Share Buttons by AddThis
AddThis Share Buttons help drive traffic to your site by helping visitors share, bookmark and email your content to over 330 services.
Get more traffic back to your site by installing the AddThis WordPress plugin. With AddThis, your users can promote your content by sharing to over 330 of the most popular social networking and bookmarking sites (like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and LinkedIn). We also support address bar sharing in modern browsers. Our button is small, unobtrusive, quick to load and recognized all over the web.
Optionally, sign up for a free AddThis.com account to see how your visitors are sharing your content: which services they're using for sharing, which content is shared the most, and more.
We also have plugins available for increasing followers on social networks, welcoming users based on social behavior, adding social authentication and showing your trending content to your WordPress blog.
|Author||The AddThis Team
|Contributors||srijith.v, solchea, _mjk_, addthis_paul|
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For an automatic installation through WordPress:
- Go to the 'Add New' plugins screen in your WordPress admin area
- Search for 'AddThis'
- Click 'Install Now' and activate the plugin
For a manual installation via FTP:
- Upload the addthis folder to the
- Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen in your WordPress admin area
To upload the plugin through WordPress, instead of FTP:
- Upload the downloaded zip file on the 'Add New' plugins screen (see the 'Upload' tab) in your WordPress admin area and activate.
- Better support for excerpts
- Internal issues with tw:screenname resolved
- Better JSON validation
- Bug fixes
- Bug fixes: Style conflicts resolved
- Bug fix: Style conflicts with some themes resolved
- Made friends with WPSupercache
- Bug fix: Style tags are now allowed in Custom Code box.
- Bug fix: Conflict with WpSuperCache resolved
- Wordpress 3.5 style conflicts resolved
- Bug fix: Issues with usernames/passwords with special characters
- UX changes in admin settings
- Credential verification in Admin settings. If AddThis account details are wrong it will be notified to user.
- Bug fixes
- Added hashtag support for Twitter
- Conflict removed with AddThis Follow and AddThis Welcome Bar Wordpress plugins
- Bug fixes
- New streamlined and simplified share menu
- Added Instant Share for Facebook and Twitter
- Updated Pinterest support
- Bug fixes
- Bug fixes
- Refactor how we add code to pages which should eliminate how many times it is added
- Numerous Bug Fixes and a few new filters
- Add opt out for copy tracking
- Don't strip pintrest tags from custom buttons
- Add Google Analytics option
- Update settings interface
- Fix custom button whitespace saving issue
- Fix compatability with 3.2
- Fix over agressive regular expression
- More Customization Option
- optionally shorten urls with one bit.ly account
- Add +1
- Add Twitter Template Option
- Add Post Meta Box
- Add top shared/clicked URLS to dashboard
- More Filters
- define ADDTHIS_NO_NOTICES to prevent admin notices from displaying
- force service codes to be lowercase
- If opting out of clickback tracking, set config to force opting out
- Fix conflict with other plugins
- Prevent button js from appearing in feeds
- plugin should still work if theme doesn't have wp_head and wp_footer
- Bug Fixes
- set addthis_exclude custom field to 'true' to not display addthis on that post / page
- Added additional paramater to
- Ability to specify custom toolboxes for both above and below
- Added additional paramater to do_action('addthis_widget'). Paramaters are now:
- url (use get_permalink() if you are calling it inside the loop)
- title (use the_title() if calling inside the loop)
- Style (specify the style to display) See $addthis_new_styles for the styles. may also pass an arra (see addthis_custom_toolbox for array values to pass)
- Fix theme compatablity issues
- Fix excerpts bug
- Add option to not display on excerpts
- Restore option to customize services
- Add more filters
- Redesigned Settings page
- Added Share Counter option
- Redesigned Admin Dashboard widget
- Updated sharing widget options
- Updated sidebar widget to extend WP_Widget
- Using wp_register_sidebar_widget() in WordPress installs that support it
- Fixed argument bug in 1.6.5
- Added support for arbitrary URL and title in template tag as optional parameters
- Can be called, for example, with get_permalink() and the_title() within a post loop, or some other URL if necessary
- Fixed parse bug with "static" menu option
- Fixed regression of brand option
- Added template tags. <?php do_action( 'addthis_widget' ); ?> in your template will print an AddThis button or toolbox, per your configuration.
- Added clickback tracking.
- Added "Automatic" language option. We'll auto-translate the AddThis button and menu into our supported languages depending on your users' settings.
- Fixed script showing up in some trackback summaries.
Fixed name conflict with get_wp_version() (renamed to addthis_get_wp_version()), affecting users with the k2 theme.
Fixed nondeterministic bug with the_title(), causing the title to occasionally appear in posts.
- Added toolbox support
- Added WPMU support
- For WP 2.7+ only:
- Added support for displaying basic sharing metrics in the WordPress dashboard
- Updated settings management to use nonces
Is AddThis free?
Yep! The features you see today on AddThis will always be free of charge.
Do I need to create an account?
No. You only need to create an account if you want to see how your users are sharing your blog; the sharing itself works the same either way.
Why use AddThis?
- Ease of use. AddThis is easy to install, customize and localize. We've worked hard to make it the simplest, most recognized sharing tool on the internet.
- Performance. The AddThis menu code is tiny and fast. We constantly optimize its behavior and design to make sharing a snap.
- Peace of mind. AddThis gathers the best services on the internet so you don't have to, and backs them up with industrial strength analytics, code caching, active tech support and a thriving developer community.
- Flexibility. AddThis can be customized via API, and served securely via SSL. You can roll your own sharing toolbars with our toolbox. Share just about anything, anywhere -- your way.
- Global reach. AddThis sends content to 295+ sharing services 60+ languages, to over half a billion unique users in countries all over the world.
- It's free!
Who else uses AddThis?
Over 14,000,000 sites have installed AddThis. With over a billion unique users, AddThis is helping share content all over the world, in more than sixty languages. You might be surprised who's sharing their website using AddThis--here are just a few.
What services does AddThis support?
We currently support over 330 services, from email and blogging platforms to social networks and news aggregators, and we add new services every month. Want to know if your favorite service is supported? This list is accurate up to the minute: http://www.addthis.com/services.
How do I remove AddThis from a page
In the screen options you can enable the AddThis meta box. Check the box and save if you've already published that page or post to disable AddThis on that page or post.
PHP 5+ is preferred; PHP 4 is supported.