Plugin Reviews

Smart Layers by AddThis

Increase your website traffic, social media followers, and content engagement with Smart Layers by AddThis.

19 reviews
Average Rating
3.2 out of 5 stars
Ver 2.0.0 needs Ajax on the front -- very bad
By , for WP 4.5.3


Yesterday plugin updated to ver 2.0.0. It seems that authors made strong code reengeneering. Now it calls wp-admin/admin-ajax.php.

I have locked wp-admin with .htpasswd on my site so after update nobody could open it because plugin called wp-admin/admin-ajax.php and it required authorization.

Settings do not help to solve this problem and even disabling the plugin. I had to uninstall it but made a couple of attempts after the autor reply on my case: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/security-issue-plugin-acess-to-admin-ajaxphp?replies=5

Unfortunatelly after 2 or 3 install and uninstall operations and attempts to change settings, the call to admin-ajax.php moved to the header of all pages and even total removal of plugin folder can't cut it of there.

I had no time to look for solution and recoverd site from backup. This plugin was hard to configure and had bugs and before, but that's enough for me. Going to find some alternates for share buttons and pannel.

Do not update to ver 2.0.0 if you locked wp-admin with password!

By , for WP 4.4.2

Ist aber leider zu blöd, sich seine Einstellungen zu merken... >:(

Mobile share buttons
By , for WP 4.4

I love AddThis Smart Layers for the mobile follow and share buttons. Most share buttons are not thumb-sized on mobile. This is so helpful.

Nothing appears
By , for WP 4.2.2

Nothing appears after the last update

Does not work
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Not working, no support, deinstall

By , for WP 4.1

I wanted this plugin to work, but it doesn't. Options can't work (on/off).Lot of troubles with Google chrome

Won't load on phones and only sometimes on desktop
By , for WP 3.9.2

I so wanted this plugin to work, but alas it doesn't. Perhaps it doesn't like one of the other plugins, but there are other social share plugins that work fine with the rest of them, so I have deleted this one and have gone back to Shareaholic. If they fix it I might be back because I really like the way this displays on phones.

Beautiful but ...
By ,

Beautiful and nice. But I had to take the version of addthis.com, can't customize that version...

v good
By , for WP 3.9

works perfectly eccept dont know how to update
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NO support, does NOT work in FF/Chrome
By , for WP 3.8.1

This will be UN-installed and replaced with some other company.
It does not work in FF 28+ or Chrome 33+.
I posted to the plugin forum and received NO support.
If it works for you, great.
If it does not work, get rid of it.

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