Elgg Core Proposal: New Table “entity_list_items”

[This proposal has been superseded with ElggCollection.]

As of Elgg 1.7.4 there’s no way to specify a specific list or ordering of entities for use in an elgg_get_entities query. E.g. one might want to implement:

  • A “featured items” list for a group or user widget. On a group page this could be implemented in “left” and “right” lists for better display control
  • “Sticky” entities in discussion lists, or any other object lists
  • A “favorites” list for each user

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