AX Social Stream WordPress plugin

AX Social Stream

AX Social Stream in brief

AX Social Stream WordPress plugin is the right choose for website admins and developers who are looking for an easy way to combine all of their social media posts, images and videos into one single social stream and display on their website.
With this plugin you can create a social media stream including all of your social media public pages/accounts/channels with multiple feed options, and you can display them in 6 different display layouts including Wall, Grid, Carousel, Timeline, Rotating Feed and Ajax Tabbed Feed.
You can add as many as Twitter non-protected accounts, Facebook pages or Instagram accounts managed by you or any other publisher.
It supports 15 and growing social networks and includes about 30 feed options.
Your visitors will be able to share your posts on their social accounts or reply, retweet or favorite the Twitter posts from your Social Stream. They can even filter your social stream by network, tag or using a search phrase.
You can also change the style of your social stream using the theme manager and/or writing custom CSS stylesheets, and make it unique to your website.

Main Usages

  • To broadcast all your social network news, photos, videos and updates from multiple social network accounts as a single stream to your visitors.
  • To create a single social stream for multiple social network accounts with multiple profiles.
  • To create a multi-network photo or video gallery on your website.
  • To create a news stream from multiple RSS feeds on your website.
  • To create social tag stream of all social network news related to a specific search term or hashtag from multiple social media channels on your website.

Main Features

8 different display layouts

Wall, Grid, Carousel, Timeline, Rotating Feed, Sticky Rotating Feed, Ajax Tabbed Feed & Sticky Ajax Tabbed Feed.

Carousel

Feature carousel- ayout

Grid

Grid layout

Masonry

Masonry layout

Rotating and ajax tabbable feeds

Rotating feed

Ads Management

Feature to display block of ads along with social items on your Social Stream.

Ads management

Slideshow Presentation View

Feature to display social items in full lightbox slideshow for presenting and wide screens.

Slideshow presentation

Fully Responsive

The plugin is fully responsive which enables you to be used in mobile friendly websites.

Responsive feature

5 ways to add to your website

  • Add your Social Stream to a post or page
  • Add your Social Stream to a WordPress theme file
  • Add your Social Stream as a widget
  • Add your Social Stream via Visual Composer panel
  • Add your Social Stream via Cornerstone page builder panel

Supports 15 and growing channels

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

Pinterest

YouTube

LinkedIn

Flickr

Vimeo

VK

Tumblr

Vine

SoundCloud

RSS

Stumbleupon

Deviantart

Other Features

Automatic updates

Plugin licensing and automatic updates.

Multiple streams in page

Ability to add multiple unlimited social streams in one page on your website.

Multiple combinations of feeds

Processing multiple IDs or feeds per network.

Load more items

Load more items feature available for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Flickr, YouTube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, VK and Vine.

Caching feeds

Feature to cache social feeds data on the server to reduce up download time with the possibility to define the cache time.

Theme manager

Possibility to add custom layout & writing CSS stylesheets to make the social stream unique to the website.

Defining assets size

Allowing to set the image width/height for feed items’ images & videos.

Set responsive breakpoints

Feature to set the number of items displaying on the screen on different screen sizes for masonry & carousel layouts.

Date/time display format

Feature to display the date on items in different formats.

Images lazy loading

Feature to enable/disable images lazy loading on the social stream.

Stream moderation

Ability to pin a post on top of the social stream or remove a post of the social stream.

Proxy setup

Ability to setup proxy for API connections.

Debug log

Online debug log feature available in backend.

Custom results limiting

Feature to limit the number of results to display on the social stream based on recentness or separately defined for each feed.

Share posts

Share posts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or LinkedIn from the social stream on your website.

Customization

Customization of social network colors & icons.

Displaying engagements

Displaying number of comments & likes and showing recent comments on any social network which is possible.

Open in lightbox

Feature to open images & videos in lightbox or slideshow window.

Feed Options

  • Facebook page wall posts.
  • Facebook album photos.
  • Facebook page photos.
  • Facebook page videos.
  • Twitter user latest Tweets.
  • Twitter list Tweets.
  • Twitter search Tweets with hashtags.
  • Tumblr user latest (a. regular, b. photo, c. video, d. audio, e. link, f. quote & g. conversation) posts.
  • Delicious latest bookmarks.
  • Pinterest latest user public Pins.
  • Pinterest latest public Pins from a specific Social Stream.
  • Flickr user latest public photostream uploads.
  • Flickr group public photostream uploads.
  • Flickr Photoset/Album public feed.

  • Instagram user posts including photos and videos.
  • Instagram search posts by tags.
  • Instagram latest posts by location ID.
  • Instagram search by geographical location.
  • YouTube user latest uploads.
  • YouTube public playlist uploads.
  • YouTube search by term.
  • Vimeo user public (a. videos, b. likes, c. appeared in, d. all videos, e. subscriptions, f. albums, g. channels & h. groups) feeds.
  • Stumbleupon user comments & likes.
  • Deviantart user latest deviations.
  • SoundCloud user tracks public feed.
  • VK user or community wall feed.
  • RSS feed URL latest entries.
  • LinkedIn company updates.
  • Vine user timeline updates.

Social APIs Restrictions

There are some restriction from social network APIs that are making some limitations for us on top of building this plugin that are listed here.

  • You cannot add a Facebook personal profile feed to the plugin. Only page and album feeds are allowed.
  • Twitter account should not be set as “Protect my Tweets”.
  • Twitter search API can only grab the items that are posted in the last 7 – 9 days.
  • Twitter API does not provide the image data for re-tweets.
  • Your Google+ settings should not restrict the user that may view your page. You have to remove any Target Audience restrictions from your Google+ page/profile.
  • Google does not provide any items that is published on your page before you remove the age restriction.
  • Pinterest re-shared items will not include the original shared item.
  • On LinkedIn, you can only get the feed from the company pages or showcase pages that your have under your management not the pages that are not belong to you.

What customers say?

for Customer Support

by erostad

Great plugin and functionality with excellent customer service.

for Flexibility

by bobsled

After using this app for two years, I have to say it is a great app and has fantastic support.

for Code Quality

by FMM-Creative

For customer support and for plugin code quality it is one of my best experiences on CodeCanyon. Great Job!

for Flexibility

by steven_munoz

It's really easy to use and implement on your website. Highly customizable, no bugs until the moment.

for Feature Availability

by mzimzi

Excellent plugin, works amazingly well. Love the caching function especially!

for Design Quality

by mrcharles

Love it !!! Easy to customize and works like a charm!

for Feature Availability

by Ezbash

The plugin has a lot of options, which is great, but even better is that it is well documented. Additionally, I found a bug and reported it to them, and it was patched within a day.

for Customer Support

by Maytar

Best fast code helpers in themeforest. A great amazing customer service even its a hard service as is with social media. They back every single email to you and not only that they go to your server fix it but, also explain you in details the reason why it wasn't working. Thank you guys!!!

for Flexibility

by mauy4

Really good stuff for automation your site!

for Design Quality

by BlackTack

Great Customizable and flexible social stream. Amazing customer service and support for Plug In Do Buy! This is an amazing addition to my little community and I am best pleased. GLWS!!!

for Design Quality

by desformatados

The plugin is very beautiful and functional. Really worth it!

for Customer Support

by beliklein

I choose the customer support for giving them the best putuation because they are ABSOLUTELY competitive with their responsabilities and job. I'm also very happy with the plugin functions and appearance (I can customize a lot of things). The plugin works perfectly and it's very visual. It's amazing! Please, if you are doubting if what social network plugin you should buy I recommend you 100% the WordPress AX Social Stream. Thanks Axent Media team, for everything!!!

Frequently asked questions

Can I use the plugin in WordPress Multisite (WPMU) mode?

Yes, this plugin works with WordPress Multisite.
But, if you have encountered any problem after installation:

  1. Please note, you need to install the plugin in network admin section e.g. http://yourwebsite.com/wp-admin/network/plugin-install.php?tab=upload
  2. Try, activating the plugin separately in each website not in the network admin.

How many feeds can I add to my social stream?

You can add as many as public feeds you like, even if managed by you or any other publisher.

How can I update the plugin?

To be allowed to receive the product automatic updates in your WordPress dashboard:

  1. Before all, you need to register the plugin. Read this guide on, how to register the AX Social Stream plugin.
  2. After registering the plugin, browse to Plugins > Installed Plugins page in your dashboard.
  3. Click the “Check for updates” and then, click the “Update now” links.

You can also upgrade the plugin manually by downloading the current available version from your CodeCanyon account downloads page.

Can I add feeds by hashtag or location?

Hashtag feed is supported on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube networks.

Ready to use the plugin?

What you get?

  • Works on any WordPress website
  • Compatible with WordPress.com servers
  • Free lifetime automatic update
  • Free installation and configuration service
  • One time payment, life time usage
  • Excellent support / 5 star on CodeCanyon
  • AX Social Stream installation plugin file
  • Access to support center and documentation files

Technical Requirements

  • The plugin requires the PHP version 5.6.x or higher.
  • The plugin requires the WordPress version 4.x or higher.
  • This plugin requires both PHP’s multibyte string extension AND iconv extension (enabled by default).
  • PHP’s XML extension is required (enabled by default).
  • PHP’s cURL extension is recommended (required for Facebook feed)