ColdFusion has introduced the support for dynamically generating Like button, Tweet button, and Comment box for social media sites. The supported widgets are:

  • Like button
  • Tweet button
  • Facebook comment box
  • Google Plus button
  • Facebook subscribe button
  • Like box
  • Activity feed
  • Follow

Examples

  1. Syntax for Facebook Like button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "like"
    url = ""
    layout = "standard|box_count|button_count"
    showfaces = "true|false"
    verb = "like|recommend"
    colorscheme = "light|dark"
    style = ""
    width = ""
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  2.  Syntax for Facebook Likebox button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "likebox"
    url = "This refers to a Facebook Page."
    showfaces = "true|false"
    showstream = "true|false"
    showheader = "true|false"
    colorscheme = "light|dark"
    style = ""
    height = ""
    width = ""
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  3. Syntax for Activity feed for a Facebook application:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "activityfeed" 
    appid= "facebook_app_id"
    width = ""
    height = ""
    colorscheme = "light|dark"
    showheader = "true|false"
    action = ""
    linktarget = "_blank|_top|_parent"
    recommendations = "true|false"
    style = ""
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  4. Syntax for a Twitter Follow button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "follow"
    showcount= "true|false"
    buttonsize= "medium|large"
    language = "en|fr|.........."
    showusername = "true|false"
    username = ""
    style = "" 
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  5. Syntax for a Google Plus button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "plusone"
    url = "url to plus one"
    buttonsize= "small|medium|large|tall"
    language = "en|fr|.........."
    width = ""
    annotation = "none|inline|bubble"
    style = ""
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  6.  Syntax for a Facebook Comment box:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "commentbox"
    url = "url"
    width= ""
    colorscheme = "dark|light"
    numberofposts = ""
    style = "" 
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  7. Syntax for a Facebook Subscribe button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "subscribe"
    url = "profile to subscribe"
    width = ""
    colorscheme = "dark|light"
    showfaces = "true|false"
    layout = "standard|button_count|box_count"
    style = ""
    extraoptions = ""
    >
  8. Syntax for Tweet button:

    <cf_socialplugin type = "tweet"
    url = "url to share"
    tweettext = "default tweet text"
    language = "en|fr|.........."
    count = "none|horizontal"
    hashtag = "Comma separated hash tags appended to 
    tweet text. Do not include the #. It is preprended to each list item automatically."
    buttonsize = "small|large"
    via = ""
    recommend = ""
    style = "" 
    extraoptions = ""
    >

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