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WP-GNU social


GNU social based comment system. After installing and configurating the plugin, evey new post will start a new conversation in your GNU social node. The conversation will be displayed and locally saved as usual wordpress comments in your blog. Everybody with an user in a node with someone subscribed to your GNU social user (i.e. your node) can comment your post directly from its own GNU social node.


  • Configuration page
  • Comments in GNU social
  • Comments in your blog


You can either use the built in WordPress installer or install the plugin manually.

For an automated installation:
1. Go to ‘Plugins -> Add New’ on your WordPress Admin page.
2. Search for the ‘WP-GNU social’ plugin.
3. Install by clicking the ‘Install Now’ button.
4. Activate the plugin on the ‘Plugins’ page in your WordPress Admin.

For a manual installation:
1. Upload ‘wp-gnusocial’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory of your WordPress installation.
2. Activate the plugin on the ‘Plugins’ page in your WordPress Admin.

Getting started

  1. After installing and activating the plugin, be sure to visit the plugin’s settings page at ‘Settings -> WP-GNU social’ on your WordPress Admin page.
  2. Simply add the API url of your GNU social node, your username and password.
  3. Publish a new post to get started.

What’s GNU social?

GNU social is a free social distributed networking platform. It helps people in a community, company or group to exchange short status updates, do polls, announce events, or other social activities. More about it on

This plugin speaks your language

  • Esperanto
  • Spanish
  • English
  • German — contributed by Frosch
  • Euskera — contributed by Gorka

Your language isn’t listed? Then feel free to and help make this plugin more accessible!



Does works

Please, notice that the GNU Social account password shouldn’t contain special characters, or the plugin does not works. That’s due to it storing the password on a database that edits the special characters somehow.

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Contributors & Developers

“WP-GNU social” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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Interested in development?

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



  • Optimizar la configuración del plugin. Pedir solamente el identificador de GNU social y la contraseña.
  • Añadir a la configuración de la url dos parámetros GET. El utm_medium y el utm_campaign. Por Ver detalles en
  • Revisar y corregir la duplicación de comentarios en WordPress
  • Implementar GNU social Querycards en la visualización de los comentarios en WordPress partiendo del trabajo de Ver en:
  • Revisar y contemplar el manejo de peticiones http y https y las configuraciones de los nodos
  • Personalizar el formato de la publicación en GNU social


  • Los comentarios muestran el nombre elegido por el usuario y no el nickname
  • Url en el primer comentario usando post_name
  • Control a la hora de actulizar el listado de comentarios asociados a un post para evitar comentarios repetidos
  • Reimplementación de la gestión de avatares
  • Uso de WordPress HTTP class para no depender de curl
  • Añadida notificación trás la activación del plugin para informar y enlazar a su configuración


  • Just getting started…