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Inside Social


Inside Social easily allows your WordPress site to prompt viewers to connect socially (Facebook likes, Twitter follows, Youtube subscribes etc.) to continue viewing content, using a ‘Social Gateway’. A Social Gateway can be an overlay or embedded within your content, and can be customized with any of your preferred social networks. You can choose what the gateways says, how it looks and when it shows up. With the Inside Social WordPress Plugin, displaying your social gateways on your content couldn’t be easier. Simply click the Inside Social button in the visual post editor, select your gateway, and update and save your post, and your loyal site readers will be shown a gateway when they access your content.
Visit to sign up for an Inside Social Account, and create a social gateway. Use the code wordpress to gain access.


Steps to Social Nirvana:

  1. Create (if you already haven’t) your social gateway at
  2. Click “Install”.
  3. Click “Activate Plugin” to start the plugin.
  4. From the visual post editor, click the Inside Social button.
  5. Click the Connect Link. This is only required the first time you install the plugin.
    If you’re logged in, click the Authorize button. If not, you’ll be asked to enter your Inside Social account information.
  6. Select your gateway
  7. Click “Show a gateway on this post”
  8. Update or Publish your Page/Post

Showing an In-Content Gateway

  1. Follow steps 1-4 above, to install, and authorize the Inside Social WordPress Plugin
  2. In the Visual Post Editor, Select and Highlight the text, pictures, or other content you want the gateway to cover
  3. Click the Inside Social Button
  4. Select the gateway you’d like to display
  5. Click “Show a gateway on this post”
  6. Update or Publish your Page/Post


How do I show an in-content (aka inline) gateway?
  1. In the visual post editor, select and highlight the text, photos, and other content you want to be hidden by the gateway.
  2. Click the Inside Social button in the Visual Post editor button bar
  3. Select your gateway
  4. Click “Show a gateway on this post”
  5. Update or Publish your post/page.

Now when visitors view your page, the content you chose will hidden behind a Social Gateway.

Can I edit gateways?

Yes, if you want to edit a gateway, go to and you can edit existing gateways

Can I show different gateways on different pages?

Yes You can. With InsideSocial WordPress Plugin 2.0 and above you can now choose gateways on a per-post basis!

Contributors & Developers

“Inside Social” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Fixed broken urls


  • Updated InsideSocial social gateway address:


  • Added an HTML content for each page indicating that the Inside Social WordPress Plugin is installed


  • Fixed a bug with any accounts that contain spaces in their name, causing gateways to not show up.


  • Fixing problem with Readme format


  • Updated Readme


  • Fixed an issue with Firefox and doing authorization with InsideSocial backend


  • Added WordPress access code to readme file. Use this code to create your Inside Social Account!


  • Updated Readme links
  • Fixed paths for MCE javascript install


  • Show All Gateways for user account
  • Uses OAuth to negotiate and transfer gateway data
  • Supports new Inline Gateway for WordPress installs


  • Fixes an issue with escapped new lines being added to the post body (\n\n)


  • Added support for WordPress Pages in addition to Posts
  • Properly check the right meta nonce inorder to properly save and retrieve post metadata (#nerdalert)


  • Initial Release