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.




WP-SocialCount is a WordPress plugin that displays the number of adds/saves from within a social network for any particular URL. Since this plugin allows you to specify the URL that you want to pull the data for, it means that you can display any social number for any URL of your choosing. We also attach no style to the data the plugin returns – so you are free to style and use the data in any way you see fit. Supported so far: Digg, YouTube and


  1. Upload wpsocialcount.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Syntax of code to be placed within your template tags <?php wpsocialcount('social-network', 'data-format', 'url'); ?>

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