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Grand Opening

Grand Opening is a plugin developed specially for community launching. Plugin provides fully customizable landing page with countdown timer. It allows to gather emails and launch website in a closed beta mode. You can send invites to selected member and allow them to sign-in while everyone else will still see GrandOpening landing page and will be allowed to request an invite.


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  • Grand Opening landing page*;
  • Social Sharing widget;
  • Opening based on time settings;
  • Invite-only mode (signup based on invite codes);
  • multiple background images (rotated by date or randomly);
  • Export of invite requests to csv file (for mailchimp and other services);
  • Mobile plugin compatibility;
  • requires WebHive Core.

* The page is fully customizable and available in layout editor. So you can change it, add text, widgets, upload background image, links to Twitter, Facebook group or anything else. If you want you can show only countdown or subscription form.



  • Countdown Timer (counts down the days, hours, minutes and seconds left to opening date);
  • Email Form (displays form for collecting users' emails).
  • Social Sharing (add Facebook, Twitter, Google+)


Admin settings:

  • Enable/Disable Grand Opening (you can use it after website was launched to make updates).
  • Fields for request invite form (choose to add name and email or only email).
  • Countdown (set the day of website launch).
  • Invitation (enable or disable invitation feature - sign up with special code).





Current version is 4.8.7p2. It is fully compatible with SocialEngine versions  4.1.X - 4.8.X

Note, majority of plugins are fully compatible with SocialEngine 5. Our team provides support in case of any issues with SE 5 setup.

How-to: Grand Opening plugin settings



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