Ready to get started?Download WordPress

Plugin Directory

Subscribe Button by AddToAny

Help visitors subscribe to your blog using email or any feed reader, such as Feedly, My Yahoo!, AOL Reader, and many more feed services.


  • Remove cobwebs. Seriously, it's been a while.
  • Update descriptions in settings
  • Update code style



  • Major rewrite to support New Widgets API since WP 2.8
  • Work around WP core issue to use HTTPS/SSL for static content files, like the buttons and files in admin
  • Nonce validation for admin form
  • Switch more options to new API spec
  • Deprecate embedded object hiding option in favor of Menu API due to a new automatic workaround and a change in default value
    • If you need to have AddToAny hide objects (like Flash) to display the AddToAny menu, set a2a_config.hide_embeds = 1; in the Additional Options box
  • Fixes for debug mode notices
  • Planned support for multi-widget (different options per widget instance)
    • Not yet implemented
  • Spaces in "Add to Any" removed, now camel-case: "AddToAny"


  • SSL - HTTPS support
  • Fixed a potential semantic HTML validation issue when used as a WordPress widget


  • Important note: If you are using the AddToAny Share plugin, be sure to update that plugin to version 9.9.5+
  • Faster menu initialization
  • Switched to AddToAny's new API spec
  • Fixed localization
  • Also no longer outputs language strings if WordPress locale is set to "en" (or the default "en_US")
  • Updated AddToAny icon
  • French translation


  • Automatic support for over 50 languages
    • The drop-down menu automatically detects the visitor's set language and localizes accordingly
  • Less JavaScript output; removed redundant code
    • No longer outputs language strings if WordPress locale is set to the default "en_US"
  • Forward support for WordPress 2.9


  • French translation (by Whiler


  • Accept optional text with the small Subscribe button
    • Note: "Subscribe" text will appear by default for the small icon
  • Added admin action links
  • Updated readme
    • Installation
    • Changelog formatting


  • i18n folder renamed to languages due to a problem with the CodeStyling Localization plugin
  • Fixed textdomain
  • Basename cleanup
  • Support for WPMU auto-execution (thanks Aaron)


  • Fix for blogs without titles


  • Automatic localization/i18n


  • wp_footer() detection
  • Replaced short form of PHP's open tags with long form to work around configurations with shortopentag disabled



  • Highlight admin notices
  • Danish translation (by Georg)
  • FAQ


  • Important syntax fix


  • Additional options / JavaScript API clarification
  • i18n update


  • Widget title option
  • Text-only button stripslashes


  • Chinese translation updated


  • i18n
  • Chinese translation
  • Installation clarified


  • WordPress 2.7 admin styling
  • Settings link on Plugins page
  • Basename var


  • Less JavaScript redundancy from Additional Options (saves bandwidth)
  • Compressed PNGs added, select a button from settings to begin using PNG (saves bandwidth)


  • Additional Options in Admin panel provides link to JavaScript API
  • Option to have full addtoany.com legacy page open in a new window


  • Replaced short form of PHP's open tags with long form to work around configurations with short_open_tag disabled


  • Accomodates renamed plugin directory


  • Fixed a small syntax error (critcal if you're on .9.5.3)


  • Language & localization update


  • Event attributes removed (JS now takes care of button events)
    • This eliminates the chance of errors prior to JS fully loading


  • Fixed repo problem


  • Supports custom feeds using through template tag
  • Updated template tag to prevent PHP errors when deactivating plugin
  • For XHTML validation, special characters are converted to HTML entities within JavaScript variables
  • Reprioritized plugin to load later
  • Text-only button option


  • Internationalization
  • Buttons updated


  • Moved external JavaScript to bottom so that content is prioritized over HTTP requests to static.addtoany.com
    • Please note that some improperly-coded themes may prevent this from working. See the FAQ entry for "Why isn't the drop-down menu appearing?" if this is the case.
  • Added support to better conform to widget-ready themes
  • Fixed markup generation to support list containers and ensure W3C validation


  • Fixed bug in Internet Explorer 6 that caused custom buttons to have a height and width of 0
  • Removed the XHTML deprecated name attribute from the button's anchor


  • Fixed 1 line to support those without short_open_tag


  • New: Custom buttons (specify a URL)
  • Fix to permit XHTML Strict validation


  • New Menu Styler lets you customize the color of the menus
  • New Menu Option: "Only show the menu when the user clicks the Subscribe button"
  • New additional customization: Set custom JavaScript variables
  • Simplified config panel in Design > Widgets with link to More Settings...
  • New full settings panel in: Settings > Subscribe Buttons
  • Better support for CSS styling: .addtoany_share_save
  • PHP support for short_open_tag
  • PHP4 legacy and compatibility fixes

Requires: 2.8 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.1
Last Updated: 2014-3-21
Downloads: 211,923


3 stars
3.7 out of 5 stars


0 of 1 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

Got something to say? Need help?


Not enough data

3 people say it works.
1 person says it's broken.

100,1,1 100,1,1 100,1,1 100,1,1
100,1,1 100,1,1 100,1,1
50,2,1 100,1,1 100,1,1
100,4,4 100,1,1 100,1,1 100,1,1 50,2,1
100,5,5 50,4,2 100,3,3 0,1,0