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  • License: Freeware
  • Last update: 7 years ago
  • Total downloads: 304
  • Price: Free |
  • Operating system: Linux, Mac OS X, Win All, BSD, Solaris
  • Publisher: andykillen (1 other programs)
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Designed for average users to use, ideal for developers who want to save time, this plugin gives links to the most prominent Social Networking sites for sharing and following, presented in many different formats (widgets/shortcode/template tag/auto a

Designed for average users to use, ideal for developers who want to save time, this plugin gives links to the most prominent Social Networking sites for sharing and following, presented in many different formats (widgets/shortcode/template tag/auto added). Optional subscriptions for extra icons sets.

You can watch this video for an overview of many of the features of Share and Follow or scroll on down for the written description of the features.

Share and Follow offers the following features.

* Automatic addition of the most popular share links to posts, pages, authorpages, homepage or archive pages
* Automatic addition of Facebook Like, Stumble Count Button and Twitter Tweet/Retweet buttons, with share counters and different style configuration.
* a follow tab (facebook/rss/twitter/foursquare etc.. ) to the top/bottom/left/right of the screen
* Print, Browser Bookmark and Email buttons
* Widget to manage Follow actions
* Widget to manage Share actions
* Shortcode version for inside post or page for sharing
* Function access for theme tags for sharing or following
* Icons come in sizes 16, 24, 32, 48, 60 px
* Can be displayed as Icon, Icon + Text or Text only
* Users can change all link text at will
* Head section Style or external CSS control of content
* Ability to change any of the share or follow link text (including text popups)
* Does not give away pagerank ( rel="nofollow" is set in links )
* All items open in a new tab keeping focus on the original blog
* Configuration of default Share Image on a post, page, author, archive or homepage level (the image facebook shows in news feed).
* Ability to choose how Twitter posts are shown, URL only, title & URL or prefix text of your choice on a global or post/page level.
* Optional Twitter Suffix so you can auto add "VIA @twittername" and be informed when people post your links
* Shortens URL's for Twitter using Bit.ly
* Support for English, Dutch, French and Portuguese words for text replacement
* CSS support for printing
* Gravatar Support for Author images
* Functions that are very accessibile for programmers, Shortcodes available for content creators
* Plugin Support for WP e-Commerce, so you can easily add share links or retweet/like button and on product pages
* Choice between CSS sprites for faster loading times, or CSS single images so you can have your own icon replacements
* Optional subscription to different icon sets via a content delevery network (CDN), for choice of icon sets and improved website speed.

People time and again have said how much they enjoy using this plugin and how it does exactlly what they want with the minimum of fuss or difficult configuration. A very simple bookmarking solution that offers a discrete clean layout that does not brand your website in it's image.

Online demo and support site here example link. Currently icons from either the default set, or from the Halloween icons. Example User Site unselfish designs using the CDN subscription with Candy Sweets icon set.

Currently supports these social networks : digg, twitter, faceook, stumble, reddit, delicious, hyves, myspace, linkedin, rss, mixx, email, print, google buzz, yahoo buzz, tumblr, orkut, vkontakte, sphinn, nujij, bookmark, picasa, bandcamp, moddb, imdb, deviantart, youtube, yelp, flickr, feedback, lastfm, newsletter, xfire, foursquare, vimeo, dailymotion, plaxo, coconex, soundcloud, xing, gowalla, itunes, posterous, ya, slideshare, feedburner, ning, plurk, identica, linkagogo,fark, faves, getglue, wordpress, bebo, blogger.

we are growing all the time.
Documentation for

* Administering the automatically added share links
* Administering the Follow Tab
* Using the shortcode for share links
* Implementing the plugin in a theme, a programmers guide
* Using the share widget
* Using the follow widget
* Working with popular themes

tell me what you want in the next version?

many items have been added to this plugin based on suggestions or requests from others, please join the conversation.

Install :

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

It can be installed in two ways, firstly by downloading the plugin from the WordPress directory website or by via the WordPress admin page for adding a new plugin

Downloading from WordPress Website

1. Download the plugin from the wordpress plugin directory
2. Unzip the plugin
3. Upload /share-and-follow/ directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
4. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
5. Administer it from the 'Settings' menu using the 'Share and Follow' menu item

Using the WordPress Admin page for installing

1. Go to the admin page and select the 'Plugins' menu, using the 'Add new' menu item
2. Search for 'share and follow'
3. Select install for the plugin 'Share and Follow' by Andy Killen
4. Activate the plugin through the 'Installing Plugin' page in WordPress
5. Administer it from the 'Settings' menu using the 'Share and Follow' menu item

important you must fill out the Follow links in the Share and Follow admin page for any follow link to display except RSS. The RSS link is the standard one for your site, however you will need to enter your own links for your Fcebook fan page, YouTube Channel and other follow links. If you leave the links blank the system will not display the icons or text on your pages/posts.

System Requirements:

2.8 or higher
Program Release Status: Major Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall

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