RSS Readers, Streaming & Broadcasting, Social Display, Social Presence, Social Media

Simple Social Media Stream extension is the best choice for those who are looking for an easy way to share their social networking updates on their Joomla ready website.
This extension gives you a combined social media stream for all of your social network updates, and can display them in 3 different layouts: Wall, Timeline, Carousel. It supports 9 and growing social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, Vimeo, RSS, SoundCloud, VK and LinkedIn and includes about 21 feeds options.
Your visitors will be able to share your posts on Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin from your website. They will also have the option to reply, retweet or favorite the Twitter posts on your stream. They can even filter your social stream by social network.
You can also change the style of your stream using the theme manager and/or custom CSS stylesheets, and make it unique to your website.

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Main Usages:

  • To broadcast all your social network news, photos, videos and updates from multiple social network accounts as a single stream to your visitors.
  • To create a single social stream for multiple social network accounts with multiple profiles.
  • To create a multi-network photo or video gallery on your website.
  • To create a news stream from multiple RSS feeds on your website.
  • To broadcast all social network news related to a specific search term or hashtag from multiple social media channels on your website.

Main Features:

3 different display modes:
- Wall, Timeline, Carousel Feed

Supports 11 and growing social networks:
- Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, RSS, SoundCloud, VK, LinkedIn

3 ways to add to your website:
- Add Social Stream on a page
- Add Social Stream as a Module

Fully Responsive:
- The extension is fully responsive which enables you to be used in mobile friendly websites.

Slideshow Presentation View:
- Feature to display social items in full lightbox slideshow for presenting and wide screens.

More than 30 feed options:
- Facebook page wall public posts.
- Facebook album public photos.
- Facebook page public photos.
- Facebook page public videos.
- Twitter user latest Tweets.
- Twitter list Tweets.
- Twitter search Tweets with hashtags.
- Pinterest latest user public Pins.
- Pinterest latest public Pins from a specific board.
- Flickr user latest public photostream uploads.
- Flickr group public photostream uploads.
- Instagram user posts including photos and videos.
- Instagram search posts by tags.
- Instagram latest posts by location ID.
- Instagram search by geographical location.
- YouTube user latest uploads.
- YouTube public playlist uploads.
- YouTube search by term.
- Vimeo user public (a. videos, b. likes, c. appeared in, d. all videos, e. subscriptions, f. albums, g. channels & h. groups) feeds.
- SoundCloud user tracks public feed.
- VK user or community wall feed.
- RSS feed URL latest entries.
- LinkedIn company updates.

More Features:

  • Extension licensing and one year of automatic updates.
  • Images lazy load feature.
  • Load more items button for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Vimeo, VK, Flickr, and LinkedIn.
  • Option to get specific sets of posts for Facebook page feed. Posts published by this page, or by others, or by both on this page.
  • Ability to get posts in a certain datetime in Facebook.
  • Ability to get tweets generated in a given date in Twitter.
  • Filtering the stream items using a search phrase.
  • Ability to order the filter network icons.
  • Option to order the stream results by date of item or randomly.
  • Limiting the maximum number of results to display on the stream.
  • Limiting the title, description & comments' words count to display for each item on the stream.
  • Caching of social feeds with defining of cache time to reduce up download time.
  • Read more link for long block of texts.
  • Ability to open links in new window or parent window
  • Option to change the status of links to follow or nofollow.
  • Opening images & videos in lightbox window.
  • Video icon overlay on stream video items.
  • Ability to enable/disable animation and defining the rotate delay & filter direction for Wall.
  • Option to adjust the spacing between the columns in the wall.
  • Option that, let blocks to adjust and re-size to fill the gap in wall.
  • Option to display timeline in one column or based on browser screen width.
  • Share posts on Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin from your website.
  • Fully documented + all examples.
  • Fully extension inline descriptions.
  • 5 built-in templates.
  • Theme manager.
  • Custom layout & CSS stylesheets.
  • Allowing to select from different themes.
  • Customization of stream body background color, border color, border size, background image & font color for all display modes.
  • Customization of stream item background color, border color & border size for all display modes.
  • Select the font size for the stream.
  • Display your social stream module in different positions on your website.
  • Including photo comments for Facebook.
  • Displaying number of likes & comments for Instagram.
  • Displaying the post type icons.
  • Allowing to set the feed block width/height.
  • Allowing to set the image width/height for images & thumbnails.
  • Allowing to select the width/height for videos.
  • Option to define, how to display the image for each item (Boxed or Expanded).
  • Option to allow loading images over https.
  • Processing multiple IDs per network.
  • Processing multiple feeds per network.
  • Ability to select the content blocks to be included in each item in stream output.
  • Adding unlimited social streams on your website.
  • Ability to add multiple social streams in a page on your website.
  • The ability to define the number of items displaying in each slide for different screen widths on Carousel layout.
  • Supporting for multi-byte character set languages.
  • Feature to display social stream items as lightbox slideshow.
  • Auto-resize responsive lightbox window.
  • Online debug log.
  • Ability to translate to any language.

Social APIs Restrictions

There are some restriction from social network APIs that are making some limitations for us on top of building this plugin that are listed here.
- You cannot add a Facebook personal profile feed to the plugin. Only page, album feeds are allowed.
- Twitter account should not be set as “Protect my Tweets”.
- Twitter search API can only grab the items that are posted in the last 7 - 9 days.
- Twitter API does not provide the image data for re-tweets.
- For Instagram User Feed, you can only get results from accounts you have an access token created using that account.
- Pinterest re-shared items will not include the original shared item.
- Unlike the other networks on LinkedIn, you can only get the feed from the company pages or showcase pages that your have under your management not the pages that are not belong to you.


  • The extension requires the PHP version 5.6.x or higher.
  • The extension requires the Joomla version 2.5 or higher.
  • This extension requires both PHP's multibyte string extension AND iconv extension (enabled by default on most servers).
  • PHP's XML extension is required (enabled by default on most servers).
  • PHP's cURL extension is recommended (required for Facebook & Twitter feeds).

Package Includes:

  • Simple Social Media Stream 1.0.7 extension package.
  • Full documentation files in HTML format.


If you have any questions or suggestions concerning to Simple Social Media Stream extension, please contact us via our website at


= 2.4.0 - 19.03.2019 =
- New : API proxy setup setting added.
- New : Added the sb-img class to all image tags on social stream.
- New : Feature to disable images lazy loading on the social stream.
- New : Adding meta data to carousel items.
- Deprecated : Google+ API deprecated and removed from the component.
- Fix : Twitter embedding connection refused error handled.
- Fix : Fixing the problem of displaying Instagram user info on items.
- Fix : Fixing the load more problem of Instagram user items.
- Fix : Fixing the images lazy loading problem.
- Fix : Fixed the 'call stack size exceeded' issue on wall filtering.
- Fix : The problem of wall relayouting while doing load more fixed.
= 2.3.1 - 14.02.2019 =
- Fix : Fixing the problem of displaying Instagram user info on items.
- Fix : Updating documentation URL.
= 2.3.0 - 13.01.2019 =
- New : Instagram hashtag feed API deprecated and replaced with a new solution.
- New : Feature to get other Instagram user public feeds without an access token.
- New : Flickr Photoset/Album feed support added.
= 2.2.0 - 20.11.2018 =
- New : Adding image proxy feature to support caching images.
- New : Feature to connect and generate Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn API credentials directly in plugin.
- Fix : Fixing embed images style issue in the carousel.
= 2.1.0 - 02.11.2018 =
- New : Display a preview of simple shared links in tweets on the item.
- New : Feature to add custom height for carousel items.
- Fix : Displaying Facebook Likes and Comments count.
= 2.0.0 - 26.08.2018 =
- New : Adding a feature to display embeds in the twiiter feeds.
- New : Adding Flickr Social Network.
- New : Adding VK Social Network.
- New : Adding SoundCloud Social Network.
= 1.0.9 - 15.08.2018 =
- Fix : Some of notice errors fixed.
= 1.0.8 - 18.07.2018 =
- Page scroll lazy load problem fixed.
= 1.0.7 - 20.06.2018 =
- Fixing issue of custom code Ads.
- Fixing issue of not applying themes.
- Fixing issue of links color.
- Fixing issue of timezone.
= 1.0.6 - 29.04.2018 =
- Fixing the image loading problem when multiple carousels added on the same page.
- Fixing https images loading for Facebook shared item type.
= 1.0.5 - 10.04.2018 =
- Fix: Instagram user public feed deprecated problem fixed.
= 1.0.4 - 12.03.2018 =
- Fix: Loading only published Ads to streams.
= 1.0.3 - 07.03.2018 =
- Fixing the wall re-layout option problem.
= 1.0.0 - 24.10.2017 =
- First release.

Great product that supports all of the popular social networks in one place and it is very helpful for me to display feeds on my site.
Ease of use
It is very easy to use and set up and I use it in my own site and my clients site too.
Value for money
One of the reasons that I recommend it to my clients is the price value that makes it one of the bests in the market.
I used this to: To display social feeds on my site and my clients site and it is very helpful and easy to use.

Great, Great, Great

Posted on 17 May 2019
Works exactly as promised, has lots of features and supports all of the popular social networks.
Ease of use
Super easy to use. Also, I should say that I used documentation of it to configure my social feeds.
Does not need any support because of easy usage and its documentation was very helpful for me.
It was very helpful and helped me more. It also explains how to set up each of the social networks and does it in the best way.
Value for money
The best price for this great extension. I should say thank you, developers.
I used this to: I liked to display my feeds from my social accounts on my site so I decided to use this component and module to display them on my site and it does it greatly.

Just Perfect

Posted on 24 April 2019
All you need for stream social networks are on board. It is a complete stream extension for Joomla
Ease of use
very easy to use and complete, also documentation helps you more.
They answered my configuration issue and helped me to setup it easily.
Documentation is perfect and helped me to configure the extension easily.
Value for money
low price for a perfect social stream extension because it supports all of the popular social networks.
I used this to: In my site to stream feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Pinterest and etc
I recommend this extension to stream feeds from popular social networks and it supports all of them in one place.

Best Facebook feed

Posted on 30 March 2019
The best Facebook and Instagram social feed for Joomla I ever seen.
Ease of use
It was easy for me to setup it and display my social feeds on my site
Value for money
The best price in the social feeds.

All In One

Posted on 25 March 2019
All In One social stream.
It solves the social stream and social feed gap in the Joomla World.
Ease of use
It is easy to use and no need to know about codes.
support is outstanding and very helpful.
Documentation is complete and guides you to create your social feed easily.
Value for money
100% worth it
I used this to: to display my feeds in my site for popular social networks.

Powerful Extension

Posted on 22 March 2019
This extension surprised me because it support all of the social networks in one place.
Ease of use
It is very easy to use for me
Very friendly and helped me to configure it.
It explains all details of the extension clearly.
Value for money
It has a great price and absolutely valuable.

Good support

Posted on 07 March 2019
I love this extension and it helped me to stream my social feeds to my web site easily.
Ease of use
Very easy to use and great support. If you read extension documentation carefully it will help you more to configure the extension.
I misconfigured one of my stream details and they helped me to solve it and now it is working great.
It explains all the details of the extension and helped me more.
Value for money

Best Social Stream Ever

Posted on 16 February 2019
Amazing loads of options and variations of uses.
I haven't had one issue and have been using it for over a year
Ease of use
What a well thought out component. So well laid out and documented.
I haven't really needed any support as there haven't been any problems.
Whenever I've needed to refer to the documentation it's been complete and well written
Value for money
Best on the market so worth paying for.
Awesome, thank you developers.
It do all you need for stream data from social networks.
Also it do all of the things that explains.
Ease of use
Really easy to use. Also I refered to the documentation to learn more about its configuration.
Great thank you support department. I asked a question about Facebook and they helped me.
Documentation helped me more to configure the extension. It explains every aspect of the extension.
Value for money
Really worth it. I recommend this extension

Professional Support

Posted on 09 December 2018
Does what it says and my favorite social networks supported.
Ease of use
Followed instructions and everything went well.
Excellent support when I had trouble loading the extension
A well-written documentation that helps you set up the extension.
Value for money
It is well worth the money and I highly recommend this tool.

Simple Social Media Stream

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Last updated:
Mar 19 2019
Date added:
Aug 13 2017
GPLv2 or later
Paid download
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