Top 15 jQuery Social Networks

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Social networking is one of the best and free ways for increase traffic on our blog, interacts with your friends and relatives in different places. Social media optimization doesn’t only allow discovering and reading the content and information but also encourages you to share the knowledge what you have. This post includes some of social jquery plugins and tutorials. Enjoy!

1. jQuery AddThis Plugins

This is a jQuery implementation of the AddThis widget that is available from AddThis. Being the first version, tahis just uses the basic options that allow you to put this on your site.

Make Tweeting your content dead-simple for your visitors. When a TweetLink button or link is clicked, it automatically shortens the current page’s URL using, and sends the user to Twitter with the status box already filled in.

3. Bookmark

Share your page with any number of bookmarking sites. Features include the following: Full and compact versions, Customizable list of sites, Easy addition of new/other sites, Optional ‘Favorites’ and ‘E-mail’ links, and Bookmark a page other than the current one.

4. jSocial

The plugin handles the rest; creating all the links and building a nice list, complete with matching icons to everywhere you are on the web.

5. So So Social Plug-In. Powered by jQuery and YQL

Yahoo Query Language to gather RSS feeds from your various social networks and sorts them into an “activity feed”. It basically creates a news feed out of your social networking activity.

6. MobilyBlocks

Allows you to simply create an unordered list as an impressive and stylish animated circle.

7. BubbleUp jQuery Plugin to Spice Up Your Menu

This plugin now is more flexible, easy to customize and working with all major web browsers with any size of images.

8. jQuery Twitter Widget with @Anywhere Support

jTweetsAnywhere is a jQuery Twitter Widget that simplifies the integration of Twitter services into your site. With just a few lines of JavaScript you can
• Display tweets from users’ feeds and users’ lists
• Show results from a Twitter search
• Present auto-refreshing realtime/live tickers
• Build pageable tweet feeds
• Integrate a customizable TweetBox into your site
• Let your visitors follow you directly from your site
• Handle secure authentication with Twitter

9. jQuery Social Share Toolbar

Learn on how to build your own social share toolbar using jQuery and CSS3. The toolbar should be visible at the bottom right corner of your browser. If you hover over the toolbar it will slide up, click the minimize button it will all but disappear, click one of the icons and you will be taken to either the login page or the share page of that social site.

10. Quite Delicious Button – A jQuery Plugin

This is a share count button to encourage people to bookmark your content on Delicious. Although Delicious provides their own button.

11. jQuery: Share It!

A jQuery plugin to display social bookmarking icons.

12. Social Icons with Cool jQuery Tooltip

This tutorial will take you through how to create a simple jQuery animated tooltip for social icons such as RSS and Twitter.

13. A Twitter List Powered Fan Page

In this tutorial, you can now create and compile a list of twitter users and make it easier for others to follow all at once.

14. jQuery Driven Social Bookmark Counters

Provides a tutorial on how the jQuery based Social Bookmarking Counters on the site was created. Most people are generally busy and this means that readers on a blog or website don’t time to waste on articles that are not really good.

15. Push effect: Improving Visual Feedback for Social Voting Tools with jQuery

Digging, voting, buzzing, retweeting, liking, bumping, shouting. These ubiquitous social tools have become the de facto mechanism to determine collective popularity. There’s little variation in terms of visual feedback when you engage these tools to increase an item’s popularity by one unit. Most just update the value instantly while others (Digg) perform a little fade effect.

Sam DeeringSam Deering
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Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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