Facepile

The Facepile plugin displays the Facebook profile pictures of a user's friends who have liked your page or have signed up for your site.

How to Add the Facebook Facepile to Joomla

JFBConnect gives you 2 easy methods to add the Facebook Facepile to your Joomla site: either through the SCSocialWidget module or the JFBCFriends easy-tag, as described below.

SCSocialWidget Module

The SourceCoast Social Widget module, included with JFBCConnect, is an easy way to use the Joomla administrator interface to add the facepile to your whole site, or any section or page within your site. Since it's a standard Joomla module, all the available parameters for the Facebook facepile widget are easily accessible, such as the URL for showing which friends have liked, the width, and number of rows of friends pictures to display in the friendpile.

As with any Joomla module, you can set the SCSocialWidget module to show in any template position, on any specific (or all) menu items of your site, and whether guest, registered, or special users can view it.

JFBCFriends Easy-Tag

With the JFBConnect easy-tags, it's very easy to add the Facebook friendpile to any Joomla article, custom HTML module, template or other area of your site. This is great for when a module just won't work, or you want even more customization for the friendpile widget. To use the easy-tag, simply include any of the following snippets into your site's content, and JFBConnect will take care of the rest:

{JFBCFriends}
{JFBCFriends max_rows=5 width=350 href=http://www.sourcecoast.com}

The last tag above is what's used, in this Joomla article, to insert the Facebook Friendpile directly on this page!

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