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Juicer's 8 Styles for Your Social Media Aggregator Feed: Which One's Right For You?

Posted June 12th, 2015 by Bryan in

    We covered Juicer's newest social media feed styles in a recent post. But we thought we'd lay all of them out here so you can see the styles available and determine which option would be most useful for you (and make sense for your website design).

    You can easily change your feed styles using the drop-down menu labeled "Choose a Feed Style," shown here:

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    Any time you aren't logged into Juicer, you can also play with all of the styles on our homepage under "View an Example" feed.

    On to the styles! Remember, you can alter the size of most of the feed styles by height/width and number of columns right from your dashboard. This allows flexibility in placing your feeds in the sidebar or footer of your page if you don't want your social media feed to occupy an entire page.

    Image Grid

    Imagegrid

    This style is ideal when your content is image-focused. It displays no text unless the cursor is hovering over a post (or if a user presses the image on a mobile device). Great if you mostly post on Instagram or Pinterest, or if you just like a completely uncluttered feed.

    White and Gray Styles

    WhiteStyle
    White Style
    GrayStyle
    Gray Style

    Simple and clean, these styles display each post within its own white or gray-colored box. Also shown are the platform and likes/shares for each post. Either of these would be a great choice if your feed consists mostly of your own brand’s content, since they offer a minimalist look and don’t display the account name for each post.

    Colored Icons Style

    ColoredIcons

    Identical to the White and Gray styles, but with the added “pop” of having the social media platform logos in color. If you feed several different platforms into Juicer, this style will highlight how you’re making great content across platforms (and help people know which posts they can engage with further).

    Classic Style

    ClassicStyle

    If your posts are more about the message than the image, this style puts the text front and center. The platform, engagement and photos are still displayed on each end. Very suitable for the sidebar of your website (but don't forget to adjust the width from the Juicer Dashboard). This style also works well for displays at live events.

    User Style

    Userstyle

    Juicer's newest development, this style displays the name and logo of the account behind each post in your Juicer feed (we've pointed to an example with the red arrow in the image above). It's perfect if you're pulling in posts from accounts that aren't your brand's (like when you're inviting event attendees to post to a Juicer feed on a large screen), so it's clear who's posting what. It's the perfect style to use for creating a hub for yourself - one that pulls in posts from the accounts you follow personally - allowing you to access a stream of your favorite content aggregated in one place! You can find your feed's (sharable) hub link in the Juicer Dashboard.

    Widget Style

    Widget

    Many Juicer users don’t have the room on their website to display a large feed. The Widget style gives you the same social media aggregation in a fraction of the space, displaying one post at a time and appearing to “flip” to the next post in the queue every few seconds. Perfectly suited for the sidebar or for displaying one post at a time on a display at a live event.

    Slider Style

    Sliderstyle

    The Slider style displays several posts in a row across the page. Users can scroll forward and backward using the arrows on either side. You can change the number of posts that appear at a time by adjusting the "columns" field on your dashboard. Great for providing easy access to all of your posts in a smaller space (such as the footer of your website).

    Any issues with your feed? Check out our FAQ, or shoot us an email at [email protected].