• Top 10 social extensions for Joomla

    by  • April 30, 2014 • Blog • 14 Comments

    People stick with social network more and more daily, it ‘s a big number of potential customers need to promote so that we have to focus to it. For a joomla website, it is not only a real customers but also it bring us the top rank in search engine. Social promotion and marketing is one of the best way to do SEO. Now let ‘s go throw 10 social extension for joomla what will help us live in social network very easy.

    1. Joomla Coala Web Social Links

    ACoalaWeb Social Links is a Joomla social extension that help site visitors bookmark content on your site as well as follow you through a variety of social networks. You can choose which bookmark and follow us links to display depending on your website needs plus it’s packed full of other configuration options to make it as flexible as possible. CoalaWeb Social Links is a complete social media package to help your site visitors bookmark content, follow you through a variety of social networks and vote for particular content with social buttons.

    ACoalaWeb Social Links

    Download: http://coalaweb.com/extensions/joomla-extensions/coalaweb-social-links

    2. Joomla Social Share and Vote button

    Social Share/Vote Button is a popular Joomla plugin that shows social share or vote button in articles / content. It contains all popular social networks or share/bookmark sites that supports button/badge for vote/share.

    social-share-vote-button2

    Download: http://codeboxr.com/product/social-sharevote-button-plugin-for-joomla

    3. JoomShareBar

    Ultimate Social Sharing for Joomla! / K2

    • Display as Floating Skyscraper or Horizontal Bar
    • Lazy Loading (asynchronous) Buttons = performance!
    • Social buttons follow when scrolling your page
    • Fits Your website (design it yourself)

    joomsharebar

    Download: http://www.joomarketer.com/joomla-extensions/joomsharebar

    4. JExtBOX Social Share Buttons

    This plugin adds social share buttons to your article, making it easy for your visitors to submit your articles and build traffic to your website.

    jextbox-social-share-buttons-logo

    The plugin supported Mongolian social websites (Biznetwork.mn) and new Google+.

    Features

    • Postion – The positions (Top, Bottom and Both) of the buttons into your article
    • Excluded/included categories, articles
    • Excluded/included views (full article, featured, category)
    • Show or hide title. Title – The text which is located on the icons
    • Custom CSS
    • Facebooks og:tags, Twitter tags

    Supported social sites

    • Biznetwork.mn
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Google Plus

    Download: http://jextbox.com/jextbox-social-share-buttons.html

    5. BT SocialShare plugin

    BT Social Share is a joomla extension that add social icons to your joomla article. Extension can be published at various locations in content, with 2 options display top or bottom of article. Plugin has backend settings where you can customize it. You can enable/disable each social network individually or show or hide them on specific sections, categories, individual articles or specific menus.

    BT Social Share

    Download: http://bowthemes.com/joomla-extensions/bt-social-share-plugin.html

    6. JFBConnect

    Complete Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn integration for Joomla! Add Facebook, Twitter and Google+ Login and other Facebook features to your site.

    JFBConnect
    Provides Facebook, Google+ AND Twitter registration; Facebook Open Graph; Facebook Invites, Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn social widgets; Facebook Page Tab & Canvas support.

    Download: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/social-web/social-display/facebook-integration/7215

    7. Joomla Youtube Plugin

    YouTube plugin is the best, simplest and the most popular Youtube plugin! Youtube plugin now supports versions 2.5 and 3.0!

    youtube

    This simple little YouTube plugin will display the YouTube Flash player in your articles when inserting the YouTube ID for chosen Youtube video, Youtube playlist or Youtube custom player, between a starting youtube tag and an ending youtube tag. Both defined with brackets (simple instruction is included when you install the youtube plugin).

    Download: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/social-web/social-media/video-channels/3659

    8. KA Facebook Like Box

    Fan box also known as Like box is a Joomla Module that displays Facebook Fanbox/Likebox into Joomla websites. 
    The Fan Box lets users:

    • See how many users are already fans/like
    • Read recent posts from the Page
    • Let visitors become a fan with 1-click


    What You Need:

    Before you add a Like Box to your website, you need the following:

    • A Joomla 1.5, 1.6, 1.7 or 2.5 website,
    • Ability to install modules
    • A Facebook Page that promotes your website

    KA Facebook Like Box

    Download: http://www.khawaib.co.uk/component/kadirectory/downloads/item/4-ka-facebook-live-stream.html

    9. We Ultimate Facebook Comments

    Facebook comments WITH SEO BOOST! for your Joomla site is here! With the plugin you can add the ability to your visitors to comments your artciles with their Facebook Account! With module you can add the same ability to any page/menu you want! Ultimate Facebook Comments supports multiply components intergration like K2,LyftenBloggie etc

    We Ultimate Facebook Comments

    Download: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/social-web/social-comments/13880

    10. Joomla Simple Disqus Comments

    Simple Disqus Comments is a Joomla! plugin that enables you to integrate Disqus Comments on your website.

    By using unique identifiers, Simple Disqus Comments is compatible with all SEF extensions and also with JoomFish. Using unique identifiers, Simple Disqus Comments will always identify the Disqus comments associated with an article regardless of the article URL.

    Simple Disqus Comments is able to automatically detect Disqus language based on article language.

    Simple Disqus Comments enables you to separate or merge Disqus comments ​​on multilingual websites.

    Simple Disqus Comments

    Download: http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/social-web/social-comments/19482

    14 Responses to Top 10 social extensions for Joomla

    1. Laura K
      August 18, 2014 at 7:22 am

      The second one should be the best, free, high quality and work trust. I don’t know why you don’t put it as top #1 of Top 10 social extensions for Joomla. Maybe you have a reason for this list?

      • August 27, 2014 at 9:41 am

        Sure, we always have the reason for our blog post. I believe you already used the second one and happy with it, but maybe you didn’t use other options? Our list base on the easy-to-use feature and functionality to make the list.

    2. Lara K
      September 2, 2014 at 9:14 am

      Thanks David, I will try the other one and see if yr list is right or not.

    3. Lara K
      September 29, 2014 at 1:44 am

      After try all one, I think the first one is the best. It ‘s the best because it ‘s fatest one, I think so

      • November 19, 2014 at 12:14 am

        Thanks for your feedback, your info ‘s really helpful for me and other people.

    4. November 26, 2014 at 3:47 pm

      Hi David

      Nice list.

      Do Yolu know of any Joomla extensions that floats the social bookmarks all the way to the left or right of your screen. Not just the pagewidth?

      bw
      bo andersen

    5. LK
      December 23, 2014 at 10:37 am

      David, you did a great job in joomla research and writing. We really enjoy it. Do you act as blog writing or anyway we can work together? We have some nice blog and we really need people who have a very good joomla skill and writing skills like you. Thanks a lot and looking forward to your feedback!

    6. July 27, 2015 at 6:49 am

      Hi David,
      Facebook like box is great extensions for a website.
      Thanks for sharing such a nice post.

    7. chuks
      April 10, 2016 at 6:57 am

      HI David,
      Thank you for this great work.
      is there any free joomla auto post to social media. extension?
      and any extension to revive/repost my old item/articles on social media.

      Thank you. Nice work and site

    8. Rosie
      July 19, 2016 at 2:27 pm

      Hey guys! I’d love to share the coolest Social media plugin I’ve ever used for my website! Check it out here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/social-media-builder/

    9. Sam
      April 29, 2017 at 8:46 am
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