Mobile social networking is a fast growing social media trend. More and more people use smartphones not only to check messages or posts on social networks but also to participate in events, discussions, upload photos, videos and generate other stuff.
Touch-Mobile and Touch-Tablet plugins are intended to provide rich for features and highly convenience social experience in smartphones and tablets.
Touch-Mobile plugin brings specially adapted features and beautiful interfaces for smartphones: iPhone, Android, etc. It makes easy to browse photos, videos and any other content, join and participate in events, groups, pages, post messages, wall posts or chat with members. Each page and form is designed specially for mobile devices - larger buttons and inputs, easy navigation which is always at hand and awesome animation effects. Using rich for features and easy in use Touch-Mobile plugin, you can increase members interaction and engagement, content generation and page views from smartphones.
Use the best solution on the market - get Touch-Mobile and Touch-Tablet plugins to make the mobile platform the key to success of your social network.
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Touch-Mobile plugin features:
Beautiful Interfaces. Attractive look, simple navigation and user friendly interfaces intend members to use your site via mobile devices more often than you expect.
Optimized for Smartphones. It takes all advantages of AJAX technology & browser caching - it does not load your site Header/Footer all time, it just refreshes site body; Dashboard is loaded only one time per session - all these things help to reduce mobile traffic and provides more convenience for your members.
Menu Editor. You can control which menu items(links) should be shown on Dashboard, Main Menu, Footer Menu, Albums Main Menu, Blog Main Menu, etc.
Themes. The plugin includes 8 standard themes: Default, Sky Blue, Gray, Clean, Pink Box, Orange, Green and Yellow. You can change themes from admin panel in one click. Also you can customize themes using the theme editor. It doesn't contain any other themes so please contact the theme provider to make sure that they have special integration with Touch-Mobile plugin.
Simple Navigation. It is very quick and easy to navigate through site using menu navigation which is always at hand. It contains all basic links(Home, Search, Members, Contact Us, etc) and applications/plugins(Albums, Blogs, Events, Offers, Pages, etc) separated by sections.
Social Interaction. It has all basic social features:
● sign in & sign up forms;
● share - allows to share various content or posts to own wall;
● comment - allows to leave comments on various pages: photo, video, etc;
● notifications and requests - easy to access, and act accordingly - confirm friendship, join event, etc.;
● browse members - search by name and request friendship instantly;
● view profiles - details, members stuff(photos, videos, etc), feed, request friendship, like and so on;
● edit profile page where you can edit personal information and upload thumbnail for profile;
● general settings allows to edit email address, timezone, link facebook or twitter account, etc;
● edit privacy - view & edit;
● notifications - view & edit;
● networks - view & edit;
● change password;
● delete account with confirmation;
● forgot password form to restore password;
Messages. Allows to view Inbox, Sent Message, compose new messages, read and reply to received messages.
Search. Instant search which is available in Navigation Menu. It allows to search the entire site by keywords: members, albums, blogs, events, groups, etc;
Wall / Activity Feed. Beautiful and awesome ajax feed, like you have on standard site using Wall plugin, supports:
- auto-loading activity;
- viewing photos directly on wall;
- likes & comments in wall posts;
- posting status updates;
- uploading photos;
- uploading youtube/vimeo videos;
- posting interesting links;
- sharing location(check-in);
- friends tagging;
- set privacy for wall posts;
- share/hide/report posts;
- browse feed by lists: most recent, friends, pages, photos, videos, etc;
- posting questions(polls);
You need to have installed installed our Wall plugin for this features.
Mobile Caching is one of great features of HTML5 which is supported by most of modern mobile devices. It uses Storage API to save viewed pages in browser cache, so when you open these pages it takes them from offline cache instantly. It automatically checks if the page out-dated and synchronize cache in the background.
Home Screen Icon. Visitors have an option to add icon of your site to their mobile device's home screen, so it is enough to click on this icon on device's screen and it opens your site. You can upload logo which is automatically worked: glossy, corner rounding and shadow effect. It works only for iPad and Android based devices.
Mobile Statistics. Now you can check and compare statistics of mobile and standard site:
- page views;
- sign ups;
- private messages;
Supported Plugins and Features:
Advanced Questions. Allows members to ask questions and create polls to get get fast, short-form replies or votes, it replaces standard Polls plugin. Features: browse and search questions, ask questions by posting them directly to wall, view question details and vote, follow questions, comments and likes. Requires Advanced Questions plugin.
Albums. Supported features: browse and search albums, stylish photo viewer(slideshow) to view photos(auto-resizes according to mobile device screen, pinch to zoom, swipe to the left or to the right to browse), create and edit photo albums, upload multiple photos per time, leave comments and like/unlike. Requires Photo Albums plugin.
Articles. Features: Read and comment articles. Requires Articles plugin from Radcodes.
Blogs. Features: browse and search blog entries, post and edit blog posts, read blog posts, comment and like/unlike. Requires Blogs plugin.
Badges. Features: browse popular, recently created and friends badges, view next badges(which member can earn easily according to its activity on your site), view badge page and its details, requirements and members who have already received this badge. Requires Badges plugin.
Chat & IM. Allows members to join chat rooms for live group chats, or view online members in chat and chat with them privately. It supports turning on and off chat, anchored IM bar, chat rooms, notifications about new messages. Requires Chat & IM plugin.
Check-In / Share Location. Allows members to share their location while sharing posts. Features: easily check-in via mobile devices and share where they are now, tag friends, upload photos from the place, etc. Requires Check-In plugin.
Classifieds. Features: browse and search listings, view details, leave comments and share to own wall, posting new listing, editing listing details and adding photos. Requires Classifieds plugin.
Credits. Features: top members listing, view own credits balance(earned, spent, balance), transactions list, details FAQ about what is credits, how to earn & spend, activities list with details(credits, max credits, rollower period). Requires Credits plugin.
Events. Allows members to participate in existing events - browse upcoming events, join and set up wished status (attending, maybe or not attending), view event details, photos and posting to the wall, comments. Requires Events plugin.
Forum. Members can participate in discussions and share ideas, it allows: browse and view topics and posts, post new topics, watch topics, post replies and quote posts, edit topics and posts, delete, etc. Requires Forums plugin.
Gifts. Allows to send greeting gifts to friends. Features: browse and search virtual gifts, view received and sent gifts, create new personal gifts - photo, audio or video gifts. Requires Gifts plugin.
Groups. Features: browse and search groups, join and participate in a group, view the group details, post to the group wall, share the group, view the group members, photos and events, manage and edit own groups. Requires Groups plugin.
Invite. Allows to import contacts from popular email services and invite friends from largest social networks to visit your site and sign up. Features: supports email services(Gmail, Yahoo, Windows Live/Hotmail) and social networks(Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Lastfm, Foursquare), invite friends by typing their email addresses & message. Requires Friends Inviter plugin.
Likes. Features: nice like button on member, event, group and page profiles, natively integrated with Core likes, available widgets are `Members Like This` and `Likes`. Requires free Likes plugin.
Music. Features: browse and search playlists, view playlists details, leave comments and like, play music(can be played in HTML5-Audio supported mobile browsers). Requires Music Sharing plugin.
Offers & Coupons. Allows members to get discount coupons or offers in exchange of their activity or money or just for free. It is great use the accepted offers via mobile device - you can just take and show your coupon in the venue(restaurant, shop, spa salon, etc). Features: browse and search upcoming offers & past offers, view accepted offers, read offer details and requirements, like and comment, share and email the offer, read and leave reviews, subscribe and view subscribers and participants. Requires Offers & Coupons plugin.
Pages. Touch-Mobile plugin is seamlessly and deeply integrated with Pages(Business Directory) plugin. It includes the following features: browse and search pages, view page information, location in map and team members, posted links, staff members, participate by posting wall-posts, like, leave comments, etc.
The plugin supports the following extensions of Pages plugin family:
● Albums - create albums, upload photos and view photos in slideshow;
● Blogs - browse and post blogs, read blogs, comment and like/unlike blogs;
● Documents - browse, post and view documents;
● Discussions - view topics; watch, make sticky, close, rename and delete topics, read posts and leave reply;
● Events - invite friends and participate in event;
● FAQ - view frequently asked questions with answers;
● Music - browse, play and comment music playlists;
● Contact - displays contact form;
● Videos - submit videos, play and comment videos;
● Store - view posted products, manage your products;
Rates & Reviews. Features: rate members, events, groups, blog and classifieds, leave reviews in pages, offers with message & rating. Requires Rates plugin.
Polls. Features: browse and search polls, view and vote in polls. Requires Polls plugin.
Store. Allows to sale products and service online. Features: browse stores, view store products or just browse and search products, view a product page including its information, rating, photos, audios and videos, add the product to wishlist, select the product options(color, size, etc) and add to cart, adding multiple products to cart, purchasing using PayPal account or credits, manage products in pages(delete), view FAQ. Requires Store plugin.
Suggestions/Recommendations. Features: suggest members, photos, videos, events, groups, and many other things to friends using a nice form where member can easily search and select multiple friends, `Recommendations` widget intelligently recommends photos/groups/events/video/pages/etc to members depending on members social graph and popularity of content. Requires Suggestion / Recommendation plugin.
Videos. Features: browse and search videos, posting youtube and vimeo videos, play videos via flash player, requires installed Youtube(installed by default) and Vimeo free applications in iPhone/iPod/iPad. Requires Video Sharing plugin.
Many Other Features:
- Mobile device auto-detection;
- Loading activity on scroll down;
- `Published from mobile` icon displayed in wall posts;
- Option to delete own actions, blogs, events, etc;
- Administrator is allowed to moderate and delete albums, blogs, events, etc;
- Enable / disable components and forms in layouts via admin panel;
- Allows to set Touch site by default;
- Allows to set site logo for Mobile site;
- Contact Us form;
- Privacy page;
New wall-posting - improved usability with quick-icons.
Tagging peoples - fast & easy tagging.
Smart photos alignment - it automatically detects smartphone's homescreen size and correctly resize photos in wall feed to fit the size.
New comments - improved design and usability of commenting in wall feed so it is quick & easy to leave comments.
Sharing wall posts - improved to make it quick & easy to share any posts from wall feed.
View videos directly on Wall feed, no redirection is required.
3 new themes added to choose from: Green, Yellow and Grey.
Hashtags - added full support of hashtags so your members can easily post tags, browse feed and participate in discussions using hashtags. This is available if you have Hashtags plugin.
Ad campaigns integrated with Touch-Mobile plugin. There are available options in admin panel to set up ads campaigns in mobile pages.