To give you a quick overview of all the parts that go together to make up the CoalaWeb Social Links extension I have written this short summary. It will help give you good understanding of whats included in the system as well as outlining what version each part belongs to.
CoalaWeb Social Links is a complete social media package to help your site visitors share content, follow you through a variety of social networks and vote for particular content with social buttons. There are two versions available a Core (Free) and Pro (Paid Subscription) version that comes with extend functionality.
When installing all the parts of the system will be installed at the same time making installing, upgrading and uninstalling a breeze.
The Component makes setting up the plugins a breeze by having a centralized location for all their associated configuration options. It also provides quick access to help and support plus current version information. The other great thing the component does is take care of the installing, updating and uninstalling of all the associated parts of the system which makes the process much more streamlined. [Figure-1]
The CoalaWeb Social Links module gives you the option to choose which share and follow us button to display including the ability to create custom ones plus it's packed full of other configuration options to make it as flexible as possible. [Figure-2]
The CoalaWeb Page module is designed to help Facebook Page owners attract and gain likes. It lets website visitors see how many people like a Page, read recent posts from a Page and most importantly Like/Share a Page with one click, without needing to visit Facebook. [Figure-3]
Note: This module supersedes the depreciated CoalaWeb Likebox module.
Social Tabs [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Social Tabs module displays a series of tabs on either side of the page that slide in and out when hovered over. It gives you the option to display share, follow us or both types including the ability to create custom follow us tabs. It's packed full of other configuration options including the ability to reorder the tabs and choose their colors which help make it as flexible as possible. [Figure-4]
Google Plus [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Google Plus module is a social module that helps you link your Google+page to your site. Get more recommendations for your site in Google search and grow your audience on Google+. [Figure-5]
Content - Social Likes [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Social Likes content plugin will display a variety of social network vote buttons in your Joomla and K2 content. It's packed full of configuration options to make integrating it into your website a breeze. [Figure-6]
Content - Social Panel [Pro Version]
The Panel plugin is no longer under active development. For a more flexible, modern and mobile friendly alternative try the CoalaWeb Tabs module.
The CoalaWeb Social Panel content plugin will display a variety of social network like buttons in your Joomla and K2 content. They will be displayed in a vertical collapsible bar to the side of the article content. [Figure-7]
Content - Social Share [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Social Share plugin is a content plugin designed to display all of the popular social networking share buttons with several icon themes and locations within your Joomla and K2 content. [Figure-8]
Content - Open Graph [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Open Graph content plugin takes care of adding Social Metadata to your website for Joomla content. It includes the option to add Open Graph tags and Twitter Card tags to make sharing and voting much more accurate and professional. [Figure-9]
Content - Meta Fields [Pro Version & J3.+]
The CoalaWeb Meta Fields content plugin helps add Open Graph, Twitter and Schema meta information to your Joomla content while using the Article and or Category editors. It will override all other setting you have chosen. [Figure-10]
System - Menu Meta[Pro Version & J3.+]
The CoalaWeb Menu Meta system plugin allows you to add Open Graph, Twitter Card and Schema tags to basically any menu item. To stop conflicts with the other CoalaWeb content meta data plugins these tags will not be displayed for regular Joomla content items such as Categories and or Articles. If you want to override the automatic creation of meta tags for a Joomla Article or Category please use the CoalaWeb tab displayed in their respective editors. [Figure-10]
System - Zoo Elements [Pro Version]
The CoalaWeb Zoo Elements system plugin automatically includes CoalaWeb custom elements into ZOO expanding this already powerfully system. It adds a CoalaWeb Social Likes element that will allow you to display a variety of social network vote buttons in your Zoo content. It also adds a CoalaWeb Open Graph layout that helps integrate Open Graph meta data into your Zoo content making sharing and voting much more accurate and professional. [Figure-11]
System - Facebook JS
System - Gears
CoalaWeb Gears is a system plugin that is included with all CoalaWeb extensions. Think of it as a Swiss army knife full of great little tools that you can use with or without a CoalaWeb extension. [Figure 13]