Subscribe & Connect

Description

Use your website as a hub for connecting with your audience. Build a following on your social media profiles, by displaying links to each under your blog posts, pages and other content.

The Subscribe & Connect plugin makes it easy for your visitors to find you on your various social media profiles, as well as increasing your newsletter sign-up rate, by displaying your newsletter sign-up form below your post and page content.

Looking for a helping hand? View plugin documentation.

Usage

To easily integrate Subscribe & Connect within your website, visit the “Settings > Subscribe & Connect > Display” section and select how you wish the plugin to integrate with your website.

To add support for displaying Subscribe & Connect on a custom post type, add the following when generating your post type:

<?php add_post_type_support( 'your_post_type', 'subscribe-and-connect' ); ?>

Screenshots

  • The Subscribe & Connect administration screen.
  • The Subscribe & Connect output, using the "Circular" icon design and the Twenty Thirteen WordPress theme.
  • The Subscribe & Connect widget, using the "Rounded" icon design and the Twenty Thirteen WordPress theme.

Installation

Installing “Subscribe & Connect” can be done either by searching for “Subscribe & Connect” via the “Plugins > Add New” screen in your WordPress dashboard, or by using the following steps:

  1. Download the plugin via WordPress.org.
  2. Upload the ZIP file through the “Plugins > Add New > Upload” screen in your WordPress dashboard.
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Visit the “Settings > Subscribe & Connect > Display” section and select how you wish the plugin to integrate with your website.

FAQ

The plugin looks unstyled when I activate it. Why is this?

“Subscribe & Connect” is a lean plugin that aims to keep it’s purpose as clean and clear as possible. Thus, we don’t load any forced CSS styling, to allow full control over the styling within your theme or child theme.

Several icon designs are available under the “Settings > Subscribe & Connect > Display” screen, which are entirely optional.

How do I contribute?

We encourage everyone to contribute their ideas, thoughts and code snippets. This can be done by forking the repository over at GitHub.

Contributors & Developers

“Subscribe & Connect” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

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Interested in development?

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

Changelog

1.1.4

  • 2016-08-19
  • Replaces broken mailchimp links.
  • Fixes undefined variable notices.
  • Fixes mixed protocol URLs.

1.1.3

  • 2016-01-06
  • Ensures the social icons have the correct margin and no border.

1.1.2

  • 2015-07-07
  • Removes deprecated constructor call for WP_Widget

1.1.1

  • 2015-04-22
  • Security Fix for remove_query_arg and add_query_arg vulnerability

1.1.0

  • 2014-07-29
  • New – MailPoet integration.
  • New – Display of social icons / form in widget now optional.
  • Tweak – Only display s&c on single post pages when using ‘display after posts’ option.
  • Tweak – Made text fields filterable for each provider so you can add your own.

1.0.1

  • 2014-04-10
  • Fix – Inputs can now be focused in Firefox.
  • Tweak – Optimised all javascript.

1.0.0

  • 2014-03-18
  • Initial release. Woo!