Republication Tracker Tool

Description

A plugin that allows users to add a widget to allow readers to easily acquire Creative-Commons-licensed HTML of articles to facilitate embedding posts on external sites. Includes a tracking mechanism similar to ProPublica’s PixelPing. Built and maintained by INN Labs.

Installation

  1. Upload plugin-name.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add the widget to your per-post sidebars. It doesn’t work outside of single post pages.

FAQ

How does the tracking mechanism work?

The tracking mechanism is similiar to ProPublica’s PixelPing tracking technology.

In this plugin, the tracking is achieved through an image element included inside of the republishable content that collects data from the republishing site and sends that data to Google Analytics.

Contributors & Developers

“Republication Tracker Tool” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0

  • Initial release