This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.

WebFinger Profile

Description

This plugin allows you to display a widget on your blog with the profile information from any website that supports the
WebFinger protocol. (Specifically tested with Diaspora.org, Status.net, Friendika.com)

Webfinger: http://code.google.com/p/webfinger/ simple-web-discovery: http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-jones-simple-web-discovery

Installation

  1. Install the plugin from your WordPress admin panel.

OR

  1. Upload the plugin folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

FAQ

Q. Why doesn’t the link in the widget go directly to my profile on [insert social network here]? A. Some of the networks don’t have a full profile link in the hCard or XRD at the moment (or I can’t find it). This might change in the future.

Contributors & Developers

“WebFinger Profile” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Changelog

1.8

  • ensured no function name collision

1.7

  • modified description to mention widget name
  • added settings link to plugin description in plugins listing page

1.6

  • removed temp. hack for Diaspora – they now support the rel=”http://webfinger.net/rel/profile-page” in the XRD (Thanks Maxwell)
  • added deactivation hook to purge profile data
  • fixed up some function names to ensure non-collision

1.5

  • get profile url from XRD (‘cept Diaspora until they add this data)

1.4

  • generic method for discovering hcard elements
  • improved method of getting external files
  • dialed in the XRD discovery code

1.3

  • tightened up the description

1.2

  • added stylesheet
  • added class names to badge widget

1.1

  • modularized core code
  • added badge widget

1.0

  • Initial release