My Facebook Share Counter is Not Updating (Not Showing Values)

Facebook deploy a change inside their API on April 18th, 2019. Since that change all previous versions of plugin before 6.2 will not show share counter (or not update share counter) anymore unless you were using a token based method. What does this means to me? The latest Facebook API change also introduces new rules […]

Beginner Tutorial for Setting Up Easy Social Share Buttons for The First Time

Getting The Total Share Counter Value for a Post/Page

When a share counter is configured to display on site, all share values (including the total counter) are stored inside post meta details. You can use the last saved value and show it inside theme code. To receive the total number of shares you can use the following sample call: $total_count = get_post_meta($get_the_ID(), ‘essb_c_total’, true); […]

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How to Setup Custom Share URL for The Social Share Buttons

With Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress you can set a custom share URL. If such URL is provided the plugin will use it instead of the post/page address that is automatically assigned. Setup Custom Share URL for Entire Site The option will allow to setup a custom share URL that will be used on […]

Plugins is Using Too Much Memory/CPU on Server

A usual cause of such high CPU/resource usage is the WordPress ajax component (admin-ajax). That component is the only safe method to communicate with the site backend but it also may produce a high resource load. Optimization of that method is not provided in details by WordPress and WordPress itself manages the request and resources […]

My Share Counts Are Not Showing, Not Updating Or Not Accurate

Share counts are important for showing your social proof. In case you have a problem with their work here you may find the most common situations. 1. My Facebook counter is not showing values (or showing outdated values) Facebook has a share counter API rate access limit. That makes possible your site to make a […]

Facebook is showing the wrong image, title or description

How Facebook Reads & Stores Information Facebook has cache for information that will appear inside the share dialog when someone share a page from your site. Once the information is set in the cache the changes you put on site will appear after a few days (not immediately). To provides a tool Facebook Debugger that […]

How to Create an Automatic Share Buttons Display Method Using Existing Actions or Filters?

Introduction Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress has more than 30 automatic display methods included but that sometimes is not enough. To provide maximum flexibility we introduce the one of a kind integration menu for creating a custom display positions. The integration menu allows to create a display position for share buttons (like the build […]

How to Set up Post Vertical Float

 1. Go to Where to Display -> Positions and activate Post Vertical Float 2. Go to Position Settings (again under Where to Display) and find Post Vertical Float Set here the display of your post float. Choose a template and style for the buttons, whether to have counters or not, animation, etc. Under Live Style Preview section […]

Selecting Plugin Mode – Which Mode of Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress Should I Use?

What Does Plugin Mode in Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress? Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress is social media plugin for WordPress providing all must used functions for social media. No matter your are a novice or pro we have the exact plugin mode that will work for you. Using plugin modes you can easy […]

Social Followers Counter: How to Setup

Activate Usage of Followers Counter and Network Setup STEP 1 Go to Social Follow & Chat -> Social Followers Counter: Settings and activate the Followers Counter. This will make all the Followers counter settings display on your panel. Then go through the settings and configure the Followers Counter: I will not use Followers Counter widget – activate this option […]

How to Test and Fix Facebook Sharing Wrong Information Using Facebook Open Graph Debugger?

Facebook Debugger is service that allows you to check what information Facebook gets from each page on your site. When you go to paste the URL of the page which share information you want to check and customize. Then press Debug button and you will see what Facebook takes from your page content information. [...]

System Status – Diagnose Most Common Server Setup Issues

System Status Tool System Status is Easy Social Share Buttons’ tool that displays data for main server settings. These settings are very important for some of the features of Easy social Share Buttons. The tool displays list with settings and compares them with the recommended settings required for the optimal work of our plugin. It is […]