This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

OpenInviter for WordPress

Description

Import contacts from the Address Book from Yahoo!, GMail, AOL, Hotmail and other providers.
The plugin also provides all the nice features of OpenInviter:

  • auto-updates
  • both local and remote debugging

Supported services:

  • AOL
  • GMail
  • Windows Live (Hotmail)
  • Yahoo!
  • Rediff
  • Lycos
  • Mail.com
  • Mail.ru
  • Rambler.ru
  • Twitter
  • MySpace
  • Facebook
  • Hi5
  • Orkut
  • GMX.net

Services coming soon:

  • GMX.com
  • Email.it
  • Fastmail.fm
  • Canada.com
  • YouTube
  • (and many others…) 🙂

Installation

  1. Unzip the package
  2. Upload the openinviter-for-wordpress directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Go to OpenInviter Configuration under Plugins and enter your [OpenInviter API details] (http://openinviter.com)
  5. Point your browser to #blog_url#/wp-content/plugins/openinviter-for-wordpress/oi_includes/postinstall.php to test you server’s compatibility with OpenInviter
  6. Remove wp-content/plugins/openinviter-for-wordpress/oi_includes/postinstall.php
  7. Go to your Widgets page and add the OpenInviter widget to your blog.
  8. Enjoy!

FAQ

Why do I need an API key

The API key is not used at the moment but will be used for faster auto-updates.

How do I turn on auto-updates?

Set a cronjob to run autoupdater.php every day or so and you should be fine.

Contributors & Developers

“OpenInviter for WordPress” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors