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Social Widget


Adds a social widget for your social media account to your wordpress-sidebar. I know, there are many plugins to do this, but this one combine the most used social media like facebook, twitter and help your seo with the google +1 button, in a stylish way.


  • Fast loading
  • styled facebook likebox
  • easy to use
  • fully customizable


  • Social widget


Copy the directory ‘social-widget’ to your WordPress ‘/wp-content/plugins’ folder.

  1. Activate the ‘social widget’ plugin in your WordPress admin ‘Plugins’
  2. Add the ‘social widget’ to the sidebar from the widget menu


Where do I find the ID of my fanpage?

Just go to your facebook-fanpage and take a look at the link “edit page”. The link looks like The number with the 15 digits after ?id= is what you need.

Contributors & Developers

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


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Interested in development?

Browse the code, check out the SVN repository, or subscribe to the development log by RSS.



  • Updated facebook likebox
  • Removed the Powered by link.


  • Tiny CSS fixes so it all looks nice with the new facebook likebox.


  • Fixed a bug in the style sheet.
  • Adding french support.


  • Powered by link default to NOT show the link


  • Fixed a bug in the admin interface.
  • Rewriting the full widget code.
  • Changed the powered by link position.


  • tweeking the admin interface.
  • Seting default value.
  • added an option to remove the footer link.


  • First release.