Async Social Sharing

Version: 1.8.1

Version : 1.8.1

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widgets, social networks, performance Requires at least: 3.5 Tested up to: 3.9.1 Stable tag: 1.8.1 License: GPLv3 or later License URI: http://www.

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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 pagespeed Learn more how we collect the data
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  • Latest PHP 7.2.16 compatible Learn more how we collect the data
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About Async Social Sharing

Description

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....

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Performance

Memory Usage

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

Page Speed

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

Speed Test Benchmark

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
+ 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

  • Before plugin activation
  • After plugin activation

Pages

Benchmark

Change

Average Change
- 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

User Rating of Async Social Sharing from WP Hive Users

5

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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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5

Features

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WP-Options

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

WordPress Compatibility Issue

  • The plugin may not be fully compatible with WordPress 5.2.4.

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  • This plugin has 1 JavaScript errors.

Frequently Updated

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

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