Plain Social Sharing Buttons aim to bring to your site a lightweight and eye-catching floating bar of social sharing buttons.
The plugin is tested with WooCommerce and Elementor and works as expected. The produced HTML, is W3C validated.
- Text resizer
Plain Social Sharing Buttons work out of the box after installation and activation, but there are many options you can alter at the Settings > Plain Social Sharing page.
- Choose on what devices the sidebar will appear (Desktop, Tablet, Mobile)
- Choose the kind of pages the sidebar will appear (Posts, Pages, Home, Attachments, Categories, etc.)
- Modify the appearance
- Modify the buttons’ text
- Cache the social shares counter, for better performance
- Hide the social shares counter below a minimum number of shares, to avoid negative social proof
- Text resizing for selectable parts of your site
New features will be added according to demand.
- WordPress 3.1 or greater
- PHP version 5.3 or greater
- MySQL version 5.0 or greater
- WordPress 4.6 or greater
- PHP version 7.3 or greater
- MySQL version 5.6 or greater
- Install using the WordPress built-in Plugin installer, or Extract the zip file and drop the contents in the
wp-content/plugins/directory of your WordPress installation.
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Go to Settings > Plain Social Sharing to alter the end-user appearance of the plugin
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Contributors & Developers
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0.6.0 – 2019-03-01
- Added WhatsApp to the available social networks
- Added a cache bypass system for the social counter. Now you can choose to display fresh social sharing stats even if you are using a caching system
- Added the option to keep your settings and data in case you uninstall the plugin.
0.5.0 – 2019-02-26
- Code refactoring
- Changes to the admin panel
- Html produced is now w3c validated
- Added Tumblr to the available social networks
- New ability to choose the container element for the text resizing
0.4.0 – 2019-02-24
- Code refactoring
- Added LinkedIn to the available social networks
- Added Mastodon to the available social networks
- Added Diaspora to the available social networks
0.3.1 – 2019-02-22
- The plugin was tested with wordpress version 5.1 and works as expected
- In some occasions the facebook shares failed to be calculated
- Some minor code changes
0.4.0 – 2019-02-21
- Code refactoring for increased performance
- Added a support page for the admins
- Added LinkedIn sharing button
- Added Diaspora sharing button
0.3.1 – 2019-02-21
- Feature: Social counter for posts and pages
- Feature: Fade-in the floating sidebar
0.2.0 – 2019-02-20
- Revamped admin panel
- Feature: Choose the devices the floating bar will appear
- Feature: Choose the page types the floating bar will appear
- Feature: Choose between right and left alignment of the floating bar
0.1.0 – 2019-02-14
- Initial Public Release