Sophora CMS Add-on: Social Media Connector

Use subshell's Social Media Connector to automatically update your Facebook and Twitter pages. All links to your website are generated automatically.

You can both reuse existing content or publish custom content with our content solutions. subshell's Facebook Connector currently supports Facebook's links.

Use Sophora's add-on Social Media Connector to automatically feed fresh content and URLs to Twitter. Now you can use our content management solution to write and manage content and publish to Twitter, where your content is discussed and recommended. All links to your website are generated automatically. You can both reuse existing content and write custom tweets.

Sophora Add-on Facebook-Connector in der Anwendung


  • Name: Social Media Connector
  • Category: Social Media
  • Type: Social Media Connector, scripts
  • Compatibility: >= Sophora 1.53
  • Organization: subshell
  • Third-party software required: Facebook, Twitter and appropriate accounts.
  • Documentation


When it comes to licensing, you can choose if you want to connect Facebook and Twitter or only one of them to Sophora.

Base Functions, including event handlingIncluded
INInstagramOptional (Upon request)
PIPinterestOptional (Upon request)
FLFlickrOptional (Upon request)

Facebook is a social networking service launched in February 2004, owned and operated by Facebook, Inc. As of June 2012, Facebook has over 955 million active users, more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device. Users must register before using the site, after which they may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, and exchange messages, including automatic notifications when they update their profile. Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics, and categorize their friends into lists such as "People From Work" or "Close Friends". || Source: Wikipedia | Authors: List of Authors | License: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets". It was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and launched that July. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with over 500 million active users as of 2012, generating over 340 million tweets daily and handling over 1.6 billion search queries per day. Since its launch, Twitter has become one of the top 10 most visited websites on the Internet, and has been described as "the SMS of the Internet." || Source: Wikipedia | Authors: List of Authors | License: CC BY-SA 3.0.

Social Media Connector in Use

Note: The following examples are not covered by the add-on's license.

Norddeutscher Rundfunk: Facebook

Up-to-date with NDR on Facebook. The German broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk informs their Facebook users about latest news, articles and program. With integrating Facebook users get the possibility to ask questions or voice a criticism as well as make a suggestion. Sophora’s add-on Facebook-Connector facilitate the handling for editors working with the social media portal. Expenditure of energy will be reduced and at the same time publishing of new articles will be accelerated.

Visit NDR's Facebook-Page.

Sophora Add-on Facebook-Connector im Einsatz beim NDR

Tagesschau: Twitter

The news channel Tagesschau is able to record over half a million followers via Twitter. Followers are supplied with latest national and international news for 24 hours per Day by the Tagesschau. Sophora’s add-on Twitter-Connector supports the editorial department to reduce their expenditures of energy for a fast transmission of contents from Sophora to Twitter.

Visit website.

Sophora Add-on Twitter-Connector im Einsatz beim Norddeutschen Rundfunk