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Joomla.socialsharing.logo.png This small plugin add automatically to any article a set of social icons that let your reader increase your social ranking. Ita llows users to recommend sites and share those recommendations with their friends

It support

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google Buzz
  • Digg
  • Linkedin social network Share button.


ADD SOCIAL POWER SocialSharingLive adds social power to any Joomla site or blog by combining the most popular Social Networking aspects into one, powerful toolbar. This highly customizable plugin will list your Social Networking profiles, share your posts/pages, display a recent Tweet, and more!

Includes major Social Networking site icons such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, and more

SocialSharingLive makes sharing easy! it Allow visitors to share your posts/pages on the most popular platforms: Facebook(‘Like’), Google(Google+1), and Twitter(Tweet This). You’ll have total control over how you share by adjusting the settings on how you want to share your content.

It is easy to customize your toolbar and set up your Social Networking profiles. All settings are clearly labeled and separated into option panels to allow for an easy customization process.

Choose which buttons to show and where to show them in your Joomla com_content. Include or exclude specific articles, sections or categories. Your visitors still stay on your site, so you do not loose visitors to other sites. 

  • All button display a counter based on your settings
  • Run with NO 3rd party providers like ShareThis for example, only use official providers (Google, facebook and so on)
  • Ability to turn on and turn off the desired networks.
  • Ability to define the visibility in the desired category articles.
  • Ability to define on top or bottom of the article.
  • Ability to show on frontpage.


There is 2 different branches of this plugins depending on your version of Joomla!

Dont mix them and use the right version!


12 presets css styles

Left alignment or right before the article

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Horizontal fluid left or Horizontal fluid right

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Horizontal full width left or right

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At last! Someone who understands! Thanks for ptosing!

Administrator panel

There is a lot of options available in the administrator panel of this extension as seen below

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Install like any other plugin, using Joomla! installer






* -> Security Fix
# -> Bug Fix
+ -> Addition
^ -> Change
- -> Removed
! -> Note

Version 2.0, 29 August 2010

+ Improved caching for more speed,
+ Add Xing share button, available in 16x16, 32x32 and 64x64 pixels,
+ One version number 2.0.0 for all version of Joomla!
^  Use the official Facebook share button and not anymore the third party provider for more security and better sharing options.
# Remove a bug where the sectionid was accessed even while not being viewing an article,
+ Google+ was available in version for Joomla 1.5 but missing in the version For Joomla! 1.7