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AddMySite Plugin for WordPress

[ AddMySite ] The AddMySite (AMS) plugin for WordPress makes it easy for your visitors to add your site and feed to all of their favorite social-bookmarking services. Share instantly with awesome sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and Twitter. With a few clicks, users can quickly bookmark or add your site to over 20 popular social bookmarking services. It’s like a dream come true for simple social-media sharing. Simple, fast, and easy :)

Update: Project Completion

It’s been a great run! With over 9,000 downloads and 15 plugin updates, the AddMySite project was educational, rewarding, and hopefully useful. But all earthly things must come to an end, so I will be discontinuing support and development of AddMySite as of March 3rd, 2018. The final version of the plugin will remain available for reference purposes.

Installation/Usage

  1. Upload plugin to plugins directory and activate.
  2. Visit Appearance > Widgets to enable and customize the AMS widget.
  3. Enjoy! ;)

Screenshots

Here are a couple of screenshots of AddMySite:

Download

Note: this is the final version of the plugin. Updates and support are discontinued as of March 3rd, 2018.

WP Plugin - AddMySite Version 20171019 final (5KB zip)

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61 responses to “AddMySite Plugin for WordPress”

  1. Jeff,
    Just wanted to say Thank You for the lengthy reply.
    I believe it’s all clear now.
    Best,
    Andre

  2. Kathie M. Thomas 2007/04/19 5:23 am

    I believe I’ve done what I’m supposed to, i.e. edited the variables and then uploaded the plugin but when I went to activate it I got thise error:
    Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_CONSTANT_ENCAPSED_STRING, expecting T_VARIABLE or ‘$’ in /home/soholif/public_html/blog/wp-content/plugins/AddMySite.php on line 110

    What have I done wrong?

  3. Jeff Starr
    Perishable 2007/04/22 8:55 am

    Kathie,
    The specified parse error indicates missing characters and/or incorrect syntax. My advice? Uninstall the file, download a fresh copy, and try again. Be very careful when editing the variables — PHP is hyper-sensitive when it comes to proper syntax.
    Jeff

  4. Awesome plugin. Thanks much.

  5. I was curious how easy would it be to convert this script to work on my gaming site?

  6. Jeff Starr
    Perishable 2007/05/01 7:34 am

    Is it safe to assume that your gaming site is a non-WordPress site?

  7. Tyler Hauser 2007/05/10 4:30 pm

    I would really like to try out this plugin but whenever I try to download it I get this…

    WordPress database error: [Got error -1 from storage engine]
    SELECT DISTINCT * FROM wp_posts LEFT JOIN wp_post2cat ON (wp_posts.ID = wp_post2cat.post_id) WHERE 1=1 AND post_date_gmt <= '2007-05-10 23:27:59' AND (post_status = "publish") AND post_status != "attachment" AND category_id <> 26 GROUP BY wp_posts.ID ORDER BY post_date DESC LIMIT 0, 11

    Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at .../press/wp-includes/wp-db.php:104) in .../press/download-manager.php on line 19

    Warning: Cannot modify header information - headers already sent by (output started at .../press/wp-includes/wp-db.php:104) in .../press/download-manager.php on line 20

    I’m using Safari on my iMac G4 running OS 10.4.9. Something I’m doing wrong?

  8. Tyler Hauser 2007/05/10 5:12 pm

    Now I’m having quite the time simply viewing your site, so sorry about the double post.

  9. Jeff Starr
    Perishable 2007/05/10 8:20 pm

    I am completely baffled by the error message — never seen or heard of it before.. unfortunately, i am unable to spend any time investigating until early next week. in the meantime, I have taken the liberty of sending you the zipped copy of AddMySite via email. Thank you for taking the time to share this information.

  10. I like the concept, but from my tests it appears that I can only add my site (as the name would imply) and not my post, correct? If not, then how can I have visitors add a particular post to whatever community they wanted?

  11. Jeff Starr

    Mark,

    There are many options for sharing posts with the various bookmarking services. I would recommend Alex King’s Share This plugin. There is also the excellent addthis.com service, which does all the dirty work for you! As soon as I find the extra time, I plan to add "individual-post-adding" functionality to the AddMySite plugin, along with several other nifty improvements. Cheers!

  12. I think I’ve read something simillar a few days ago. I don’t remember where, might have been on digg.com or slashdot.

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