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Of the best plugins out there, highlights and draws attention, they try to push. I have tried many in ver futbol online and certainly not change it for any other
I have contacted support on this three times, all I wanted was for the share count to not show up. It leaves code even after you uninstall it. Don't use this plugin, it slows your page, and doesn't work well. Plus they for advertising on you.
A very bad plugin! Breaks my site in Internet Explorer. Only a limited number of buttons is allowed to add. Besides this plugin SPIES on users as if you are in cahoots directly with the NSA! Just look at the damn code, its full of espionage coding. Someone should take this off WordPress Plugins directory.
A really useless bad plugin.
Novice user here. SH used to be decent, posts showed related posts well. now I cannot get anything about this plugin to work. have contacted support (no or unusable support feedback), installed/uninstalled, reset settings. Nothing works. I install a few other "related posts" plugins and they work right away. just not worth fiddling with something like this anymore and mildly irritated I put so much time in trying to.
Was working on my site and noticed another GA code popping up - UA-12964573-5. This is alarming as it means my sites analytics are being sent to a third party without my permission. Upon further research it appears that this code is being placed by the Shareaholic plugin without clearly identifying that this is what is happening.
I have now removed this plugin from all of my client websites and will not be using anything related to this plugin creator again. This constitutes a serious breach of privacy by the plugin creator.
There are other plugins that track information such as the Yoast SEO plugin but they do this in an Opt-In manner and further use a much less invasive approach as you can read about here - http://yoast.com/yoast-tracking/
Going whole hog and grabbing all Analytics data from a website is well beyond gaining simple insights into what version of wordpress is being used.
I see that this was brought up 2 years ago - http://wordpress.org/support/topic/plugin-sexybookmarks-hidden-googleanalytics-code-in-v329?replies=4 and that the response from the creator was that you can simply turn it off.
This is something that should be off by default.
(6:03:32pm)Justin A.:I am currently installing a secondary monitoring system to see if we can get some error logs from the software, the installation is called sys-snap. It is designed to record all error logs and records which will allow us to determine exactly what is going on.
(6:06:28pm)virgil :How long is this going to take?
(6:10:11pm)Justin A.:Okay, the installation is complete, it appears that Shareaholicbot is really what the cause of the high load on the server.
6:10:29pm)virgil :oh really...
When I cantivated this plugin it completely deactivated all links in all pages in the blog. You couldn't click on any links at all.
I had to force delete the plugin from the server using rm -rf and restore the database from a backup to get the blog back online again.
Really want to use this plugin, but unfortunately the recommended items lists shows posts that are set to draft and private - clearly not ideal, and the only way to exclude these is to add them to the 'exclude' list individually, which isn't in the average bloggers workflow (definitely not my clients).
So three stars for the potential awesome, please fix! Pretty please.
Perhaps two years ago I considered Shareaholic (aka sexy bookmarks) to be the #1 social sharing plugin. But not anytime recently. It is buggy, overbloated and overcomplicated, yet somehow lacks almost any customization options.
The most crippling issue is that from time to time the image for one or two of the sharing buttons disappear until wordpress and/or the plugin is updated to the latest version. This is not a 1-time bug, I have noticed it consistently occurring across different wordpress versions and themes, even today when I just updated wordpress on one of my sites (and removed this plugin). If visitors cannot see the sharing button, obviously they're not going to use it. Needless to say, completely unacceptable.
Regarding the plugin itself, there are many different options that have been added over time, like "classic bookmarks" and "related content". The issue with these is there is almost no customization options. You can't even have the "classic" bookmark bar independently from the "sexy bookmarks". At least, I couldn't after half an hour of trying to accomplish this and trying to understand why they would possibly design it they way. What this means is that if you use the "classic" bar, there will still be separate buttons for facebook, twitter, and google+ outside of the classic bar, whether you want it that way or not.
Now for most of my sites I just use a simple and reliable plugin for facebook, G+, and twitter.
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