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GetSocial

GetSocial adds an intelligent, lightweight, quick to setup floating social media sharing box on your blog posts.

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3 stars
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4 stars
Good plugin ... but ... my take
By , for WP 3.5.1

Quality plugin, but I'd like to see it slightly less of a burden on page load. Pretty much, all social media share plugins that float on either side seem to slow page loads.

All of the sharing works well; the shares don't open new tabs/windows, and you can add an e-mail button if you follow the instructions.

Looking into ways to cut down on load times. Other than that, works fine on WP 3.5.1 and you don't have to be a genius to add the code and css as explained on the plugin page.

And it beats out Digg Digg because this appears on your homepage (if you want it to), and the e-mail option actually works.

Jason

4 stars
Easy set up-no glitches-Needs custom share link text
By , for WP 3.5.1

Great plugin. Very easy to use compared to some of the others I have tried. This simply works which is great. It also looks good and is modern. Very professional looking.

One thing that bothers me is that you can customize the text that pops up when someone chooses to share your post. I find myself editing it because I don't like the way it looks and I'm sure readers do that same. Maybe someone can enlighten me as to how to do this.

4 stars
Nice Plugin
By , for WP 3.5.1

It does add a host of social buttons to the site, it is customizable to the point of size, color and location. I was supposed to be able to drag and drop the order but it wouldn't let me (not sure it is my browser Firefox 19 that caused the problem). The widget floats on the side of the screen and moves when scrolling. It is very effective, just not what I was looking for.

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