Async Social Sharing

Version: 1.8.1

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Simple social sharing plugin that loads the third-party scripts asynchronously and after the page loads to improve site performance. The plugin provides settings to load any of the following sharing widgets: Twitter Facebook Google+ Linkedin Hacker News Available display options include ability to display the sharing widgets on above or below content on pages, specific custom post types or blog and archive pages. Why is Asynchronous script loading better? Asynchronous loading allows multiple files to load parallel to each other. Instead of having to wait for Twitter to respond with their script, the browser moves on and starts fetching the next request. Dependencies WordPress 3.5+ Content worth sharing Contributors Welcome Submit a pull request on Github Upcoming Versions Wishlist Allow re-arranging of social widgets Credits Inspired by Stoyan Stefanov’s blog post “Social Button BFFs” HackerNews button code by Ilya Grigorik Author Rachel Baker 1.8.1 Fixed bug where plugin would cause a fatal error for PHP 5.2 and under by changing class initialization process. Added minor style fix for Facebook sharing widget alignment. 1.8.0 Added async_social_display() function to be used as a template tag to output the social sharing widgets anywhere theme developers desire within the loop. Added option to allow site administrators to enter their Facebook Application ID. Added option allowing site administrators to choose if the social sharing widgets...

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  • Minimal impact on memory usage
  • Minimal impact on pagespeed
  • No PHP errors, warning, notices
  • No Javascript issues
  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Latest WordPress 5.2.4 compatible
  • Optimized database footprint
  • No activation errors
  • No resource errors
  • Frequently updated
  • No problems were detected during tests.
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Memory Usage Memory Usage

  • Average memory usage is -1.18 KB
  • This is less than 99% plugins

Page Speed Page Speed

  • Average page loading time is increased by 0.02s
  • This is faster than 99% plugins

Page Tests (after activation)

Memory Usage Async Social Sharing Options

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/options-general.php?page=async-social-sharing%2Fasync-share.php
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.24s
  • Memory Usage: 0.45 MB

Memory Usage Plugins Page

  • Page URL: /wp-admin/plugins.php?plugin_status=all&paged=1&s
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.3s
  • Memory Usage: 0.44 MB

Memory Usage Front Page

  • Page URL: /
  • HTTP Status: 200
  • Loading Time: 0.2s
  • Memory Usage: 0.41 MB

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5

Ease of Use

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5

Quality of Support

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5

Value for Money

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Change

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+ 0.02s
/(front page)
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
- 0s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 0.07s
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 0.1s
/wp-admin/index.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/media-new.php
- 0.03s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 0.02s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 0.04s
/wp-admin/post-new.php
- 0.27s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 0.11s
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 0.32s

Memory Usage Memory Usage Benchmark

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  • After plugin activation

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Change

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- 1.18KB
/ (front page)
- 7.46KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php
+ 1.56KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
+ 1.78KB
/wp-admin/edit.php
+ 1.78KB
/wp-admin/index.php
+ 1.78KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php
+ 1.66KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php
+ 1.7KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php
- 10.11KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php
+ 2.52KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
+ 1.6KB
/wp-admin/upload.php
+ 1.56KB

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  • The plugin has not been updated in the last 90 days.
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PHP Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin has not been properly activated on PHP 7.2.16. It may not work.
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WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.2.4.
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Ease of Use
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Quality of Support
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Value for Money
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Features
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  24 Jan, 2020

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5/5
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Customer Support
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