This article describes how to disable all installed plugins for an Elgg site. You may need to do this if you experience application problems, or if Elgg displays a blank page that has no content. Disabling plugins allows you to access your Elgg site and troubleshoot the issue further.
To disable all plugins in Elgg, create a file named disabled in Elgg's mod directory. To do this, follow these steps:
To re-enable plugins, delete (or rename) the disabled file. Plugins will again function normally.