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tas2580 Social Media Buttons


Adds social media buttons on each post, the buttons allwos your visitors to share the post on social media
platforms. To protect the privacy of the users, requestets at the social media platforms to get the number
of shares will made by the web server. To avoid too many requests at the social media platforms you can
cache the requested data.

Supported Platforms

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Linkedin


  • Buttons under a post
  • Social Media Buttons settings


  1. Upload private_socialmedia to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Make sure that /wp-content/plugins/private_socialmedia/cache/ is writeable
  4. Go to the settings page and select the social media platformt that you want to use


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Contributors & Developers

“tas2580 Social Media Buttons” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




Release Date – January 24, 2015
* Bug Fix: Display buttons only on single pages


Release Date – December 10, 2014
* Enhancement: Added german translation
* Bug Fix: Send URLs through urlencode()


Release Date -December 9, 2014
* Enhancement: Added admin module to configure used platforms and cache time


Release Date – December 7, 2014
* Bug Fix: Updated readme.txt


Release Date – December 7, 2014
* Initial release