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README.md

This plugin helps the users to find people they may know using several criteria. It is based on Suggested Friends by Matt Beckett (http://community.elgg.org/plugins/869921/1.2/suggested-friends-18x).

Initial development of this plugin was funded by Wogker and www.agujero.net.

== Contents ==

  1. Features
  2. Installation
  3. ToDo

I. Features

Option to select criteria for suggesting friends:

  • friends of friends
  • people on same group
  • same or opposite sex (field sex)
  • same age (field age)
  • same interests (field interests)
  • same location (field location)
  • nearby users using certain distance radius (field location)

Option for how many friends to suggest. English and Spanish language files.

II. Installation

Requires: Elgg 1.8 or higher

  • Upload suggested_friends_extended in "/mod/" elgg folder and activate it
  • In Administration/Configure/Settings/Suggested Friends Extended you can configure several options and proposed criteria
  • In case you select the option for suggesting friends using certain distance radius, in Administration/Configure/Settings/Suggested Friends Extended, run once 'Start Geolocation' for geolocate current users (no required again in future)
  • If using Profile Manager, you can import the file custom_profile_fields.backup.json.txt which includes the suggested fields

III. ToDo

Add more criteria according to community suggestions

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