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Social Likes

Little, easy to use plugin that adds single-style buttons with fast like counters for: Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, VK.com and others.


  • Options are stored in object instead of array
  • Fixed appearance of LiveJournal button for Flat skin
  • Fixed: LinkedIn counters don't show (because of jQuery's compatibility mode)


  • Fixed bug with social buttons appearing inside third party recent posts widgets (Reported by rollo3000)
  • Fixed: if sociallikes_customlocale is set to en_US, plugin still uses default locale of WordPress
  • Added Tatar translation (Thanks to Albert Fazli)


  • Added custom LinkedIn button
  • Added new vector icon for the LiveJournal button
  • Fixed bug with rectangular areas appearing under social likes buttons


  • Added button for sharing via E-mail
  • Added social_likes() and get_social_likes() functions for using social likes buttons in WordPress themes
  • Fixed bug with plugin options not getting updated on multilingual sites
  • Social Likes library updated to version 3.0.12 (Released 19.01.2015)


  • Added "With zeroes" mode to preview
  • Fixed LiveJournal button appearance for all 4 skins
  • Fixed bug with counters disappearing when LiveJournal button is on (Reported by yegorka)
  • Transition to the more optimal way of storing plugin settings
  • Hidden feature: Social Likes buttons now can be added to post excerpts (Requested by johnmontfx, see question 4 in FAQ)


  • Improved compatibility with WordPress 3.9+
  • Added custom LiveJournal button
  • Fixed bug with getting first image for the Pinterest automatically (Reported by Dilmaghani Graphics Department)
  • Social Likes library updated to version 3.0.4 (Released 13.05.2014)
  • Hidden feature: Shortcode for placing buttons anywhere inside page/post content (See question 3 in FAQ)


  • Reminder on unsaved plugin settings
  • Social Likes library updated to version 3.0.2
  • Hidden feature: Now it is possible to place buttons before page/post content (See question 1 in FAQ)
  • Hidden feature: Now it is possible to use different language (locale) for plugin than WordPress uses (See question 2 in FAQ)


  • Fixed bug with interactive preview reset


  • Translations: English, Russian
  • Improved buttons markup to remove side effects caused by theme styles (Reported by Alexander Sarychev)


  • Button style customization with 4 skins: Classic, Flat (standard & light) and Birman
  • Icons only mode
  • Option whether to show zero counters or not
  • LiveJournal button removed
  • Social Likes library updated to version 3.0.1
  • Plugin is translation-ready. Any help with translation to your language is appreciated!


  • Fixed bug with appearance of websites on settings page for English version of WordPress


  • Option to place first image in the post/page to the Image URL field (required by Pinterest)
  • Russian social network buttons now available for English version of WordPress


  • Default message text based on the title of page/post being shared (Feedback from Yevgen Timashov)


  • Smarter appearance of buttons: if post doesn't contain "more" tag, they will appear both on single post page and on page with multiple posts
  • English and Russian tooltips for share buttons depending on language of current page/post


  • Commands for adding buttons to existing posts and/or pages


  • First release

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.2.5
Last Updated: 6 months ago
Active Installs: 10,000+


4.5 out of 5 stars


0 of 3 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.

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