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Socials Ignited

The Socials Ignited plugin gives you a widget, allowing you to display and link icons on your website of more than 50 social networks.


  • Updated font-awesome to v4.4.0


  • Fixed an issue where some installations with no widgets assigned would throw a warning.


  • Prefixed some classes and JS functions. This fixes unexpected behavior caused in some CSSIgniter themes.
  • The old widget (image icons) is now unavailable for new installations. Existing installations that have the widget assigned will remain unaffected (until v2.0 where it will be completely removed).


  • Added border color and border width options.


  • Fixed an issue where a warning would get thrown in existing widgets due to a potentially undefined index.


  • Renamed a few functions as they could cause collisions if specific themes were enabled.


  • Fixed an issue where no repeating fields could be created on newly dragged widgets.


  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.3.0
  • Changed Socials_Ignited_Widget widget’s repeating fields structure from plain array to discreet, associative entries. While back-compatibility is provided, users are advised to re-save their Socials Ignited widgets.
  • Updated language files.


  • Added ‘skype’ in the list of kses allowed protocols. Links of type skype:username?call are now possible throughout WordPress.
  • Fixed a stylistic issue where if WPML was enabled, an icon appeared where it shouldn’t.
  • Reformatted some code to be more readable.
  • Updated line numbers in language files.


  • Made the bundled version of FontAwesome override any pre-existing ones with the handle ‘font-awesome’. Some themes provide an older version of the font and that was used instead, resulting in non-working icons.


  • Updated FontAwesome to v4.2.0


  • Now all options have user-supplied default from the options page.
  • Optimized output of CSS rules for each widgets. This also fixes some edge cases where invalid rules would get outputted.
  • The default option values are now only used when creating new widgets, rather than determining the outcome of the CSS generation.


  • Fixed a bug where only the generated CSS of the first Socials Ignited widget would get outputted (when multiple widgets existed).
  • Added a "Settings" link into the plugins' listing page.
  • The plugin's Upgrade Notice, if available, is now shown into the plugins listing page.


  • Renamed -= CI Socials Ignited =- class from CI_Socials_Ignited_Fontawesome to Socials_Ignited_Widget .
  • Changed -= CI Socials Ignited =- HTML IDs to socials-ignited .
  • Changed -= CI Socials Ignited =- HTML class to widget_socials_ignited .


  • Added more options to the -= CI Socials Ignited =- widget like background color, size, opacity.


  • Added Font Awesome support as -= CI Socials Ignited =- widget.
  • Renamed old -= CI Socials Ignited =- widget to Socials Ignited (deprecated)
  • Added various deprecation messages. No functions/files have actually been marked deprecated though.


  • Fixed an issue where the Customizer screen would not work because jquery.chained.js wasn’t loaded.
  • Updated jquery.chained.js to v0.9.10.
  • Worked around an issue where the chained dropdowns wouldn’t work before Save was pressed.
  • Added more round dark icons (addthis, amazon_alt, behance, soundcloud).
  • Improved sanitization.
  • Labels are now properly associated to fields.
  • Title now goes through the widget_title filter.
  • Updated language files.


  • Added a Custom CSS option for easy customization, and in order to preserve custom styling betweet updates.
  • Updated language files.


  • Removed some styles that caused existing instances to show up wrongly.


  • Added 16x16 and 24x24 square icons.
  • Added button to reset custom order of icons.
  • Internationalized plugin's settings title.
  • Fixed an issue where a label would prompt for a "http://" on the Email field.
  • Added Path (path.com) icon.
  • Updated language files.


  • Removed align attribute from img elements.
  • Added alt attribute to img elements.


  • Fixed an issue where the URL would appear on the "Enter your URL" prompt.
  • Updated language files as they seemed to be empty.


  • Fixed an issue where the icons looked huge in mobile devices.
  • Support for user-defined services, icons and icon sets.


  • Initial release.

Requires: 4.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.3
Last Updated: 2015-7-30
Active Installs: 6,000+


4 out of 5 stars


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