This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

I recommend


Ready to start your own trust-based marketing buzz? Use TrustedOnes to Ask for, Find and Share recommendations on products and local services. Works with your existing friends at any one of over 40 social networks.
This widget displays your (and optionally friends’) recommendations. Content changes on every page load, keeping your blog content fresh, and search engines happy.


  • a free TrustedOnes user account
    (friends optional)

Widget configuration options:

  • Number of recommendations to show per page.
  • Include friends’ recommendations. The options are: yes/no
  • Choice of topics to display recommendations from. The options are: all, or selected ones

To see the widget in action, check out:

On Facebook? Use our ‘TrustedOnes’ Facebook app to Ask for and Share recommendations with friends

This plugin was developed by Matt Hart.

Release notes

– Much improved setup instructions, including configuration and blog integration tips

– CSS cleanup (and more to come soon)

– Logo links to user homepage on TrustedOnes

– WordPress 2.8 updates
– fixed logo file issues with automatic plugin updates

v1.2 Trusted
– TrustedOnes brand rework


  • An example of the plugin in action
  • Sample configuration options


Please see for detailed instructions.

Installation steps

  • FTP files to the WordPress plugin folder: wp-content/plugins, ..or use automatic install feature

In the browser window:

  • Enter the widgets section of your WordPress blog.
  • Click “Edit” and enter your TrustedOnes username, API key (found at:, and select the information to display in the widget.
  • Click “Change” then click “Save Changes”.

You’re all done – view your site and the TrustedOnes widget will be displayed in your blog sidebar.

Note that the widget caches all the information it receives from TrustedOnes, placing it into the WordPress widget database. It refreshes the cache once a day when a person visits your blog. This ensures a speedy blog for the vast majority of your visitors!

Contributors & Developers

“I recommend” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

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