Surendra Sharma

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Friday, January 18, 2019

4th Sitecore Marketplace Module – Sitecore Social Feeds Manager

Sitecore Social Feeds Manager
Sitecore Social Feeds Manager

I am very excited to share my 4th module “Sitecore Social Feeds Manager” on Sitecore marketplace. You can download it from here.

We all know the importance of social media for product branding. Almost all websites showing their organization or products related social messages to their website.

I created this helix-based module for getting social feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram.

Steps to use this module
1. Download and installed this Sitecore package
2. Fill your Social keys for Facebook, Twitter and Youtube in item "/sitecore/content/Habitat/Global/Social/Social Media Manager"
3. Publish Sitecore items.
4. Access JSON result from URL http://<your.sitecore.instance>/api/sitecore/social/GetSocialFeeds?channelName=youtube&token=accesstoken.

By default, it shows recent 8 feeds from each social channel but you can control the number of feeds from Sitecore.

I also included “All” feeds option where you can access recent 2 feeds from each channel and show mix of total 8 feeds on your front end. Again, you can control total numbers of feeds from Sitecore for “All” use case.

I have excluded HTML part on this module as every website have different HTML and look and feel. So directly consume this JSON output and integrate it in your HTML at desired location.

A sample HTML for calling and using this JSON data by AJAX is

<div id="SocialFeedsDiv">

    <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

    <script>


        $(document).ready(function () {
            var b = null;
            $("#all").click(function () {
                loadfeeds("All")
            });

            $("#Facebook").click(function () {
                loadfeeds("Facebook")
            });

            $("#Twitter").click(function () {
                loadfeeds("Twitter")
            });

            $("#Youtube").click(function () {
                loadfeeds("Youtube")
            });

            $("#Instagram").click(function () {
                loadfeeds("Instagram")
            });


            function loadfeeds(channelName) {
                $.get("/api/sitecore/social/GetSocialFeeds?channelName=" + channelName + "&token=accesstoken", function (data, status) {
                    var index = 1;
                    $("#feedlist").html("");
                    $.each(data.responseResult, function (i, field) {
                        var imageurl = "";
                        if (field.ImageURL !="" || field.ImageURL != null) {
                            imageurl = "ImageURL : <a href='" + field.FeedURL + "' ><img src='" + field.ImageURL + "' alt='" + field.Title + "' /> </a> <br>";
                        }
                        $("#feedlist").append(
                            "<li>Sr No :" + index + "<br>" +
                            "FeedID :" + field.FeedID + "<br>" +
                            "PlatformName :" + field.PlatformName + "<br>" +
                            "Title :" + field.Title + "<br>" +
                            "Description :" + field.Description + "<br>" + imageurl
                            +
                            "FeedURL :" + field.FeedURL + "<br>" +
                            "Timestamp :" + field.Timestamp + "<br>" +
                            "From :" + field.From + "<br><br><br>" + "</li>"
                        );
                        index++;
                    });
                });
            }
        });

    </script>

     <br />
    <a href="javascript:void(0)" id="all">All</a><br />
    <a href="javascript:void(0)" id="Facebook">Facebook</a><br />
    <a href="javascript:void(0)" id="Twitter">Twitter</a><br />
    <a href="javascript:void(0)" id="Youtube">Youtube</a><br />
    <a href="javascript:void(0)" id="Instagram">Instagram</a><br />

    <div id="feed">

    </div>

    <br />
    <br />

    <div id="HTMLfeed">
        <ul id="feedlist"></ul>


    </div>

</div>

You may interested in my other 3 modules on Sitecore marketplace




I hope you will use these Sitecore modules. Stay tuned for more Sitecore related information.

Till that happy Sitecoring :)

Please leave your comments or share these marketplace modules if it’s useful for you.

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