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AddToAny Share Buttons

Share buttons for WordPress including the AddToAny sharing button, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, WhatsApp, many more, and follow icons too.

23 reviews
Average Rating
4.7 out of 5 stars
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Not counting shares
By , for WP 4.5.2

Hi, I´m very dissapointed as the icons do not count the times its being shared at social networks. Inded, there is an option at plugin configuration that lets activate "sharing counts", but it does not, so... Very unhappy with this as people really motivate when they see the times posts have being shared with others and copy them sharing too.

Note, I found that only facebook and linkeding count the times it´s being shared. Not any other.

Suspicious
By ,

I've been getting a ton of spam from Russian IP addresses on my blog and I have a feeling its related to this plugin. I installed this on another site years ago and in Google Analytics I noticed the hits were coming mostly from Russia again. You're better off finding another one.

Kein Instagram...
By ,

...darum unbrauchbar!

Das ist so, als ob man ein Auto ohne Räder bauen würde :-/

Nothing but grief
By , for WP 4.4.2

I noticed our site loading slower after adding this plug-in about 10 months ago. But it got the job done, so I didn't complain.
I recently applied the Google Webmaster Tools to crawl my site for any potential threats. It detected this plug-in as suspicious. I don't know if that means it is a backdoor, or a spam injector, or what. But I do know that I have had to fix spam problems on my site two times in the past few months. I can only assume those incidents are related to the plug-in; the Google crawl has now confirmed that.

Works well, but very very slow.
By , for WP 4.4.2

This is a great plugin if you don't care about the speed of your website. You have many options, and supports I thikn every single social site possible.
However, this plugin made my website very very slow. Using Google pagespeed before the plugin I'd get 4-6 seconds on any page. After the plugin this skyrocketed to 13-17 seconds. After analyzing the traffic it made an additional 60 calls to addtoany website. Obviously using it for tracking.
So, really this made it useless.

Twitter SPAM
By , for WP 4.3.1

I have noticed that this sneaky plugin is adding a related=AddToAny in your Twitter popup urls. As soon as you finish Tweeting, the post-tweet page is always showing a "Who to follow" page suggesting to join AddToAny @AddToAny "The world's best universal sharing platform."

The developer says that it's because we need to add a VIA @. LOL that was the very FIRST thing that I did! I wouldn't even imagine myself using twitter without a VIA :))

The Twitter URLs are always something like this: MYTITLE/MYLINK&related=AddToAny&via=MYTWITTERPAGE

There is no way to remove the related=AddToAny tag from the URL.

Some have already complained about this SPAM issue but the developer micropat claims that we are all stupid and the problem doesn't exist...

Frankly I'm stunned this sneaky spammish plugin has this high rating! It doesn't deserve it!

So many issues
By ,

Too long to load and it cannot be removed from the members area in Buddy Press (provokes many issues in "Message compose" section, while we have Buddy Theme from Enavo Market).

Redirects the request through their site before sharing
By , for WP 4.1.1

I hate sneaky plugins. This one redirects you to the addtoany site before sharing or tweeting or whatever. So each time someone is sharing a post on your site, the addtoany site gets a hit. Sneaky. I removed it directly after installation.

How to remove addtoany spyware
By , for WP 4.1.1

Since you will receive no help from the criminals who run this plugin, here's a link with instructs on how to remove it

[ link redacted, please do not post links in reviews ]

Spam Plugin!!!!!!
By ,

This is a real SPAM-Plugin. After installation it won´t show up in the Plugin-List - so you can´t easyly de-activate it or get rid off it.

Whats more: Every time you click ond "Share" or "Recommend", once installed, you get a nasty addtoany advertisment with a cross-site-sripting.

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