This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.



ViralRank™ which is a technology created for can be used anywhere to show how viral a post is. We wrote a blog post announcing the release of this to the world: – If you want more awesome ViralRank stuff, sign up for the FREE dashboard – – you can play around with all kinds of cool statistical data there. Enjoy!


Upload the ViralRank Plugin to your site. Activate.


Q: Will this only show the ViralRank of posts or pages too?

A: It will show ViralRank of your pages too.

Q: Is the only thing I need to do is click the activate?

A: Yes!

Contributors & Developers

“ViralRank™” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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  • checked that this version is working well with WP v3.8


  • checked that this version is working well with WP v3.7.1


  • removed the php function file_get_contents as hosting services seem to like to turn that off, recoded with cURL and json.


  • move the api server to aws


  • added another api server to serve up the public WP plugin version of ViralRank


  • added the text ViralRank: so that the number that shows up on your posts is known.
  • linked the ViralRank to the faq page so no explaining to your readers is necessary


  • Basic v0.1 of the plugin is written 7/11/2013