Drupal Social Network Framework

You are viewing a wiki page. You are welcome to join the group and then edit it. Be bold!

All approved students will be asked to keep track of the pertinent details about their project in a central wiki page on this group. The following is a template for them to use to do this.


1 Project information
    1.1 Description
    1.2 Links
2 Project schedule
3 Status updates
    3.1 May 25, 2009
    3.2 June 09, 2009
4 Work
    4.1 Module review

Project information

Project page on drupal.org: Drupal Social Network Framework Install Profile
Student: James An (JamesAn on d.o, JamesAn@drupal.org on g.d.o)
Mentor: Laknath Semage (buddhika)
Co-mentor(s): Michelle Cox (Michelle)
Local mentor(s): no one official yet.


Create a social framework in Drupal that ties existing contrib modules together so that Drupal social sites can be more easily rolled out.

The Drupal community has built a number of contrib modules to add interactivity into multi-user Drupal sites. Aggregated, they represent most of the features needed and wanted for building a social site. Unfortunately, finding, evaluating, and integrating these modules together is very time-intensive due to the varying quality of contrib modules.

Creating a social framework in Drupal will pull together these modules into a cohesive package.


Official Google Project Page
Drupal Proposal and Discussion

Project schedule

Coming soon...

Status updates

May 25, 2009

  • Sorting out administrative details (getting CVS account, working out contact arrangement with mentor, etc.).
  • Reviewing current modules that implement social networking features.

June 09, 2009

  • Reviewing current modules that implement social networking features.
  • Constructing install profile scaffold


Module review

The review evaluates existing contributed modules to establish a baseline of the best implementations of social networking functions in Drupal 6. The review is maintained as a wiki page.

The review is maintained as a wiki page here.


Group events

  • 2015-06-25 (All day) - 2015-06-28 (All day) America/Toronto
Add to calendar

Group notifications

This group offers an RSS feed. Or subscribe to these personalized, sitewide feeds:

Hot content this week