Socialize This


Socialize This is a WordPress plugin that allows the user to easily generate Social Widgets (Icons) and spread the word about their blog posts. It works out-of-the-box with little to no configuration required.

If you have any questions or feedback, I’m @MikeRogers0 on twitter.

Key Features

  • Gives you analytical data about your blog Socialness
  • Twitter integration (Via OAuth) – It can inform your follows of your new blog posts when you publish them.
  • URL Shortening integration – Automatically generates shortened URL’s for your posts.
  • Fully Customizable with Integrated Templates.
  • No Link Back Required.
  • Pro Support
  • Open Graph Support
  • Google +1 Support
  • Released under the GPL v.2


  • PHP5 or better – PHP4 is not supported.
  • cURL must be enabled.


  • The Overview - Showing a few of your most Socialized pages.
  • The Settings page
  • A sample of the widgets available.
  • The Widgets page.


  1. Upload the socialize-this folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. (Optional) Place <?php show_social_widgets(); ?> in your template.

Note: If you are running PHP4 some errors may occur, this plugin was designed for PHP5.


How do I add my own Widgets?

Here is a video of me explaining how to add widgets in the Admin end.

How do I change the OAuth Application?


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Contributors & Developers

“Socialize This” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




* Fix for +1


* Fixed widget folder issue.
* Improved Open Graph support


* Patched %permalink% issue.
* Updated plugin screenshots


* Fixed issue.
* Fixed +1 counts.


* Removed PHP4 Support
* Added +1 Support
* Improved Analytics
* Removed "Attempt to extend PHP max_execution_time and memory_limit" options.
* Made default widget set a sprite image.
* Made a few UI changes for a better UX


* Added Open Graph Support
* Added Support
* Fixed the AJAX digg widget bug.
* Added "Share this Link Set"
* Clean up code a little.


* Added OAuth Support for twitter
* Updated Widgets page and XML
* Improved Tags List
* Added analytical support.
* Added a CSS Sheets (Which can be disabled if user wants).


* Initial version