Subscribe / Connect / Follow Widget

Latest version: 1.0 (Updated 2015-04-24)
Features | Screenshots | Download | Installation | Credits | Feedback | Donate

Subscribe / Connect / Follow widget for WordPress displays image links (icon buttons) to various subscription services and social networking sites in the blog’s sidebar (or in any widget holder).

Features and notes

  • More 40 services supported
  • Output format for the links can be one of these five:
    1. 32px images (default)
    2. 24px images
    3. 16px images
    4. text links with image
    5. text links
  • Other widget options include
    • Widget title
    • Option to select an alignment for images
    • Option to open the links in new window
    • Option to specify the number of items (New in 1.0)
  • Multiple instances of the widget can be had at the same time
  • Uses WP_Widget class

Screenshots


Click on a thumbnail for the larger image.

Download

The latest version of the plugin can be downloaded from the WordPress plugin repository. (changelog)

Latest version can also be downloaded from GitHub.

Released for free under the GPL.

Installation

Method 1

  1. Go to Plugins -> Add New in your WordPress admin area
  2. Type ‘subscribe connect follow widget’ in the search box available and hit the ‘Enter’ key
  3. Locate the ‘Subscribe / Connect / Follow Widget’ plugin authored by Srini G, and click ‘Install Now’

Method 2

  1. Dowload the latest version of the plugin from WordPress plugin directory
  2. Go to Plugins -> Add New in your WordPress admin area
  3. Click on the ‘Upload Plugin’ button at the top, near ‘Add Plugins’
  4. Browse and select the zip file you just downloaded, and click ‘Install Now’

Method 3

  1. Dowload the latest version of the plugin from WordPress plugin directory
  2. Extract the zip file
  3. Using a FTP client or something similar, upload the subscribe-connect-follow-widget directory to the ~/wp-content/plugins/ directory of your WordPress installation.

After installation, the plugin can be activated from Plugins -> Installed Plugins in your WordPress admin area. Once activated, the widget can be found and added from the Widgets menu.

Supported services and social sites

  1. Behance (New in 1.0)
  2. Blogger Blog
  3. Delicious
  4. Diaspora
  5. Digg
  6. deviantART
  7. Dribbble
  8. Email (New in 1.0)
  9. Etsy
  10. Facebook
  11. Feedburner Email Subscription
  12. Feedburner Feed
  13. Flickr
  14. Foursquare (New in 1.0)
  15. FriendFeed
  16. GitHub
  17. Goodreads
  18. Google Profile
  19. Google Plus
  20. identi.ca
  21. Instagram
  22. Last.fm
  23. LinkedIn
  24. Myspace
  25. Picasa Web Albums
  26. Pinterest
  27. Podcast
  28. Posterous
  29. Quora
  30. reddit
  31. RSS Feed
  32. RSS Feed for Posts
  33. RSS Feed for Comments
  34. Skype (New in 1.0)
  35. Slashdot
  36. SlideShare
  37. SoundCloud
  38. StumbleUpon
  39. Technorati
  40. Tumblr
  41. Twitter
  42. Vimeo
  43. WordPress.org Profiles
  44. WordPress.com Blog
  45. XING
  46. YouTube

Credits

Feedback

Need support? Have a question? Please post your question at the WordPress support forum.

You can also provide feedback by writing a review about the plugin.

If you enjoy using the plugin, you can contribute back by making a donation. Any amount thankfully accepted.