Simple Social Share


As the name says, Simple Social Share is a very simple to use social media sharing plugin for your WordPress blog. No registration, no ID’s required. It’s absolutely free. Just install and get going.


  • Five different types of styles: small buttons with / without share count and the usual 32 x 32 icons with square / rounded-border / circular icons.
  • A very easy to configure admin panel
  • Select from the available list which social icons you want to display.
  • Select where you want the buttons to appear: before content and/or after content.
  • Show/Hide buttons on Archive’s page and/or Post and/or Pages
  • Shortcode for developers. If you want an efficient control of where the button appears you can place the shortcode ‘[simple-social-share]’ anywhere you want to display the buttons.
  • Optional tooltip and 360deg rotation animation


  • Admin panel
  • Front End appearance for small button style with count
  • Front End appearance for small button style without count
  • Front End appearance for square button style
  • Front End appearance for rounded corner button style
  • Front End appearance for circular buttons


  1. Download the plugin Simple Social Share from this page and extract it
  2. Copy the extracted folder to the “/wp-content/plugins/” directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Now in Settings->Simple Social Share select how you want to display the social media icons


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There is something sinister going on with this plugin.. It was added to my site and activated without my intervention…

I am 100% sure of this.



Finally, a simple plugin that lets me embed a shortcode anywhere I want in the post.

Worthless. Lose Time You'll Never Get Back.

Absolutely crap. Can I vote negative stars?

Would just love to find a simple Social Sharing plugin that doesn’t embed all sorts of commercial, redirect nonsense. Thought this was it. Followed all instructions, “How-to-make-this-work” tips. No success. ZERO. SIMPLY DOES NOT work. This should be deleted from the plug-in library to avoid others wasting their time.

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Simple Social Share v1.0

  • Added plugin to WordPress repository

Simple Social Share v2.0

  • Added Pinterest

Simple Social Share v3.0

  • Added option to exclude post
  • Fixed a small bug in shortcode