The popularity of Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN, & Google Buzz has really taken over the web. There are now more internet users checking in on daily basis into social media platforms than ever before. With that in mind the demand for content and its circulation has never been greater. When building or re-building your next website it should be your primary concern to choose the right content management system that will work for your business as well as managing the content itself. If you’ve chosen the Joomla Content Management System then you’re already on the right path towards building a successful website that will function properly on the web from all angles.
While in the building process of your website there are a few things that you should consider. One of them pertains to the automation of your content onto social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebok, LinkedIN, and/or Google Buzz. These particular social media platforms are ideal for content publishing and user interaction. The promotion of your content via social media can help create visibility, authority, & expertise within your own individual industry. The ShareMe social media plugin for Joomla 1.5.x delivers ultimate flexibility and interaction with Twitter, Facebook, & Google Buzz all at once. A single point and click by a user promotes individual posts and pages of your Joomla website directly onto each individual social media platform. Tell your friends, fans, and followers about your current activities and create a buzz about it.
ShareMe Plugin for Joomla 1.5.x Features & Enhancements
- Google Buzz
- Administration Configuration
- URL Shortener Service
- Custom CSS Styling
- Content Exclusion
- Much More
The installation process of the ShareMe Social Media Plugin for Joomla 1.5.x. is actually quite easy. Follow the usual steps for installing a plugin via your Joomla Administration Panel and you should be up and running in a matter of minutes. Just in case you get stuck during the installation process follow the short step-by-step instructions below on how to install and configure this particular plugin for your individual Joomla installation.
Installing ShareMe Plugin for Joomla 1.5.x
1. Download the latest copy of ShareMe Plugin for Joomla 1.5.x and leave it sitting on your Desktop.
2. Log in to your Joomla! Administration Panel by visiting http://www.mycoolwebsite.com/administration in your favorite browser’s address bar.
3. Select Extensions – Install/Uninstall from the top navigation menu.
4. Browse for the downloadable package that you stored on your Desktop in Step #1 above and choose it. If everything goes well then you’re doing fantastic so far. If your installation failed feel free to contact me for some help (I do not support this Plugin personally though).
5. Once the installation is completed browse to Extensions – Plugin Manager from the top navigation drop-down menu.
6. In the Filter box type ShareMe to locate the actual plugin. DO NOT turn it on just yet as it has not been configured properly.
7. Click on the actual Plugin to open its configuration settings. Populate and make any necessary changes in the fields that you have been provided with and then you can check the Yes radio button next to Enable.
8. You’re done!
This particular plugin for Joomla is actually fairly straight forward and easy to navigate/configure in comparison to many others out there. Once you have configured and Enabled the plugin itself check your Joomla! website to make sure that everything looks ok. The worse that could happen is that your frontpage goes blank (just kidding).