of your site (eg "My social networking site"):

Short description of your site (optional)

Site email address (used when sending system emails)

The site URL, followed by a trailing slash:

The full path to your site root on your disk, followed by a trailing slash:

The full path to the directory where uploaded files will be stored, followed by a trailing slash:

Enter the view which will be used as the default for your site or leave this blank for the default view (if in doubt, leave as default):

The default language for your site:

The default access permissions:

Debug mode provides extra information which can be used to diagnose faults. However, it can slow your system down so should only be used if you are having problems:

Enable this to have user logins performed over HTTPS. You will need to have https enabled on your server for this to work.

The RESTful API is a flexible and extensible interface that enables applications to use certain Elgg features remotely.