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Social Crowd

Social Crowd retrieves the count/number of Friends/Followers from your favorite social networks and displays them throughout your blog

= [2013-07-8] * Minor bugfixes to help with issues migrating data to new storage method. * Added option to clear and reset all options and stats

= 0.9.6 [2013-07-6] * Nearly a complete rewrite of many of the internal functions of the Plugin * Created a new Web Service to grab stats in order to more easily address an issue with the retirement of the Twitter 1.0 API * New Web Service should allow for more rapid adaption to changes in source API's and addition of new Social Networks * Added "ALT" tags to all of the widget icons to help with SEO (Custom Alt Tags Coming in a Future Release)

= 0.9.2 [2013-04-16] * Fixed issue created while updating to 0.9.1

= 0.9.1 [2013-04-15] * Fixed issue created while updating to 0.9

0.9 [2013-04-15]

  • Updated for WordPress 3.5.1
  • Removed Feedburner support (Google discontinued Feedburner API Support)
  • Removed Google+ support (Google Changes have broken existing functionality - possibly will return in a future release)
  • Removed LinkedIn support (Existing implementation was completely broken - possibly will return in a future release)
  • Split plugin into multiple files for easier development/management
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Youtube Stats in the Basic Widget to not display the correct stats

0.8.7 [2012-10-16]

  • Updated for WordPress 3.4.2
  • Bugifx - Updated Twitter Stats API

0.8.6 [2012-06-16]

  • Updated for WordPress 3.4

0.8.5 [2012-04-25]

  • Updated for WordPress 3.3.2

0.8.4 [2012-04-02]

  • Added Option to select specific stats for Google+, Twitter, Youtube, and Vimeo in the Advanced Widget
  • Added feature that forces network stats update after changes made in the admin
  • Changed admin menu title from "Social Crowd Options" to "Social Crowd"

0.8.3 [2012-03-26]

  • Added Option to open social networks in new window/tab for horizontal output shortcode

0.8.2 [2012-03-26]

  • Fixed a minor issue that stopped the default CSS from being removed in certain situations

0.8.1 [2012-03-26]

  • Added option to disable default CSS in horizontal output shortcode

0.8 [2012-03-07]

  • Added a much requested horizontal layout for the widgets
  • Added php function call and shortcode to add the same horizontal layout throughout your site

0.7.4 [2012-02-25]

  • Added option in advanced widget to have social network links open in a new window.
  • Added widget links to the social network icons.

0.7.3 [2012-02-18]

  • Bugfix for Google+ Algorithm to correct problems grabbing Google+ stats.

0.7.2 [2012-02-17]

  • Added new instructions on how to fix the issue many have had with Feedburner

0.7.1 [2012-02-2]

  • Bugfix for Linked-In Profiles - Now adding full url in admin to retrieve correct profile data
  • Added Check for CURL module and indicator to show wether it is loaded

0.7 [2012-01-30]

  • Fix Minor UI issue in the plugin Admin.
  • Added capacity to insert full url in the profile ID fields of the Admin panel, for ease of use for some users (based on feedback)

0.6 [2012-01-25]

  • Added Settings link on the Plugin Administration Panel for easy access
  • Added (Beta) Linked In Support

0.5 [2012-01-19]

  • Added Shortcode to access stats more easily in posts and pages
  • Added Widget to make it very easy to share your stats with others
  • Added Widget with Advanced Options
  • Added (Beta) Google+ support

0.2 [2011-06-08]

  • Added additional statistics gathering for Twitter, Youtube, and Vimeo.
  • Added additional detail and information in the Readme file.
  • Small UI tweaks to the Admin.

0.1 [2011-05-17]

  • Initial Release

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 2 years ago
Active Installs: 1,000+


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