Aug. 10, 2010
-- Written by Kwasi Boateng and Beatrice A. Boateng, this book will enable users to create content for their social network and integrate it with other Joomla! extensions.
JomSocial is a social publishing platform for the Joomla! Content Management system and allows users to connect with friends, integrate videos, share photos, create groups, and customize their brand. It is an out-of-the-box extension that enables Joomla! website administrators to setup social networks with ease and to customize them.
Joomla! Social Networking with JomSocial guides users through the installation of JomSocial on a Joomla! platform in addition to helping them walk through processes for integrating other key Joomla! plugins into JomSocial for interaction in an online social networking environment. Users will have built a good looking, fully functional social networking site with the help of tips and tricks, by the end of this hands-on guide.
Using this book, developers will learn the customization of their profile by adding extra fields and changing their avatar to enhance the look of their site. Furthermore, this book will enable readers to set profile permissions, determine privacy settings to control the privacy of their site, set preferences for user activities, customize user activity, invite friends on other networks and increase their sites visibility by integrating their Facebook account into their Joomla! social network.