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[WMTech] Social Share Privacy 1.1.6

Super-Responsive, Beautiful Buttons For Social Sharing Protecting Your Visitors From Being Tracked

Feature Summary

  • Greatly enhances the speed of your web site
  • Greatly improves the privacy of your visitors
  • Super-Responsive Buttons From Smartphone to Big Screen
  • Beautiful Buttons with Several Themes to Choose From
  • Flexibilty in Locations and Button Types
  • Supports Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Xing, WhatsApp, E-Mail and Info
  • Supports Almost All Locations in XenForo and Major Add-Ons
  • Easily Selectable New Location On Top of Threads And Pages
  • Optional Horizontal Placement of Buttons in Sidebar
  • Optional Global Disabling of Default XenForo Share Buttons
  • Support For Memcached Cache in Shariff Backend

Product Details

Social Share Privacy add-on enables your Xenforo web site to load the icons for social sharing web sites including the share counts from your local server.

This offers 2 advantages:

1.) Greatly enhances the speed of your web site
Due to the fact your visitors won't have to wait until code from external web sites has been loaded, the response of your web site will be much speedier and the load time of all your web pages will improve significantly.

2) Greatly improves the privacy of all your web site visitors data
If you open a web page containing buttons from services like Facebook, Twitter & Co., your visit will be tracked by them even if you don't click the button. If you are logged in at Facebook, that tracking information will even be linked to your real identity. Because almost all web sites contain such social share buttons, those networks are able to track you down over all web sites and to build complete browser histories of all their users.

If you load up your site with the original sharing buttons you’re — unwittingly perhaps — enabling those companies to track your visitors and also the general usage of your web site, even if your users don't use the buttons or even the social networks. You as a web site owner should act responsible and protect your visitors from it.

This add-on protects the privacy of your web site and your users by loading these buttons and share counts locally.

The buttons are very beautiful, flexible and super responsive! They look perfect no matter which browsing device the visitor uses.

There are many options for this add-on, including a selection of several themes (standard, grey and white), the exclusion of nodes where you do not want to display buttons, the ability to disable the display and caching of share counts, how often the share counts should be updated, several locations to choose from (also a custom location to be placed anywhere you like) and the selection of social networks to have buttons shown.

The following add-ons are known to be supported by this add-ons by default:
XenForo, XenForo Resource Manager, XenForo Media Gallery, sonnb XenXallery, Showcase, [bd] Widget Framework, CTA Featured Threads, XenMIG portal, XenZine Articles and all other add-ons using the default XenForo routines for their sharing buttons.

This add-on is based at code named "Shariff" created by Heise.de and used with permission.

Our Guarantee:
We guarantee that our add-ons are coded very carefully and thoughtfully by professional PHP, JS & MySQL programmers. The code is robust and written with performance and reliability in mind. It has been tested extensively before being released and can be used even at large forum installations.
We also guarantee that our add-on does NOT use and does NOT include any callbacks. It does not ever transfer any of your data to a foreign server!

Current Compatibility/Requirements:
This add-on is compatible with Xenforo 1.2.x (tested with XenForo 1.2.5) and XenForo 1.3.x (tested with XenForo 1.3.1), XenForo 1.4 (tested with 1.4.10) and XenForo 1.5 (tested with XenForo 1.5.0).
Sorry, this add-on cannot be installed at Xenforo 1.1.x or smaller.
This add-on needs PHP 5.4 to be able to be installed.

You can find detailled installation and update instructions for this add-on at our support forum:
[wmtech] Social Share Privacy - Installation, Upgrade & Usage Instructions | WebMachine Technologies - Quality Add-Ons and Plugins for XenForo

Available Options For Admin in Xenforo ACP:
In ACP under "Home > Options > [WMTech] - Social Share Privacy" you'll find:
  • Style For Share Buttons - (standard, grey, white)
  • Exclude Nodes - (no display of any share buttons)
  • Disable Font Awesome Call? - If you already have FA loaded at your web site
  • Disable Counts? - To disable the display of share counts on the buttons
  • Counts Cache TTL (sec) - How often the counts cache will be updated
  • BETA: Enable Memcached Cache Handling - Enables the Memcached cache option
  • Enabled Locations - 7 locations to choose from, even a custom location
  • Disable Default Buttons? - Disable XenForo default buttons globally
  • Horizontal Placement in Sidebar? - Activate horizontal buttons in sidebar
  • Enabled Services - currently 10 social sharing services to choose from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Xing, Reddit, WhatsApp, Mail, Info
  • Link to Information Page - The url your info page links to (if you like to display the "Info" button)

Instructions and Admin/User-Manual:
We care about our add-ons!
This is why you can find a manual and detailed instructions at our support site
[wmtech] Social Share Privacy - Installation, Upgrade & Usage Instructions | WebMachine Technologies - Quality Add-Ons and Plugins for XenForo

Language Options:
All our premium paid add-ons and most of our free add-ons include a language file for "Deutsch [Du]" (german) free of charge. Please note that the language file does not include translations for phrases used only in the Admin Control Panel (ACP).
We also provide a language file for translation as a free download here at our support site. Download and translate it into any language of your choice!

Branding/Copyright Notice Removal:
This add-on features a small copyright notice in the footer of your web site. The copyright can be removed for a payment of a small fee.


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