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This plugin will add a configurable widget to display social media icons in your widget area(s). Icons are 32×32, squared edges, and display inline.

Supported social media links include:

  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest
  • RSS

Available Languages

  • English (en_US)
  • Serbo-Croatian (sr_RS) – Borisa Djuraskovic at (


A change has been made to the social profile links if you are upgrading this plugin from a version prior to 1.0. The Social Media URLs are managed from a new area in the WordPress admin and will require you to enter your URLs again.


  • Image sprite for the social media icons possible to display when using the widget created by this plugin.
  • The widget configuration panel under Settings > Simple Social Widget.


  1. Upload ‘simple-social-widget’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Configure your social media connections under Settings > Simple Social Widget. Add absolute path(s) to the desired social media sites. (If the input field is left blank, the icon will not appear on the website)

Using the Widget:
1. Activate and configure the Plugin
2. Navigate to your widgets control panel
3. Add the ‘Custom – Simple Social Widget’ to a widget area and add give it a title

Using the Shortcode:
1. Activate and configure the Plugin
2. Use the shortcode [simple-social-widget]


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“SimpleConnectWidget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Testing for WordPress 4.5.1
  • Added translation for Serbia-Croation language. Thanks to Borisa Djuraskovic for the translation!


  • Added support for translation
  • Testing for WordPress 4.0.1


  • Changed URLs to be set in a global configurations page for the plugin.
  • You will need to update your URLs in the new settings page. Settings > Simple Social Widget
  • Added shortcode : [simple-social-widget]


  • update image sprite


  • added Pinterest
  • Support for WP v3.4.1


  • added YouTube


  • update for stable release


  • minor fixes tweaks
  • fix css linked path


  • Plugin Created