Recommend to a friend


Plugin that add a share to friends jQuery Lightbox to your pages or posts. Users will be able to share your content using 2 ways :

  1. Writing email addresses manually
  2. Using Facebook and Twitter sharing feature


  • Front office view
  • Backoffice view


  1. Upload and activate the plugin
  2. Go to the Recommend a friend option page
  • Choose the feature you want to enable
  • You can auto add the button after your posts content by checking the box
  1. Add the Recommend a Friend widget or use the php function
  • $premalink is the URL you want to be shared
  • $image_url (optional) the image url used instead of the default one
  • $text_link(optional) the text you want to display instead the image (you need to choose between display an image or a text)


How can I add a custom po/mo translation file

Create your po translation file from the default.po file and keep the prefix (eg. raf-us_US.po)
Paste the po and mo files into your wp-content/languages/plugins/ folder

Contributors & Developers

“Recommend to a friend” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.



  • 2.2.1
    • Fixed email sent to last email address only
    • Fixed success page loaded as a 404
  • 2.2
    • WARNING: REMOVED OPEN INVITER OPTION. This service no longer exists so I had to remove it from the plugin.
    • Added google recaptcha option to avoid spam
    • Global code refactoring + applied WordPress coding standards
  • 2.1
    • Added the ability to load a mo (translation) file from wp-content/languages/plugins/ folder
  • 2.0.4
    • Fix double MIME-type in email headers
  • 2.0.3
    • Add german translation thanks to Sebastian Maar
    • Add portuguese (BR) translation thanks to Alexandre Ruoso
    • Allow to load a custom CSS stylesheet in theme thanks to Emmanuel Hesry
    • Use the official wp color picker thanks to me 🙂
  • 2.0.2
    • Add nofollow tag to the form
  • 2.0.1
    • Encode URL to the RAF link
  • 2.0
    • Code refactoring
    • Fix bug with homepage link
  • 1.0.6

    • Security update thanks to
    • Change plugin name Recommend a friend > Recommend to a friend
  • 1.0.4

    • Cleanup CSS
    • Add new widget image
  • 1.0.3

    • Remove font-face
    • Use wp_redirect after sending mail
  • 1.0.1

    • Change readme file
  • 1.0

    • First release