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WP Socializer wordpress plugin resources analysis

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Name WP Socializer
Author Aakash Chakravarthy
Rating 84
Last updated 2014-01-25 08:24:00
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Home page

Delta: -1%

Post page

Delta: -3%
WP Socializer plugin has small negative impact on PageSpeed score.

Home page PageSpeed score has been degraded by 1%, while Post page PageSpeed score has been degraded by 3%

WP Socializer plugin added 498 kB of resources to the Home page and 1296 kB of resources to the sample Post page.

WP Socializer plugin added 5 new host(s) to the Home page and 12 new host(s) to the sample Post page.

Great! WP Socializer plugin ads no tables to your Wordpress blog database.

WP Socializer is an advanced plugin for inserting all kinds of Social bookmarking & sharing buttons. It has super cool features to insert the buttons into posts, sidebar. It also has Floating sharebar.

Check out the LIVE DEMO of the plugin

[ Note: v2.4.9.8 is a recommended update which fixes various issues. Please update to it for perfect working ]

New features and bug fixes in v2.4.9.8

  • (NEW) Social button site (VKontakte) (now contains 108 social bookmarking buttons)
  • Sharethis code fix.
  • Sharethis twitter handle fix.
  • Pinterest alignment fix.
  • Social buttons url encoding fix.
  • Facebook button code updated (support for share button).
  • (NEW) Facebook like button for different languages.
  • Google plus button code updated

Notable features

  • Insert all kinds of social buttons in posts & pages.
  • Floating share bar (both horizontal & vertical - with left side and right side float support)
  • Faster and Optimized loading with Smart load feature.
  • Has Shortcodes for all buttons.
  • Widgets for inserting FB like box & G+ badges in sidebar.
  • Template functions are available for advanced placements.
  • (NEW) Floating sharebar now optimized for mobile devices also.


Future of WP Socializer

Planned for a complete change in the plugin with simple UI, more buttons and features (may be in v2.5). Hoping to see it in action.

Buttons available

Using WP Socializer, you can insert all these buttons into your site. These buttons can be inserted easily in any desired way. There is no fixed way as other plugins do.

108 Social bookmarking buttons (in both 16px and 32px) - Demo, Addthis, Sharethis, Facebook like, Google +1, Pinterest, 3 Kinds of Retweet and all kinds of Digg, LinkedIn, Reddit & StumbleUpon buttons

Social Share bar

Sharebar is one of the coolest feature of the plugin. There are two modes. Demo

  • Vertical mode
  • Horizontal mode (both left and right side support)

Smart Load

The button scripts can be loaded in a Smart manner increasing page speed and performance. The below video describes it.


WP Socializer uses the shortcodes feature in a full fledged manner to produce Social buttons whenever needed in posts and pages. Check out the complete working of the Shortcodes feature in this page


Social widgets can also be added easily without any external individual plugins, thus making the plugin all-in-one.

Social Bookmarking buttons

There are whole lot of Social bookmarking buttons avaialble in WP Socializer, which can be used in many possible ways. They can be rearranged and used as required by the theme. This page demonstrates the complete working.

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More changes listed in Changelog

Reference links

For more information on the plugin, you can use the below links.


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