Professional Social Sharing Buttons, Icons & Related Posts – Shareaholic

Professional Social Sharing Buttons, Icons & Related Posts – Shareaholic

Boost Audience Engagement with Award Winning Speed Optimized Social Tools: Share Buttons, Related Posts, Monetization & Google Analytics.
Active Installations:
Last Updated:
Feb 03, 2024
WordPress Version:
3.7 or higher
Tested up to:

Boost Traffic and Engagement

Increase your website's traffic and engagement with Shareaholic's suite of Audience Growth & Engagement tools. From social share buttons to related posts, Shareaholic has everything you need to attract and retain visitors.

Monetize Your Audience

Turn your website into a revenue-generating machine with Shareaholic's monetization tools. Whether it's affiliate links, outstream video ads, or promoted native content, you can make money with minimal effort.

Lightning-Fast Performance

Shareaholic uses advanced code optimization techniques to ensure that your website remains fast and responsive. With selective and lazy loading, Shareaholic loads only the necessary functionality, resulting in lightning-fast page load times.

9.7.12 (02-Feb-2024)

9.7.11 (11-Dec-2023)

  • Improvement: Optimize image assets; added woff2
  • Improvement: Hide modals when printing a page
  • Bugfix: All Share Prompt to Queue Post Share Prompt only once

9.7.10 (30-Nov-2023)

  • Static assets such as icons are now hosted on Cloudflare’s premium global CDN (Content Delivery Network) for faster load times and increased reliability. For more information, see Cloudflare Compliance.

9.7.9 (08-Nov-2023)

  • Tested up to WordPress 6.4
  • Improvement: PHP 8.2 compatibility
  • Improvement: Share Buttons prioritize Deep Links
  • Improvement: rel nofollow added to Share Button links
  • Improvements to “Copy Link” flow
  • Improvements to “All Share” flow
  • Improvements to “Mastodon” flow
  • Improvements to share counter animation
  • Improvements to Accessibility
  • Fixed issue of In-Page App Code block status not syncing properly between Shareaholic Cloud
  • Fixed CSS conflict between bootstrap CSS library and Recommendations Bar
  • Added support for:
    • Threads
    • Rakuten Blog
    • Truth Social
    • Gettr
    • Koo
  • Added (or updated) new Icons for:
    • Facebook
    • X (Twitter)
    • Mastodon
    • Threads
    • TikTok
    • Twitch
    • Discord
    • Email
    • Google GMail
    • Telegram
    • Truth Social
    • Gab
    • Gettr
    • MeWe
    • Parler
    • Houzz
    • Diaspora
    • Microsoft Teams
    • Kakao
    • Douban
    • Renren
    • Tencent QQ
    • Koo
    • StockTwits
    • Printfriendly
    • Patreon
    • Medium
    • Zillow
    • Spotify
    • Stack Overflow
    • Ebay
    • Naver
  • Removed dead services

9.7.8 (30-May-2023)

  • Bugfix: PHP 8.0 compatibility (“Uncaught TypeError: trim()”)

9.7.7 (23-Dec-2022)

9.7.6 (04-July-2022)

  • Tested up to WordPress 6.0
  • Bugfix: Adds more restrictive authorization check to debug action

9.7.5 (01-April-2022)

  • Bugfix: Adds authorization check to debug action

9.7.4 (01-March-2022)

  • Bugfix: PHP 8.0 compatibility
  • Bugfix: Compatibility with WP-Rocket on PHP 8.0

9.7.3 (20-January-2022)

Shareaholic is used all over the world. Our goal is to support Shareaholic in the native language of all our users. We would appreciate your help in translating Shareaholic into your own native language. It doesn’t take much to get started and makes a huge difference to the community. You can contribute a translation here.

9.7.2 (03-January-2022)

  • Bugfix: Resolves issue with certain page builders where Shareaholic was appearing extra times (for example, in the footer)
  • Enhancement: Improvements to Floated Share Button App CSS/HTML code
  • Share Button:
    • Removed Delicious, Wanelo Share Buttons
    • Updated share button default order (prioritized more popular services)
    • Bugfix: Copy Link button – ensure correct value is auto-copied
    • Bugfix: Fixed “wrapped” position

9.7.1 (12-October-2021)

9.7.0 (25-June-2021)

  • Enhancement: Minify all Admin related CSS and JavaScript
  • Enhancement: Verify SSL
  • Enhancement: More robust plugin Facebook Share Counts. This is a must upgrade for anyone facing “missing” share counts.

Important: Issues with Facebook’s official share counts API are often resolved by using the “Scrape Again” button from Facebook’s Sharing Debugger.

9.6.3 (13-April-2021)

  • Enhancement: Do not dns-prefetch in the WordPress administration interface

Are you missing your Facebook Share Counts? Facebook recently decided to drop support for unauthenticated Share Count lookups. Shareaholic offers two options to get back your Facebook Share Counts:

We recommend the Cloud Hosted option as self-hosting Share Counts infrastructure yourself can be a resource hog. A dedicated service to keep Shareaholic light on site resources is your simplest and fastest option. Our servers do all the heavy lifting such as storage, rate limiting, caching, and more behind the scenes work while keeping your website fast. An added advantage of the premium version are higher API lookup limits.

9.6.2 (15-March-2021)

  • Tested up to WordPress 5.7
  • New Share + Follow Button
  • Enhancement: Improved Share Count handling for Pinterest
  • Enhancement: Various a11y improvements
  • Enhancement: Various updates for IE11 (for legacy users that can’t upgrade their systems…)

9.6.1 (01-January-2021)

Wishing you a very Happy New Year from our family to yours! 🎉

  • Critical Bugfix: Fixes issue with blank settings page
  • Enhancements: More helpful error messages (with instructions on how to fix the error)
  • Enhancement: Hook to programmatically remove Shareaholic In-Page Apps such as Share Buttons and Related Posts. See FAQs for instructions.

9.6.0 (30-December-2020)

  • Enhancement: Google Analytics tracker is now only set if you have Google Analytics Social Interaction tracking enabled in your Shareaholic Share Button settings. This means less code on page and speed boost for those that do not use Google Analytics.
  • Enhancement: Mobile improvements for Share Buttons for Images. They now appear on touch, in addition to tap = more shares.
  • Enhancement: Given its popularity, Share To WhatsApp is now recommended by default for new installs.
  • Bugfix: Fixes whitespace added by code indentation when entering Facebook App credentials
  • Bugfix: Account for when wp_get_attachment_image_src returns false if no image is available

9.5.0 (19-October-2020)

  • New Follow Buttons
    • TikTok
    • Email
  • Enhancement: Analytics – Support for Human Analytics (coming soon)
  • Enhancement: Analytics – Streamlined Analytics section navigation
  • Enhancement: Content Library – added Boost button to streamline content promotion campaigns
  • Enhancement: UX – Streamlined plan upgrade flow
  • Enhancement: UX – i18n improvements (better handling of overflowing text in navigation sidebar)

9.4.0 (04-September-2020)

  • Confirms support for WordPress v5.5+
  • Enhancement: No longer need legacy <![CDATA[]]>
  • Feature: Snapchat Social Share Buttons (learn more)
  • Feature: Parler Social Share Buttons (learn more)
  • Feature: Option to include a selection of your most popular site content in the Related Posts section (learn more)

9.3.3 (25-June-2020)

  • Bugfix: Fixes deactivation survey plugin conflict

9.3.2 (17-June-2020)

  • Bugfix: Do not dismiss deactivation modal when clicking outside it

9.3.1 (10-June-2020)

  • Enhancement: Update Odnoklassniki ( endpoints

9.3.0 (18-May-2020)

  • New: Display optional feedback form on plugin deactivation
  • Code style standards improvements to match WordPress official spec

9.2.0 (07-April-2020)

  • Enhancement: Hook to change the priority number in content, example: add_filter( 'shareaholic_content_priority', 20 );
  • Enhancement: Don’t add content to get_the_excerpt because it’s too early and strips tags
  • Support for WordPress 5.4+

9.1.0 (21-February-2020)

  • Enhancement: The Cloud Dashboard can now 100% adjust all In-Page block status! Your marketing team now has superpowers to make changes to all app settings without developer help.

9.0.1 (20-February-2020)

  • Enhancement: Sync In-Page block app status between Plugin ↔ Shareaholic Cloud
  • Enhancement: Removed additional duplicate options from legacy dashboard
  • Bugfix: Fixed plugin reset function
  • Bugfix: Fixed handling of null setting arrays

8.13.16 (14-February-2020)

  • Bugfix: Set In-Page block app ID for shortcode when required

8.13.15 (13-February-2020)

  • Bugfix: Set correct status defaults on the backend upon setup for In-Page blocks
  • Enhancement: Set canvas divs to hidden initially and do not include In-Page block app IDs

8.13.14 (11-February-2020)

  • Feature: Check Share Share Counts from Admin Menu
  • Enhancement: Fewer scripts in Admin section
  • Enhancement: Better Admin UX

8.13.13 (10-January-2020)

  • Enhancement: A complete rewrite of our JavaScript code resulting in delivering Google PageSpeed scores of 95+ on mobile and 100 on desktop. Yes, 100 out of 100. Shareaholic is now fast and Google agrees.
  • Bugfix: Call to undefined function preg_filter() on PHP < v5.3. Use preg_replace instead.
  • Bump minimum PHP version to 5.3

8.13.12 (2019-12-04)

8.13.11 (2019-11-06)

  • Support for WordPress 5.3+

8.13.10 (2019-09-19)

  • Bugfix: Fixes case where plugins list is not pristine

8.13.9 (2019-09-19)

  • Enhancement: Removed < IE10 specific compatibility code
  • Bugfix: Various fixes to Content Syncing
  • Bugfix: Fixed notice placement on App Manager page

8.13.8 (2019-09-16)

  • Enhancement: Review Notice updates
  • Enhancement: Advanced Option to disable the Review Notice for everyone

8.13.7 (2019-09-16)

  • Huge Enhancement: We have been working hard on reducing Shareaholic’s code footprint. We are pleased to share that Shareaholic code has shed ~20% of its size, is much faster, and is no longer dependent on jQuery! More work is actively being done here – stay tuned.
  • Enhancement: Calls to the Share Count Proxy More info are consolidated to one single request for a given page. This dramatically cuts down on the number of requests on a page for faster load times.
  • Enhancement: Facebook Messenger Share Button now works on Mobile devices
  • Enhancement: Better compatibility with various Site Speed plugins and Minification
  • Enhancement: Share Buttons for Images rendering is noticeably faster
  • Enhancement: Improved rendering of Floated Share Buttons on Mobile
  • Enhancement: Revamped Review Notice design
  • Enhancement: Better content syncing for Related Posts App & Content Analytics
  • New Share Buttons
    • MeWe
  • Admin UI is now localized in –
    • Chinese Simplified – 简体中文 (zh-CN)
    • Chinese Traditional – 中國傳統的 (zh-TW)
    • Romanian – Română (ro)
    • Swedish – svenska (sv)
    • Catalan – Català (ca)
    • Greek – Ελληνικά (el)
    • Vietnamese – Tiếng Việt (vi)
    • Estonian – Eestlane (et)
    • Turkish – Türk (tr)
  • Bugfix: Floated Share Buttons Targeting Rules were not visible

8.13.6 (2019-07-11)

  • New: Hosted/cloud option for Share Count Proxy now available More info
  • Enhancement: Performance improvements to Share Count Proxy (stricter timeouts for API calls)

8.13.5 (2019-06-27)

  • Hide notice spam from other plugins in Shareaholic Admin
  • Redirect to plugin settings after activation
  • Bugfix: Undefined function wp_get_current_user()
  • Bugfix: App Manager language localization was not working

8.13.4 (2019-06-24)

  • New debug options for Share Count Proxy
  • Caching improvements for Share Count Proxy

8.13.3 (2019-06-14)

  • Various Admin Panel improvements

8.13.2 (2019-06-14)

  • Bugfix: don’t leave any settings behind on uninstall

8.13.1 (2019-06-05)

  • Bugfix: fixed issue where plugin could not be activated on some webhosts due to an unnecessary code comment

8.13.0 (2019-05-24)

  • Support for authenticated Facebook Graph API calls from the Share Count Proxy. Fixes issue with significantly reduced Share Counts from Facebook in some cases. Please turn on the Share Count API Proxy from the Advanced Settings tab. You will need to save your Facebook App ID and Secret keys.

8.12.6 (2019-05-06)

  • Updated Admin Submenu order
  • Updated CDN path

8.12.5 (2019-05-02)

  • Tested up to WordPress 5.2

8.12.4 (2019-04-19)

  • Enhancement: Header now consistent and language localized across all menus
  • Fix: Facebook changed their Share Count API. So, we adapted.
  • Fix: Various updates to Share Count Proxy service

8.12.3 (2019-04-10)

  • Enhancement: New Admin UI (Beta) is now localized in Dutch (nl), French (fr), German (de), Italian (it), Japanese (jp), Polish (pl), Portugese (pt), Russian (ru) and Spanish (es)
  • Bugfix: All-share panel was hidding icons on the last row
  • Remove Google+ Share & Follow Buttons and URL shortener because Google is shutting them down

8.12.1 (2019-03-23)

  • Bugfix: Fixes broken links to helpdesk
  • Enhancement: Improves auth with Shareaholic Cloud

8.12.0 (2019-03-21)

  • Enhancement: Representing months of hardwork, this release introduces a brand-new unified Shareaholic Admin UI (in beta)! In addition to the regular App Manager tab, you will notice a brand new secondary App Manager tab in your sidebar labed beta. For the first time, all Shareaholic Cloud settings are now available to view and configure right from your WordPress Admin Dashboard. Please do try it out and let us know if it works well for you. This is in beta, so please do send us any and all feedback either via Live Chat or via our helpdesk contact.
  • Bugfix: Fixes edge cases where Facebook tried to cache preview meta data before a post was live
  • Bugfix: Yummly Share Counts

8.11.0 (2019-02-15)

  • Enhancement: Massive page speed gains = 50% faster load times on your site!
  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with some themes rendering Shareaholic Apps multiple times

8.10.7 (2019-01-17)

  • Enhancement: W3C validation

8.10.6 (2019-01-16)

  • New: WeChat Share and Follow Buttons! For Social Sharing, on desktop, users scan a QR code to share in the WeChat mobile app. On mobile, users copy the link and tap “Open WeChat” to share. Try it out here.
  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with Twitter Cards not working with shortened links. They do now! 🙌🏻

8.10.5 (2018-12-26)

  • Various Admin Panel improvements

8.10.4 (2018-12-21)

  • New: New Related Posts Themes – two of which are inspired by and
  • New: Related Posts Headline Customizer – headline design can now be customized via the UI, including font typeface, size, color, etc
  • Enhancement: Improved content syncing between WordPress and Shareaholic Cloud for more accurate Related Content and Analytics
  • Enhancement: Share Buttons Post-Share Prompt Slider gets a design refresh

8.10.3 (2018-12-11)

8.10.2 (2018-11-20)

  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with Site Profile ID generation introduced in 8.10.0

8.10.1 (2018-11-19)

  • Bugfix: Fixed Call to undefined function wp_list_sort() (thank you Jorge García de Opazo for debugging help)

8.10.0 (2018-11-19)

  • Enhancement: Generate a new Site Profile ID in-case existing one gets deleted

8.9.1 (2018-11-16)

  • Bugfix: Critical fix for bug introduced in last release; fixes JS references

8.9.0 (2018-11-15)

  • Various speed improvements
  • Bugfix: Share Buttons admin UI drag and drop fixed
  • Bugfix: Share Buttons admin UI missing arrow fixed
  • Bugfix: Fix for Firefox blocking Shareaholic’s entire admin interface
  • Bugfix: Fix for some Android web browsers blocking Shareaholic

8.8.4 (2018-11-09)

  • Enhancement: Support for additional Structure Tags for Share Count Recovery (Documentation)
    • %hour%
    • %minute%
    • %second%
    • %category%
  • Enhancement: Do not sync non-content pages with Shareaholic Cloud

8.8.3 (2018-09-24)

  • Enhancement: Compatability with WP Rocket
  • New Share Buttons:
    • Telegram button added
    • Print icon added
    • Facebook Messenger
    • Mix (the new StumbleUpon)
    • Viber
    • Trello
  • New Follow Buttons:
    • Instagram button updated
    • Stackoverflow button updated
    • Slack
    • Snapchat
    • Patreon
    • Medium
    • Strava
    • Meetup
  • Share/Follow Buttons Archived:
    • StumbleUpon
    • Izeby
    • Polyvore
    • Kaboodle
  • Bugfix: Related Posts Content Age Filter fixed
  • Bugfix: Logo padding in Share and Follow Buttons fixed

8.8.2 (2018-08-08)

8.8.1 (2018-07-31)

  • General maintenance release

8.8.0 (2018-07-19)

8.7.2 (2018-06-11)

  • Bugfix: Use a more standard array structure

8.7.1 (2018-06-10)

  • Enhancements: Improvements to installation flow
  • General cleanup

8.7.0 (2018-06-04)

  • Performance Enhancement: Settings file is now loaded from a globally distributed CDN (Amazon), which will make Shareaholic faster on your site
  • Performance Enhancement: Added support for DNS-Prefetch and Preload which will make Shareaholic EVEN FASTER!!

8.6.7 (2018-05-19)

  • Bugfix: Fixed bug where share buttons and other apps were showing up intermittently due to a race condition in the loading sequence

8.6.6 (2018-05-16)

  • New: You can now set custom Related Posts thumbnail dimensions. See FAQ in the readme if you would like to change the thumbnail size.

8.6.5 (2018-02-07)

  • Bugfix: Fixes ‘Trying to get property of non-object’ exception

8.6.4 (2018-02-06)

  • Bugfix: Styling fixes for Advanced Settings section
  • Bugfix: Fixes ‘Missing argument’ warning
  • Enhancements: Various improvements to the Shareaholic shortcode

8.6.3 (2018-02-06)

  • Bugfix: We’ve further improved the server connectivity check. If you’ve been getting the ‘retry’ error message after installing Shareaholic, this one is for you.

8.6.2 (2018-02-05)

  • Enhancement: We’ve improved the server connectivity check. If you’ve been getting the ‘retry’ error message after installing Shareaholic, this one is for you.

8.6.1 (2017-11-07)

  • New: Option to show or hide share buttons, related content, etc on excerpts

8.6.0 (2017-11-03)

  • Huge localization update! We (and the entire WordPress community) would appreciate your help in translating Shareaholic into your language! It is quite simple and fast. (How-To Instructions here)

8.5.3 (2017-10-28)

  • Critical Update: It has come to our notice that some hosting companies are incorrectly flagging “index.html” as malware. This is a standard file and there is absolutely no reason to panic or be concerned. This update fixes the cause of the false positive. Please upgrade ASAP as a precaution.

8.5.2 (2017-10-27)

8.5.1 (2017-10-23)

  • Bugfix: Fixed misalignment issue with Floated Share Buttons
  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with single page apps (JavaScript rendered pages) not updating share count on page change
  • Various performance updates and bug fixes

8.5.0 (2017-10-02)

  • Enhancement: Social Share Count Recovery – adds support to recover social share counts in case where permalink structure changes
  • Various performance updates

8.4.4 (2017-09-21)

  • Another critical bugfix for users of the SG Optimizer plugin (SiteGround hosting). This update will seamlessly allow you to re-activate Shareaholic.

8.4.3 (2017-09-20)

  • Critical bugfix for users of SG Optimizer plugin

8.4.2 (2017-09-20)

  • Enhancement: More robust cache busting. Added support for WPEngine cache engine (Memcached, MaxCDN, Varnish), SG Optimizer, Cachify Cache, Zencache, etc.

8.4.1 (2017-09-19)

  • Critical bugfix for older versions of PHP

8.4.0 (2017-09-19)

  • Bugfix: Mark 404 pages as not recommendable
  • Various other performance updates and bug fixes

8.3.1 (2017-09-15)

  • Enhancement: Added page type tag to shareaholic:keywords (you will soon be able to exclude or include Related Content based on page type ie. page, post, etc)
  • Bugfix: Fixed issue where plugin version was not getting updated in some cases

8.3.0 (2017-09-13)

  • Bugfix: Fixed issue where Share Buttons and Related Content apps were not showing after excerpts
  • Various other performance updates and bug fixes

8.2.0 (2017-09-11)

  • New: Share Buttons for Images (Image Sharer) enhancements – you can now fully customize where these share buttons appear on your images and exactly how they will look and function, including setting opacity, offsets, icon padding, position, custom icon colors, size, and a lot more. All this, without touching ANY code! Also adds support for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Email,, Yummly and Houzz.
  • New: Shareaholic Teams – multi-user permissions to enable your team to work together to manage your website
  • Enhancement: Social Share Count Recovery – adds support to recover social share counts in case where permalink structure changes
  • Various other performance updates and bug fixes

8.1.0 (2017-07-24)

  • New: Introducing the Tools Badge! (learn more) Introducing a brand new way to launch the Shareaholic Console without ever leaving your website! Contains quick-links to your site analytics, help center, and much more to help you manage your site with greater ease. If you’d rather hide this badge or change its location, you can do so from your settings. It is 100% configurable.
  • Bugfix: Resolved the 403 Forbidden error that some admins were getting upon clicking the Dashboard link. Affected only sites on cPanel with mod_security enabled ex. HostGator
  • Enhancement: Google+ share count is now also available to sites that do not enable the Share Count Proxy

8.0.1 (2017-07-10)

  • Version 8 is here bringing with it a brand new revamped and streamlined UI!

  • Social Share Count Recovery (learn more) – This setting is for anyone who has had to go through the pain and toil of migrating their domain name or changing over from HTTP to HTTPS and thereby losing all of your social share counts. Whether you are moving your site to HTTPS or migrating your domain name, don’t lose your share counts. Once active, Shareaholic will begin to fetch share counts for both URL’s, add them together and display the combined total. Voilà – all your hard work and social proof will again be fully accounted for.
  • Enhancement: Share Buttons for Images are now smarter when choosing which images to activate on. Support added for images within <header> tags.
  • Bugfix: Fixed edge case compatability bug with Google Analytics integration (race condition)
  • Various other performance updates and bug fixes

  • We’ve been very busy!
  • New: Bots vs. Humans site analytics
  • New: Skype share button
  • New: Share Buttons automatically hide when a page is being printed so that it doesn’t cover any of your content.
  • New: Emoji support added for Twitter templates! 😁😍😎
  • Enhancement: Added IPV6 support for Cookie Notice App for improved Geo accuracy
  • Enhancement: utf8mb4 support upgrade. This greatly expands the language usability of Shareaholic, especially in countries that use (Han character sets)
  • Enhancement: Added hide/show functionality to Floated Share Buttons. Your visitors can now hide the Floated Share Bar at any time, for instance, if it is covering content. They’re also animated now!
  • Enhancement: Related Content App now “lazy loads”. This means the app will only load if a visitor begins to scroll. This enhancement will further speed up load times for your website.
  • Enhancement: Better accessibility / screen reader support
  • Enhancement: Big improvements to the Related Content recommendation engine
  • Various performance updates and bug fixes

  • Bugfix: Fixed admin bar link
  • Bugfix: Properly escape meta tags values
  • Enhancement: Better compatibility with caching plugins
  • Enhancement: Better compatibility with Base64 image strings
  • Various performance upgrades

  • Minor enhancements

  • Bugfix: We fixed the code which displays the Facebook share count to accommodate Facebook’s new data structure.
  • Bugfix: Fixed Share Count Proxy counts for Odnoklassniki

  • Bugfix: Fix for Cloudflare compatibility

  • Bugfix: Updated Social Counts library to be PHP7 compatible

  • Bugfix: Removed call to the Delicious count API in the server-side connectivity check

  • Various language localization updates

  • Bugfix: Update to fix W3C HTML5 validation

  • New: Google Analytics integration for sharing analytics (setup guide)
  • New: Options to display 4, 6, 8, 12, or 16 related posts! (learn more)
  • New: Giant Floated Share Buttons theme (learn more)
  • New: “Round” Related Content App theme added (learn more)
  • New: Affiliate Links Earnings Dashboard (learn more)
  • New: Total Share Counts App – showcase the number of shares your content has received (learn more)
  • New: Conditionally Display Share Counts & More Advanced Display Rules for your Share Buttons (learn more)
  • New: Adds support for adding shortcodes to your sidebar text widgets – it’s now so easy for you to include Shareaholic Apps such as Share Buttons, Follow Buttons and Related Content in your sidebar. Simply copy/paste the corresponding Shareaholic shortcode for the App.
  • New: Custom color, order and theming options for Follow Buttons (learn more)
  • New: Follow Buttons additions (learn more here & here)
    • Vine
    • Google Classroom (more)
    • Behance
    • SlideShare
    • Polyvore
    • StackOverflow
    • Tripadvisor
    • Soundcloud
    • Spotify
    • Better Business Bureau
    • eBay
    • Github
    • Houzz
    • Etsy
    • 500px
    • iTunes
    • Skype
    • Disqus
    • Zillow Digs
    • Feedly
    • LiveJournal
  • New: Share Buttons additions
    • Microsoft OneNote
    • Google Classroom (more
    • Kik
    • Baidu
    • WhatsApp (more)
    • SMS Client (more)
  • Enhancement: Vector share & follow buttons (icons are now SVG – meaning they load fast, scalable to any size, and are stunning on Retina and Retina HD displays)
  • Enhancement: Updates to Google’s icons (learn more)

  • Bugfix: Limited the summary data attribute to at most 500 characters
  • Enhancement: Present a plugin review notice to admins

  • Enhancement: Updated Shareaholic JavaScript snippet – now a lot simpler!
  • Bugfix: Added hooks to prevent conflicts with Shortcode UI plugin

  • Bugfix: Use different hook to avoid modifying headers after they are sent

  • Enhancement: Show message to users in permalink section in regards to share counts

  • Enhancement: Updated reset plugin routine to not get new key

  • Enhancement: Detect permalink changes in order to serve up-to-date content

  • Bugfix: Fixed issue with Share Count Proxy option

  • Enhancement: Removed analytics option from Advanced Settings page

  • Enhancement: Added support for Yummly and Fancy server-side share counts

  • Minor enhancements

  • Bugfix: Redefined what is considered a shareable page

  • Bugfix: Added a check to see if data object exists before trying to access it

  • Enhancement: Added Shareaholic navigation bar to the Shareaholic settings pages

  • Bugfix: fix for security vulnerability. Upgrade immediately.

  • Bugfix: Added isset checks for undefined indexes being thrown
  • Bugfix: Parse out BOM character from HTTP responses

  • Enhancement: Added Google API key to authenticate API calls for Google Plus share counts for improved the reliability

  • Enhancement: Improved welcome email copy
  • Localization

  • Enhancement: Improved reliability of Related Content App for cases where the WordPress install is located in a subdirectory or subpath

  • Enhancement: Modified curl multi to conserve cpu usage for Share Count Proxy
  • Enhancement: Added garbage collection cron job to clean up expired Share Count Proxy transient cache

  • Bugfix: fixed Share Buttons not generating links for posts in index and category pages
  • Enhancement: implemented debugging mode for Share Count Proxy

  • Bugfix: fixed Share Buttons not grabbing correct content when placed in the sidebar
  • Updated “welcome” splash screen
  • Localization
    • Romanian (ro_RO)

  • New Monetization section added to the App Manager! Configure your monetization settings from one place, including Promoted Content, Affiliate Links App, etc.
  • Introducing Promoted Content

  • Universal metabox options support
  • Bugfix: 404 page fix

  • Official support for WooCommerce!

  • Tweak: Added Cache-Control headers to Related Content and Share Count API’s (3 minutes)
  • New: Affiliate Linking App – Now you can earn money from your existing product links with zero additional effort. (learn more)
  • Post-Share Window
  • Localization
    • Added Português (pt_PT)
    • Added Afrikaans (af_AF)
    • Added Italian (it_IT)
    • Added Turkish (tr_TR)
    • Added Spanish – Mexico (es_MX) by Luis Jared Pardo
    • Updated French (fr_FR)
    • Updated German (de_DE)
    • Updated Simplified Chinese (zh_CN)

  • Tweak: Cache Share Count Proxy counts for longer duration (5 minutes)
  • Fix: Fixed miscellaneous v6->v7 conversion bugs

  • Related Content
    • Faster on-boarding! (in seconds vs hours)
  • Post-Share Follow Buttons learn more
    • Added support for Instagram, YouTube, Bloglovin, Vimeo, Flickr, Dribbble, FourSquare, Yelp, RSS
  • Share Buttons
    • Added support for Meneame, Wykop
  • Floated Share Buttons
    • You can now “offset” its position from the top of the page learn more

  • Miscellaneous performance and on-boarding enhancements for the Related Content app

  • Ensure featured image theme support
  • Faster and more reliable Related Content on-boarding!
  • Welcome message for new users
  • Share Buttons
    • Added support for Yummly (recommended for food & recipe content) and Houzz (recommended for home & garden content)

  • Several usability improvements to the admin UI!
  • Bugfix: Fixed missing Share Counts on pages that were excluded from Related Content

  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes
  • Shareaholic plugin debugger

  • Bugfix: Fixed edge case where admin assets were not being linked properly
  • Bugfix: Fixed menu timeout issue

  • Tested on WordPress 3.9.1
  • Bugfix: Fixed annoying bug where Facebook was trying to cache scheduled posts before they were live
  • Share Buttons enhancements
    • Shareaholic now resets the Facebook Open Graph cache (title, description and image) for you automatically when a post is published, so the right stuff gets shared, every time.
    • Share Counts + Floating Share Buttons!
    • New icons for Viadeo, HootSuite, Wanelo
  • Related Content enhancements
    • Greatly improved reliability

  • Added cache cleanup support for WP Super Cache, Hyper Cache and Quick Cache plugin’s

  • Bugfix: Removed an unneeded conditional check from the Share Count Proxy to make it more reliable
  • Clear W3 Total Cache for clean activation and deactivation

  • Bugfix: Added url encoding for Share Count Proxy

  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements for Share Counts API

  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements for Share Counts API

  • Share Buttons App
    • Share Counts for Google+, Reddit, StumbleUpon, VK, Buffer, etc! This release features an optional and all new Share Count Proxy. Toggle this option under the “Advanced Settings” section.
    • Major performance upgrade and speed boost! Your pages will load faster for your visitors as share count lookups are now consolidated to one single HTTP request per page load (vs a call for each sharing service). The share counts are also heavily cached on both the client and server for super fast lookups and page performance.

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance enhancements

  • Share Buttons App
    • New alignment options – you can now pick whether you want your text to wrap around your buttons
    • Multishare toggle for Twitter
    • New services: VK (the 2nd largest social network service in Europe after Facebook), Fancy (recommended for e-commerce sites), Wanelo (recommended for e-commerce sites)
    • New Share Counts library
  • Floating Share Buttons App (NEW!) learn more
    • To enable, click on “Edit General Settings” -> Sign In -> Click on “Site Tools” -> Turn on the “Floated Share Buttons” App
  • Shareable Images App (NEW!) learn more
    • To enable, click on “Edit General Settings” -> Sign In -> Turn on “Shareable Images”

  • Miscellaneous performance enhancements and bug fixes
  • New / updated translations:
    • French (by Rozenn Dagorn)
    • German (by Oliver Heinrich)
    • Dutch (by Patrick Ruers)
    • Greek (by Takis Bouyouris)

  • Admin Bar is now configurable
  • Shareaholic.js is now included earlier on the page to load apps faster
  • Bugfix: fixed “non-static method” and “array to string conversion” warnings — affected servers running newer versions of PHP
  • Related Content
    • Bugfix: Related Content data processing status is now correct
    • Bugfix: Initiate Related Content crawl after site ID is set and not prior to
    • Support for “WordPress SEO by Yoast” plugin meta keywords
    • Support for “Add Meta Tags” plugin meta keywords
  • Analytics
    • Several high impact enhancements to greatly improve data accuracy

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance enhancements to Related Content
  • New Admin Bar options!

  • Confirmed that Shareaholic works well with WordPress 3.8. Upgrade away!

  • Miscellaneous bug fixes and performance enhancements

  • Related Content
    • Deleted posts are now automatically removed from your Shareaholic Content Index within an hour!

  • Shareaholic Apps are now included on static front page displays

  • Related Content
    • New or modified posts are now automatically updated in your Shareaholic Content Index within an hour!

  • Bugfix: Fixed hardcoded database path; now dynamically pulled in via inbuilt WordPress function
  • Confirmed that everything is humming along with WordPress 3.7.1!

  • Related Content
    • Related Content now excludes attachments automatically
    • You can now exclude any of your posts from Related Content via metabox options

  • Support for additional Shareaholic content meta tags
    • shareaholic:article_visibility
    • shareaholic:article_published_time
    • shareaholic:article_modified_time
    • shareaholic:article_author_name

  • Support for All in One SEO Pack keywords
  • Additional fixes for Cloudflare

  • Enforce Internet Explorer compatibility mode to latest version available; fixes a lot of general issues with Internet Explorer. Recommended update.

  • Added support for shareaholic:keywords meta tag for better Recommendations and Related Content matches

  • Better debug prompts

  • Added “Server Connectivity” section to Advanced Settings
  • Cleaned up localization strings
  • Fixed conflict with Modernizer

  • New “Vertical” theme for Related Content!
  • Added a note about caching plugins; organized the “Advanced Settings” page
  • Shareaholic shortcode now support title, link and summary parameters

  • Added support for shareaholic:url meta tag
  • Bugfix: Now compatible with JavaScript minification plugins
  • Localizations
    • Added German (de_DE) by Lothar Schiborr

  • Fix for Cross-Site Request Forgery vulnerability. Upgrade immediately.
  • Shareaholic is 100% compatible with WordPress 3.6! Yay!
  • Added close button to settings modals
  • Added “loading” image to modals
  • Added additional strings for localization
  • Localizations

  • Increased cURL timeout to prevent API timeouts
  • Namespaced Share Buttons CSS more so as to prevent potential conflicts with other plugins
  • Bugfix: Resolved issue where data-summary was not encoding correctly

  • Adjusted the “get started” screen so it’s visible on smaller screens
  • Bugfix: Fixed Share Buttons not rendering with certain settings
  • Bugfix: Site Name is now actually used at setup

  • Bugfix: Should fix most, if not all, lingering issues related to share buttons or related content not showing up!
  • Various performance improvements

  • New feature: You can now center, left AND right align your share buttons!
  • New feature: Added support for custom headers for share buttons! (How-To Instructions)
  • New feature: You can now on / off toggle the “More Options” share button
  • Various bug fixes and performance improvements
  • Cleaned up assets directory, as a result the plugin zip file is now a lot smaller
  • Added a check to ensure multiple versions of Shareaholic are not running at the same time on the same install
  • Bugfix: A host of fixes for the unresponsive “Edit Button” and “General Website Settings” button bug (If you’re still facing this issue, please contact us)

  • This is a big update based on a lot of user feedback!
  • For Facebook, sharers are now taken directly to Facebook
  • Fixed how Twitter and Facebook sharing work on mobile devices
  • Now access Share Button and Related Content settings without a (free) account, although it is highly encouraged

  • Several bug fixes, in addition to –
  • Huge update! The plugin has been completely re-written from the ground up to be faster, simpler to use
  • Choose from snazzy new Related Post themes
  • Related Posts now come mobile optimized and responsive out of the box – Shareaholic automagically determines how many Related Posts to show given how much screen width it is given
  • Customize your “You may also like” Related Posts text
  • Option to exclude any URL from Related Posts
  • Choose from new Share button themes! (including vertical share buttons!)
  • Additional URL shortener options
  • “Pages” now also have options to exclude Share Buttons, Recommendations
  • Addition of new shareaholic:language tag to improve related content and recommendations computation
  • Bugfix: Facebook Debugger will no longer show “Parser Mismatched Metadata” warnings
  • Bugfix: Page titles are now properly encoded
  • Bugfix: URL Shortener is now being set properly when upgrading from v6 or earlier
  • More robust curl function, more robust plugin
  • Show Related Posts data status

Great plugin!

By ADUpchurch on May 28, 2024

Year after year, this is one of if not the best plugin for social buttons.

Good Plugin!!!

By datasador on April 29, 2024

Best I have use!

Value Creator for generating quality audience

By rohitsinghvi2006 on April 27, 2024

Thank you for helping us.

Awesome tool to share content to social media

By adimasua on April 13, 2024

Great job. Awesome Tool, Impressive!

Great one

By luciangro on March 9, 2024

Great plugin, nice features

Super One

By raghavvijay on March 6, 2024

Really Smooth


By henrycavil on December 22, 2023

Very Useful, Im impressed!

Best Service

By abstractplumbing6 on October 30, 2023


Nice Plugin!

By Realwebcare (realwebcare) on September 20, 2023

I recommend this excellent plugin.


By laenneuno on September 12, 2023


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