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Introduction

Social Web, Social Share

Provide a social bookmark widget for your content articles using most popular widget: Addthis, Sharethis and Tellafriend (SocialTwist). If you use other service, also you can add the code from any other provider.

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So you can use whatever code form whatever bookmark service you want to use (even more, if select "other" option you can enter any type of code to display on your content).

Also you can enter the id of sections, categories or content where you don't to load the plugin.

What make Multishare plugin special is that if you decide to use Addthis you'll can take control over all options:

-Title/name of Addthis frame....of course you also can choose the text and background colour of the title.
-Enter you logo image URL and backgound colour to display on Addthis window.
-Choose the language on Addthis menu with a very simple two letters code: en (english), es (spanish), it (italian), pt, de, fr, .....
-You can also use a custom button image by entering the image url.
-Choose the bookmark services you want to display and their order, just write their name separated by comma: facebook, live, google, yahoo, digg, ... and all the services supported by Addthis (visit addthis website to view the complete list). Even you can type email or print and you'll have "send to a friend" and "print current page" tools.


I used this on one site for awhile, and recently installed 1.2.4 on another site, but today, I ended up uninstalling it on both and installing another plugin which works just as well and does not have the advertising (backlink, alt-text, etc). The author recommended editing source code to remove the backlink and the alt text, but I don't like having to change source code when there are other options available. If this were a configurable option, I would return to using this product, because otherwise, it works very well. With social bookmarking tools, in particular, the tool is supposed to be about helping you "earn" links, not giving them away on every page of your website. It is bad enough that addthis adds their link to the pulldown, but at least I am getting some universal recognition and some great analytics out of the deal.


Simple to install and works well.



However, I noticed that when posting to face book sometimes it posts the intro text before the "read more" of the article into the post and other times it posts "Joomla! - the dynamic portal engine and content management system"



Checking between articles in Joomla shows nothing different between the "read more" or meta content, so why is MultiShare not always pulling from the text before "read more"?

Owner's reply: Thank you for your review.
Your issue is not an issue, facebook take meta description as post. The text "Joomla! - the dynamic portal...." is the metadescription for some articles from example content from joomla instalation. I've tried to modify it and works correctly (just have to wait facebook clean its caché and add again your content).
Finally I have to say that I've created a google group to discuss about my extensions, just to not convert the reviews in an issues discussion.
Thanks again.
ContentAds

ContentAds

Free | Affiliate Systems | Juan Padial
2.5 3
Score:
98
9 reviews
Content ads is a plugin intended to maky easy to insert google Adsense or other ad code into your joomla content. Currently there is 5 positions available with full css control for each one: before content,top content,inside content,bottom content and after content.
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Scontent

Scontent

Free | Social Display | Juan Padial
2.5
Score:
93
16 reviews
Scontent is a joomla plugin + joomla module. Scontent plugin currently has the following features: - Vote up or vote down - Bookmark and share using addthis widget - "Quote this" - Flag/report abuse - AlphaUserPoints integration Scontent module shows a list of best or worst articles based on the votes count from the plugin.
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CB reCaptcha

Free | Community Builder extensions | Juan Padial
2.5 3
Score:
90
22 reviews
This Community Builder plugin shows reCaptcha widget on registration and password/username reminder forms. You can also choose myCaptcha mode and the captcha image and code verification will be done on your server.
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MetaGenerator

Free | SEO & Metadata | Juan Padial
2.5
Score:
82
34 reviews
MetaGenerator plugin automatically generates description and keywords meta tags by pulling text from joomla content. With this plugin you can also control some title options and add canonical url meta tag.
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Sh Currency Converter

Sh Currency Converter

Free | Currency & Exchange | Juan Padial
2.5 3
Score:
78
5 reviews
Sh Currency Converter is a joomla module which provide a currency converter. The data is taken from yahoo finance and it uses ajax to load the results. Also compatible with no-javascript users.
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Blog Calendar Reload

Free | Articles Display | Juan Padial
2.5
Score:
73
18 reviews
*****Version for joomla 1.5 is only in "securtiy updates" mode****** Blog Calendar is component + module for Joomla. The module let you choose a date to get all post published on that date and the component give the layout to show the posts. -Choose articles from all categories or choose the categories to work with. -Show author name or username. -You can select if you want to show fulltext, introtext or cut the text in a specified number of words followed by "read more" (when cut the text you can also choose if you want to clean xhtml tags or not). -The rest of options are all you can find for a joomla's article and you can choose your own settings for the component or use global configuration from your joomla site.
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Multishare

Version:
1.2.7
Developer:
Juan Padial
Date added:
Apr 25 2009
License:
GPLv2 or later
Type:
Free download
Uses updater:
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