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.

OStatus for WordPress


This plugin is still under development!

OStatus for WordPress turns your blog into a federated social network. This means you can share and talk to everyone using the OStatus protocol, including users of and

For more information about OStatus visit

This plugin bundles a few other plugins it requires to work, theses are installed automatically unless you have them already installed.

The plugin requires:

  • the PubSubHubBub-plugin (by Josh Fraser):
  • the /.well-known/-plugin:
  • the host-meta-plugin:
  • the webfinger-plugin:
  • the Salmon-plugin:
  • the ActivityStream extension-plugin:

Helping out

You can help!
This plugin bundles a few plugins theta implement parts of the OStatus specification.

If you are the author of a relevant plugin, or are planning one, contact us to get it included in this bundle.


  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Check all the needed plugins are there and activated through the settings-page


can I help you?

yes please!

Contributors & Developers

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




  • some small fixes


  • WordPress 3.1 support


  • added functionality


  • initial version