This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Social Media Tracking


42functions is a company that brings SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and technique together. And therefore we are happy to introduce the Social Media Tracking plugin to you. The Social Media Tracking plugin extends your posts, pages, feeds etc. with social media buttons. And track the interaction with the buttons using your Google Analytics account.

Currently supported buttons:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+

Upcomming features:

  • Button placeholders, only load the real button when the visitor interacts with a post
  • Button area that scrolls allongside your page

More info:

  • More info on [Social Media Tracking]( [NL]).


  • Drag buttons to the places you'd wish to show them.
  • Add your Google Analytics code to your website if you haven't done so.


Download, Upgrading, Installation:


  1. First deactivate the Social Media Tracking plugin
  2. Remove the xlii-social-media-tracking directory


  1. Unzip the file.
  2. Upload the the xlii-social-media-tracking folder (not just the files in it!) 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 Social Media Tracking plugin and a subpage for the Social Media Tracking plugin will appear
    in your Options menu.

If you find any bugs or have any ideas, please mail me.

Contributors & Developers

“Social Media Tracking” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Added support for lower wordpress editions again
  • Improved resource loading


  • Always add the tracking code to the page (doesn’t depend on the enabled state)
  • Improved analytics page
  • Updated internal GUIFactory
  • Improved support for manual adding buttons


  • Fixed javascript bugs occurring in wordpress 3.3


  • Rewritten entire plugin
  • Fixed bugs related to the facebook with
  • Added support for multiple button types
  • Added an awesome GUI for button positioning
  • Added support for GA code implementation
  • Added functionality to disable social tracking
  • Added HTML 5.0 support