As per the research in 2017 Facebook has 1.94 Million active users who share around 4.75 billion pieces of content daily. While the content publishing for your blog posts or website may seem uncontrollable, turning your website or blog into a social media community for sharing.
A few years back, performing this task meant a lot of custom coding, therefore most of the biggest enterprises and organizations love Drupal. With the availability of Drupal modules, you can easily manage the social media channels of your website with minimal custom coding.
Here are some of the best Drupal Social Media modules that will take your website or blog to a next level:
1. Organic Groups Module:
With the help of this modules, users can easily create and manage their own social media groups. Each group has its homepage that gives a place for the users to post and share the stories and a block of the modules provides basic information about the social media group. Administrators can also enable the additional features in the groups like deciding whether the social group should be selective or not. With the Organic Groups on the website, the possibilities are countless. You can easily configure the layout, membership, restrictions and much more.
2. User Relationships Module:
User Relationships Modules in Drupal allows the site administrators to create and define user types like family, friends or colleges and relation types like mutual or one-way. This Drupal module is also bundled with a group of submodules that allows the administrator to set up notification, invites and messaging.
3. Invite Module:
Invite Drupal Module encourages the current users to invite their colleges, friends and family members to join your group on social media site. This module work with the User Relationship module.
4. User Points Module:
User Points Module allows users to accumulate points for actions like posting nodes, moderating, sharing a picture, commenting and more. The Drupal site administrator can use these points to upgrade or exchange roles for goods or incentives on your website.
5. Flag Module:
Flag Module works with the Flag Friend submodule. Using the Flag API, Flag friend provides a single or two-way relation type that can share messages and notification to the recipient of the friend request providing information on accepting the request.
This module can be used to display the user activities on the website. Like the Activity Drupal Module, Heartbeat is an API for log activity that can be structured to display in a customized activity stream.
7. Easy Social
Easy Social is a free social media sharing module which allows you to add a share button on your website. By default, this module includes the widgets for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn, but you can easily customize it and can add other social media websites.
8. Activity Stream Module:
This Drupal module allows you to create a live stream using your activities on different social media websites like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Stumble upon and more. You can easily integrate this Drupal module with any of the websites that publish RSS feeds which provide you the ability for further customization.
Author: Deepak Monty Garg