Clicky

RapidWeaver Stacks, PlugIns, Themes ...
menu Menu

rjhweb design

rjhweb design

fast, flexible fair

Ninja News

RapidWeaver News & Reviews

Wall – Social Sharing Unfettered

There are a number of stacks that can present RSS feeds in an agreeable layout (you'll find one on the Ninja Network page). There are also stacks that can integrate Facebook pages within your website, or a Twitter or a Tumblr feed. They all just became obsolete with Wall from Yuzool Themes.

Michael Frankland recently came in for a load of negative criticism for changing his business model to a sustainable one. You may, or may not appreciate Yuzool's new business model, but you can not fault their products!

Wall (not to be confused with other stacks of the same name) is the latest stack from the Yuzool smithy, it will bring together all of your social feeds from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Flickr, Pinterest, RSS, Vimeo, Tumblr and/or Instagram – on the same RapidWeaver page. However, I must warn you that if you choose all the available options, your page will need a couple of seconds to load all of the feeds. Wall is fast – it uses AJAX to load your feeds – but don't overdo things.
The possibility to display any combination of the above within a single stack is awesome. The presentation of said feeds is enticing they can be filtered by service.

Yuzool Wall

Let it be said that you will need some time and perseverance to set up some of the options. You will need Handles, Consumer Keys, Consumer Secrets, Access Tokens, Access Secrets, APIs, IDs, etc. depending on the service you wish to load. These are all available online but they do need some research on your behalf. This problem arises because the individual services can't agree on a single access model. It's no fault of Yuzool.

I'll take an example of publishing Facebook posts: First you'll need to register as a developer so that you can create an app. Next you'll need the ID for this app. You can then add your Facebook Handle and the app ID to Wall's settings panel.
But hey, we're web designers, right? We're used to doing a little research before we can plunge in. The process is described in detail in the setup instructions included with the stack and is similar with many of the different services and, it must be said, with all other Social sharing stacks.

So you'll need a little patience to set up some of your feeds, but ultimately it's the result that counts. And the result is an inviting masonry style wall of feeds which, when clicked, will take you to the post/site in question.

All texts within the Wall stack are editable, so that they may be localised. The General Settings include Centre Wall, Cache, Filter, Disable ALL Filter, and External Links. The Order can be set to Date, or Random. The Max number of posts may be set to Days or Limit. The display below changes accordingly to show Number of days or Limit of Posts.

Social Sharing may be disabled and JQuery can be activated. There are two styles for the presentation of Wall; Classic and Modern and the Colour can be set to Light, or Dark.

Wall offers more sharing options than I've seen in any similar stack. The sheer number of services Wall can access makes the settings panel look a lot more complicated than it really is, but once you've discovered the necessary IDs and APIs, it is simple to set up.

Without a doubt the most versatile Social sharing stack to date.

Comments

Show more posts

  • Stacks Image 35399
  • Stacks Image 35402
  • Stacks Image 35405
  • Stacks Image 35408
  • Stacks Image 35411
  • Stacks Image 35414
  • Stacks Image 35417
  • Stacks Image 35420
  • Stacks Image 35423
  • Stacks Image 35426
  • Stacks Image 35429
  • Stacks Image 35432
  • Stacks Image 35435
  • Stacks Image 35438
  • Stacks Image 35441
  • Stacks Image 35444
  • Stacks Image 35447
  • Stacks Image 35450
  • Stacks Image 35453
  • Stacks Image 35456
  • Stacks Image 35459
  • Stacks Image 35462
  • Stacks Image 35465
  • Stacks Image 35468
  • Stacks Image 35471
  • weaverthemes
  • Stacks Image 35477
  • Stacks Image 35480
  • Stacks Image 35483

Links to the developers ® All trademarks cited on this page are the property of their respective owners.

x

Don’t miss a post!
Sign up for our monthly newsletter.

A monthly digest of all the latest updates from our RapidWeaver blog, keeping you up to date with the hottest new stacks and themes.

* indicates required

Contact Information

My Image

rjh web design

265 Moo 2
Mae Na Toeng Nai, Pai
Mae Hong Son
Thailand 58130

About Us

We design websites and print-products for small businesses at reasonable prices. We specialise in Responsive Web Design.

Legal

This site uses Cookies to determine the best method of display in combination with your browser.
We do not harvest or sell personal information.
© rjh web design 2010—16

This website was built with loving care on a Mac using Foundation. For more information, contact me.