PacktLib: Joomla! Social Networking with JomSocial

Joomla! Social Networking with JomSocial

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewer

Preface

Not Another Social Networking Site

Overview of social networking

Why create your own social network?

Principles for setting up a social networking site

An overview of JomSocial

Let's get started: Joomla! Installation

Summary

JomSocial: Setup and Configuration

Changing the Joomla! template

Installing the JomSocial component, modules, and plugins

The JomSocial Administrative Panel

Users

Custom profiles

Groups

Video categories

Reportings

User points

Applications

Linking to the social network

The social network

Summary

Remote Installation and Managing User Profiles

Migrating the site from a local to remote server

Signing up for an account

Managing an account

Deleting a profile

Summary

Making Connections with Users and Friends

Creating test users

Making connections

Messaging—writing and checking mails

Inviting others to join the network

Summary

Creating Content and Sharing Activities

Installing SOBI2

Listing apps

Reviewing apps

Displaying listings in profiles

Multimedia

Summary

Community Building and Interaction

Creating communities or groups

Building and managing our community

Summary

Customizing the JomSocial Template

Duplicating the JomSocial template

Changing the avatars for individuals and groups

Changing the background color of the template

Modifying the JomSocial main page

Summary

Tips and Tricks

Using the JomSocial profile's positions

Integrating other social networks

Adding other items to the HelloMe module

Moving installed apps to above the activity stream

Joomla! SEF

Changing the messages

Video and photo upload sizes

Summary

Other Joomla! Social Networking Extensions

Community Builder

JSocialSuite

Other social networking components

Summary

Index