This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

Social Share

Description

Add various social networking share buttons to your website, including; Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Reddit.

Features include;

  • Add Twitter share button to your website
  • Customize the style and language of the Twitter button.
  • Add Facebook share button to your website
  • Customize the style of the Facebook button
  • Customize the width/height of your Facebook button
  • Change the verb to “Like” or “Recommend” and font
  • Change the language of the Facebook button (includes all supported Facebook languages, including Pirate and Klingon)
  • Add Facebook plugins to your site, including; Activity Feed, Recommendations and Like Box
  • Add StumbleUpon button to your website, including 5 different designs.
  • Add Reddit.com button to your website, including 20+ different designs.

Get in touch and tell us what features you want!

Screenshots

  • Widget
  • Widget configurables
  • Plug-in preview

Installation

You can install the plugin manually by;

  1. Upload SocialShare folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Go to “Appearance”, drag the widget into your primary widget area
  4. See the Social Share Website for complete tutorial

Or you can install the plugin automatically using the WordPress Dashboard;

  1. Go to the admin page and select the ‘Plugins’ menu, using the ‘Add new’ menu item
  2. Search for ‘Social Share’
  3. Select install for the plugin ‘Social Share’
  4. Activate the plugin through the ‘Installing Plugin’ page in WordPress
  5. Administer it from the ‘Settings’ menu using the ‘Social Share’ menu item

FAQ

Where can I see an example of the widget/plugin?

On the tutorial page; http://www.jpreece.com/wordpress/social-share-plugin-for-wordpress/

Does this plugin use JavaScript?

Yes, however it is only used on the administration pages to allow you to preview any changes made to the plugin.

Can I customize the look of the plugin

Yes, you can use the Social Share Settings page (Admin > Settings > Social Share) to configure some basic settings.

You can also add custom CSS to control the layout. CSS classes are;

  1. .socialshare-widget
  2. .socialshare-twitter
  3. .socialshare-facebook

Contributors & Developers

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

Contributors

Changelog

1.3

  • Adds Facebook plugins (Activity Feed, Recommendations, Like Box)

1.2

  • Adds Reddit
  • Adds customization via the widget
  • Code review

1.1

Adds StumbleUpon share button and adds ability to switch off any button

1.0

  • First release

1.0 (Alpha)

  • Preview release