Google Plus Activity Widget for JomSocial

August 27th, 2012

Google Plus Activity Widget for JomSocialGoogle Plus Activity Widget is a perfect JomSocial add on for those who wish to give the users ability to show their Google+ activities on JomSocial, either on the profile wall or on the sidebar.

The idea is very simple. You add this plugin as Joomla Extension, enable it (its listed as Community type of plugin), add as App within JomSocial, provide your Google+ user id or page id and that’s it! You decide where to show it. It can be showed both in ‘Content Area’ and ‘Side Bar top’ and ‘Side Bar bottom’. You can decide on how many activities you want to show. The Addon supports advanced caching. It comes with 3 built-in style: Dark, Gray and Clean to suit your template.

– Admin Setting (What admin can set):
— Core Application Yes/No
— Position in Content area, Widget top or Widget bottom
— Caching Yes/no
— Read from: Google+ Profile and Google+ Page
— With custom module settings, editable from admin
— Added support for curl method. Two different ways to grab the gplus data depending on server.
— Various styling options- Dark, Gray and White/Clean

– User Setting or Front Setting for user in Application Setting pop up
— Google Plus User ID
— Google Plus Page ID
— Item count
— Show Google Plus profile Follow Button Yes/No

– Technical Features:

— This is a community type Joomla extension
— A JomSocial extension
— (Technical) Uses two method to grab google plus activity data (file_get_content or curl)
— An Application for all Jomsocial user that display google plus activity stream with stylish box.
— User can show this widget in all available areas(position) of Jomsocial template
— User can set privacy level of this widget display
— Joomla native advance caching system
— JomSocial native coding standard.