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Adding Social Streaming to your site is a great way to get more traffic and provide engaging social feed updates directly to your users in one area.
If you would like to add social stream to your site, jQuery Social Stream is a great and cost efficient plugin. This is designed with a developer in mind, so if you’re considering installing a hands-free social streaming add-on there are other options, such as Juicer.
jQuery Social Stream has the top rated Social Networks, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and much more integrated. There are also 60 feed options to customize each social network display to your liking.
Since it is self-maintained by the developer building the site, it just requires to provide information about API access or specific social network IDs to retrieve the information needed. This is done securely using PHP for the API integration and then the jQuery scripts are simple parameters to pull in the data from the respective social sites. You’ll want to be sure web server handles PHP for the Facebook and Twitter API PHP files.
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