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LessButtons Social Sharing and Statistics

Social media share and bookmark buttons with integrated analytics. Automatically display buttons for those social networks, where visitor registered.

LessButtons automatically display sharing buttons for those social networks, where visitor registered and logged in.

Support automated detection and display buttons for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Reddit, VKontakte, Odnoklassniki. 100+ more social networks and bookmark services available to users.

Features

  • Buttons for those social networks, where visitor registered.
  • Dynamically updatable share counters on all buttons.
  • High-resolution icons for retina displays.
  • Fully customizable appearance.
  • HTTPS protocol for secure communication.
  • Tracking social network detections and shares in Google Analytics.
  • Email sharing via Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, Outlook.com (Hotmail), AOL mail or standalone apps.

Statistics

If you have Google Analytics tracking code on pages, it will automatically receive tracking notifications for each visitor registered in social network or share button pressed. It give you know what social media is popular with your visitors.

Find Shares

Magnifier sign on Twitter, Google+ and VK buttons allows your users to find more peoples who share your page.

Custom Placements

  • Before content, after content.
  • Left and right side floating share bars.
  • Horizontal floating share bar on bottom of window.
  • Special place option for mobile devices.

Optimized

  • Asynchronous script will not slow or block your website pages from loading.
  • SVG icons for quick loading and better appearance.
  • We use global world-wide CDN for fastest content delivery to each visitor location.
  • Mobile devices detection and compatibility.

Docs & Support

You can find fresh social networks list, additional features for customization and details about tracking.

Contact us support@lessbuttons.com.

Follow us in Twitter for fresh updates @ButtonsLess.

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    Additional share options in new window

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    Layout with left positioned widget

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    Layout with right positioned widget

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    Layout with bottom positioned widget

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    Layout with widget positioned before article or blog post text

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    Layout with widget positioned after article or blog post text

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    Plugin settings and choosing custom buttons

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    All buttons inline in one post

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    Sample Google Analytics tracking events

Automatic installation through WordPress

  1. Log-in to your WordPress site.
  2. Hover over Plugins and click Add New.
  3. Under Search type in "lessbuttons", then click Search Plugins.
  4. In the results page, click Install Now.
  5. Once installed, click Activate Plugin. You're done!

Manual installation

  1. Download fresh version here https://wordpress.org/plugins/lessbuttons/ .
  2. Unzip the lessbuttons...zip file.
  3. Upload the lessbuttons folder (not just the files in it!) in your /wp-content/plugins folder. If you're using FTP, use 'binary' mode.
  4. In your WordPress administration, go to the Plugins page.
  5. Activate the LessButtons plugin and a subpage for LessButtons will appear in your Options menu.

To upload the plugin through WordPress, instead of FTP - upload the downloaded zip file on the 'Add New' plugins screen in your WordPress admin area and activate.

1.6.1

New autodetect features

1.5.1

Translated to Serbian

1.5.0

Magnifier sign on Twitter, Google+ and VK buttons allows your users find more peoples who share your page

1.4.13

Translated to Macedonian

1.4.12

Translated to Catalan

1.4.11

Translated to Esperanto

1.4.10

Translated to Slovenian

1.4.9

Translated to Thai

1.4.8

  • Translated to Lithuanian
  • Fixed Google+ displaying issue on Android devices
  • Fixed SVG displaying in some WP themes

1.4.6

Translated to Afrikaans

1.4.5

Fixing bugs

1.4.4

Translated to Hungarian

1.4.3

Translated to Finnish

1.4.2

Translated to Croatian

1.4.1

Translated to Vietnamese

1.4.0

Live Preview on Settins page

1.3.17

Translated to Estonian

1.3.16

Translated to Indonesian

1.3.15

Translated to Persian

1.3.14

Translated to Belarusian

1.3.13

  • Translated to Dutch
  • Fixed submit bug

1.3.12

Translated to Bulgarian

1.3.11

Translated to Danish and Azerbaijani

1.3.10

Translated to Korean

1.3.9

Translated to Turkish

1.3.8

Translated to Greek

1.3.7

Translated to Norwegian

1.3.6

Translated to Czech

1.3.5

Translated to Romanian

1.3.4

Translated to Latvian

1.3.3

Translated to Polska

1.3.2

Changes in social media list

1.3.1

Translated to 12 languages

1.3

Localization added

1.2.6

  • Display on specified kinds of WP pages option
  • Tested up to 4.0-RC1

1.2.5

  • Z-index option added to show above or below other content
  • Fixed issue with bottom layout on mobile devices

1.2.4

Google Analytics tracking added

1.2.3

Placement option for mobile devices

1.2.2

Tags restore

1.2.1

Fixed error in 3.8.3-3.8.4 wordpress

1.2

Fixed placeholder border for GooglePlus in bottom layout

1.1

Added feature for choosing custom buttons

1.0

Plugin released

How to change left side floating share bar top position?

use style: .lessbuttons_com_slider { top: 150px !important; } "style" tag with this code can be inserted into "text" widget.

How to move bottom share bar to right side?

use style: .lessbuttons_com_slider_internal { position: fixed !important; right: 0px !important; bottom: 0px !important; }

Is LessButtons service free?

LessButtons is absolutely free. The features on LessButtons will always be free.

What languages supported by LessButtons?

Plugin intarface translated to Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Valencian, Central Khmer, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Flemish, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Galician, Georgian, German, Greek, Gujarati, Haitian, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Northern Sami, Norwegian, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Tswana, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh, Yiddish.

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Version 1.6.1

Requires WordPress version: 2.9.2 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.6.3

Last Updated 19 Oct 2016

Date Added: 26 Aug 2014

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