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dlb's Send-A-Link

dlb's Send-A-Link allows visitors to send someone an email containing a link to the post or page.


  • First production release
  • Correct regression error with showing values on error screens without Javascript enabled


  • Candidate for final release pending complete testing
  • Degrades gracefully to provide full functionality to users without Javascript
  • Loads CAPTCHA configuration file from theme folder


  • Implements activate and deactivate routines to provide a database table for logging
  • Logs IP address and time for every mail sent
  • Flushes all log records more than one day old
  • Limits send rate from an IP address to one message every 30 seconds
  • Moved the last bit of visible text from Javascript file to template file


  • Added dlb's Send-A-Link to the WordPress.org Plugin Directory
  • Improved the formatting and installation instructions in readme.txt


  • Initial release
  • Allows visitors to send someone an email containing a link to the post/page.
  • Visitor can optionally include comments in the message.
  • Provides a function to put into templates and a shortcodeto to put into posts/pages to show an icon or text link to send an email.
  • The input form, confirmation page, and email message are based on HTML templates
  • Customized CSS styles and templates can be stored in the theme folder
  • Uses Javascript/AJAX for fast, inobtrusive form handling.
  • Loads fast, based on compact code that does not use jQuery.
  • Code is heavily commented, especially regarding WordPress plugin interfaces and AJAX features.
  • Built and tested on WordPress v3.5.1; might work on earlier versions, but has not been test on them.

Requires: 3.5.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 10+


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