Stalker

Version 1.3.3  Component ModulePluginExtension Specific (Community Builder and JomSocial)Joomla 2.5

Version 1.2.3 Component ModulePluginExtension Specific (Community Builder and JomSocial)1.5 Native

StalkerWith the explosion of social network sites, it's easy to lose track of your own accounts. So imagine people who wants to follow you on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn... where are you on those sites? Don't panic!!! Stalker is here to help you! Just enter your username for all the social network sites you're on, and Stalker will take care of the rest. It shows an icon with a link to all your accounts.

You can display your social network icons anywhere on your site : in a module position, directly in an article, on your Community Builder profile page or on your JomSocial page !

Stalker and all its modules and plugins was originaly developed by Nick Texidor.

 

Built for Joomla

 

New black and color iconset

The extension com_stalker now comes with two brand new icon set designed by Roberto Delgado (http://www.rodeldesign.com)

 

 

 

FAQ and Quick Instructions

There is 5 extensions available. A component, a module, a content plugin, a Community Builder plugin and a JomSocial plugin.
Don't panic! It's easy to understand and configure!

"I only want to put some icons on my Joomla site"

The easiest way to do that is to only install the module (mod_stalker). Edit the parameters (Extensions -> Module Manager) and put your user ID for the social networks you want.

"I don't like to edit the module each time I add a new site" or "I want to use all the power of Stalker!"

The more flexible solution is the component. Install the module (mod_stalker) and the component (com_stalker).
In the module parameters (Extensions -> Module Manager), change "Use database" to yes.
In the component (Components -> Stalker), create a new link ("New" icon). Select a social network, enter your identifier, select an icon, change published to Yes and save.

"I want to group my social networks by categories"

In the component (Components -> Stalker), click on Stalker Groups, add a new group ("New" icon), enter the name and save.
Remember the ID of that group (look the "ID" column) you will need it for the module.
Click on My Social Links and click on the site you want to add to the group you just created. Select the group and save.
In the module parameters (Extensions -> Module Manager), enter the ID of the group you want to display. You can create different module to display different group.

"The social network I want is not in the list"

In the component (Components -> Stalker), click on Social Networks, add a new site ("New" icon), enter the name, the URL and save. In the URL, use #id# to specify the location of the identifier (username).
Return to My Social Links and add a new link. You will be able to select your new social network. If you want to use a custom icon, read the next paragraph.

"I want to use a custom icon"

If you want to use a custom icon, you can add it to the folder media/stalker/icons/default or any other iconset directory. You will need to use a FTP software or any other method you prefer to upload your files. To add a new iconset, just create a new directory.

"I want to display my icons in an article"

Then you need to use the content plugin. It works just like any other Joomla content plugin. Here is the syntax for the code you need to put in your article. It will be replaced by the Staker icons:

Every link not in a group :
{stalker}

To display a group of icon (group id) :
{stalker group=1}

Set the size (any number of pixel) :
{stalker size=64}

Text only :
{stalker style=text}

List or List aligned on the right :
{stalker style=list}
{stalker style=list align=right}

To select an icon set :
{stalker imageset=default}
{stalker imageset=black}
{stalker imageset=bottletop}
{stalker imageset=round}
{stalker imageset=white}

 

Screenshot

 Stalker Module

Demo

The Stalker Module is used on this site to display the Twitter and Google icon on the bottom of the page. You can test theComunity Builder plugin on your profile page.

 

 

 

Change log

Component

VersionDateDescription
1.3.3 2012-12-28

- New color iconset by Roberto Delgado ( http://www.rodeldesign.com)

1.3.2 2012-12-01

- New black iconset by Roberto Delgado (http://www.rodeldesign.com)
- New social networks : IMDB.com, Bandcamp.com, Pinterest.com, Reverbnation.com, SoundCloud.com, VampireFreaks.com, Wikipedia.org
- Bug fix: Detection of database tables in installation gives errors on some server
- Code clean up to remove PHP notices

1.3.1 2012-01-06

- Added translations (da-DK, de-DE, hu-HU, pt-BR, pt-PT, th-TH, sv-SE)
- Added icons for Google+
- Bug fix: "Undefined property" error
- Bug fix: Picasa icon filename

1.3.0 2011-07-08

- The Stalker Component is now compatible with Joomla 1.6 and 1.7.

- Added french translation

- Added Google+ to the list of social networks

1.2.3 2011-06-26 - Originaly developed by Nick Texidor from nick.texidor.com, now supported by Alain Rivest on Aldra.ca

Module

VersionDateDescription
1.3.1 2012-01-06

- Added icons for Google+
- Added parameter for Google+
- Added 2px margin around icons (CSS)
- Bug fix: Picasa icon filename

1.3.0 2011-07-02 - The Stalker Module is now compatible with Joomla 1.6 and 1.7.
1.2.3 2011-06-26 - Originaly developed by Nick Texidor from nick.texidor.com, now supported by Alain Rivest on Aldra.ca

Content Plugin

VersionDateDescription
1.3.0 2012-01-06 - First version compatible with Joomla 1.7
1.2.3 2011-06-26 - Originaly developed by Nick Texidor from nick.texidor.com, now supported by Alain Rivest on Aldra.ca

Community Builder Plugin

VersionDateDescription
1.3.2 2012-01-06

- Added icons for Google+
- Added parameter for Google+

1.3.1 2011-08-13

- Fixed a bug with the icon URL.

1.3.0 2011-08-10

- Fixed the installation problem.

- Fixed the file name for the Picasa icon.

- Added Google+ to the list of social networks.

- If an icon is not available in the selected iconset, the default icon is displayed.

- Compatible with Joomla 1.5, 1.6 and 1.7

1.2.3 2011-06-26 - Originaly developed by Nick Texidor from nick.texidor.com, now supported by Alain Rivest on Aldra.ca

JomSocial Plugin

VersionDateDescription
1.3.1 2012-01-06

- Added icons for Google+
- Added parameter for Google+
- Bug fix: "Trying to get property of non-object" error

1.3.0 2011-09-25

- Now works with Joomla 1.7 and JomSocial 2.2.4

- Added Google+ to the list of social networks.

- If an icon is not available in the selected iconset, the default icon is displayed.

1.2.3 2011-06-26 - Originaly developed by Nick Texidor from nick.texidor.com, now supported by Alain Rivest on Aldra.ca

 

 

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