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OnePress Social Locker

Helps increase social media presence by asking visitors "to pay" for your content with a tweet, plus one, or a like.

Drive traffic, build quality followers and improve your website ranking

Social Locker is the most popular content-locking plugin for WordPress in the world with attention-grabbing styles and advanced analytics.

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The Social Locker locks your most valuable site content behind a set of social buttons until the visitor likes, shares, +1s or tweets your page. It helps to improve social performance of your website, get more likes/shares, build quality followers and attract more traffic from social networks.

Do you still place social buttons on every page of your website? But visitors don’t like/share your content as often as you would like?

You should give people a reason why they need to click your social buttons. Even if people like your content, site or fanpage, they don’t click the buttons because they don’t worry about you, your benefits or your traffic. It’s not their problem.

But ask people to “pay” with a Like/Tweet/+1 to get access to your content, to get a discount, to download, to read an ending of your article, to watch a video or to view a funny picture. And it will start to work as it should be!

With Social Locker, you can lock anything in your content and automatically unlock it after a visitor has shared your page. All you need to do is select the part of your content you want to lock, click a button and you’re done!

Trusted By Bloggers And Entrepreneurs Around The World

The Social Locker is the favorite plugin of more than 10 000 bloggers, entrepreneurs and marketers around the world. Learn what people say:

The best social locker out there. A great way to get likes and followers in exchange for accessing special content.
Brandon Gaille, brandgaille.com

An essential plugin for increase social interaction and improve SEO.
Bruno Ramos Lara, increnta.com

Social Locker was a very good plugin to improve and maximize traffic from social networks.
Michele Pinassi, zerozone.it

Do you have a post that gets a lot of traffic but you can’t figure out what to do with it? Use Social Locker to “lock up” content that can be unlocked with a Facebook Like, Tweet, or +1. Great way to accumulate some social metrics.
Jim Wang, microblogger.com

It's nicely designed and doesn’t look at all obtrusive on your site. If you want to incentivize your site’s visitors to share your content then this is a fantastic solution.
Tom Ewer, leavingworkbehind.com

One highly awesome feature of this plugin is the ability to see how effective (or ineffective) it is on your site. The reports are really detailed and can help you identify what content is being shared as well as on which social networks.
Rae Hoffman, sugarrae.com

Key Features

The plugin is packaged with the following features:

  • 3 social buttons. Facebook Like, Twitter Tweet, Google +1. More social buttons are available in the premium version.

  • Any URL to be liked/tweeted/+1ed. You can set any URLs which will be used to share via your social lockers.

  • Built-in Advanced Analytics. Easily identify which lockers on which pages are out-performing others, how to optimize your lockers and what you could do differently to improve your results.

  • Attention-Grabbing Styles & Effects. The plugin comes with a set of impressive, polished styles which create interest and attract attention. They are nicely animated and don’t look obtrusive.

  • SEO Friendly. Your locked content is still visible for search bots for better SEO by default. Of course you can turn off this feature.

  • 4 Types of Locks. Lock any content manually via shortcodes or setup batch lock via one of 3 powerful modes (“Skip & Lock”, “More Tag”, “CSS Selector”).

  • Visual Composer. The Social Locker is fully compatible with the Visual Composer.

  • Optimized For Mobile. We have adapted the plugin for mobile devices. Mobile users can obtain access to your locked content as well as desktop users.

  • Fast Loading. The plugin is well optimized and doesn’t add extra loads on your website. Confirmed with tests from the P3 plugin and New Relic.

  • Developer Friendly. Use the plugin events (Unlock, Lock, Ready) and hooks for customization and creating your own extensions.

Go Premium - Gain More Likes & Social Shares!

It's a free edition of the premium plugin Social Locker. Although the free version is full-featured and you can use it without any limits, the premium version provides more features:

  • 5 Extra Stunning Themes
  • 8 Social Buttons
  • Facebook Share
  • Twitter Follow
  • LinkedIn Share
  • Google Share
  • YouTube Subscribe
  • Hide Lockers For Registered Users
  • Countdown Timer & Close Cross
  • ReLock & Delayed Lock
  • Loading the locked content via Ajax
  • Export Leads In CSV
  • Dedicated support and more!

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Requires: 3.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.0
Last Updated: 2015-8-27
Active Installs: 10,000+


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