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Sharecount for Facebook


Displays the number of times the current page has been shared on Facebook and allows visitors to share it themselves. Uses for tracking and offers Google Analytics integration even without an account. Pulls count and click data from Facebook as well as


  • Display the number of shares and on hover the total number of clicks for those shares (displays Facebook logo when 0 shares)
  • Large or small button
  • Track the shares from the button using your API Key or links
  • Add Google Analytics parameters to links
  • Configure the colors of the badge in the large button
  • Disable the button on Pages

More info:

  • More info on Sharecount for Facebook, with info on how the button works.
  • Learn more about, so you can get the most out of this plugin.
  • Find out how to use the APIs, so you can build your own cool tools.


Download, Upgrading, Installation:


  1. First deactivate Sharecount for Facebook
  2. Remove the facebook-sharecount directory


  1. Unzip the file.
  2. Upload facebook-sharecount.php to your wp-contents/plugins folder. If you’re using FTP, use ‘binary’ mode.


  1. In your WordPress administration, go to the Plugins page
  2. Activate the Sharecount for Facebook plugin and a subpage for Sharecount for Facebook will appear
    in your Options menu.

If you find any bugs or have any ideas, please email us.

Contributors & Developers

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



  • 0.9.2 Bug fixes for WP 2.9 compatability
  • 0.9.1 Bug fixes for the iFrame embed and the small button case
  • 0.9.0 Changed from javascript to iFrame, enabled color configurability for large button badge, and added ability to disable for pages
  • 0.8.0 First public release