HWDMediaShare provides an integration with JomSocial. JomSocial is a Social Networking Extension for Joomla that allows registered users to create profiles, share content and interact with other users.

This documentation is written for Joomla 3, and refers to HWDMediaShare version 2.

Integration Features

The JomSocial integration provides the following features:

  • Displays JomSocial avatars in HWDMediaShare.
  • Creates user links from JomSocial that point directly to JomSocial profile pages.
  • Insert records into the JomSocial social stream when users upload new media to HWDMediaShare.
  • Assign points in the JomSocial User Points system when users upload new media to HWDMediaShare.
  • Add links to HWDMediaShare in the JomSocial toolbar.
  • A dedicated JomSocial App that displays media uploaded by users within the JomSocial profile pages.

Getting Started

You'll need Joomla 3, HWDMediaShare 2 and JomSocial 4 installed. The integration is provided through plugins in the Premium Addons, so you'll need a Premium subscription or higher.

JomSocial Profile Links & Avatars

To enable JomSocial links and avatars in HWDMediaShare, then visit the Configuration page for HWDMediaShare.

In the Integrations tab, for the Community avatar option, select "JomSocial". Doing this will mean that JomSocial avatars will be used in HWDMediaShare.

In the Integrations tab, for the Community link option, select "JomSocial". Doing this will mean that any user links generated in HWDMediaShare will point directly to the user's JomSocial profile page.

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