Nice Likes

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Add a simple and intuitive "liking" functionality to your WordPress site.

Author:NiceThemes (profile at
WordPress version required:3.6
WordPress version tested:4.9.15
Plugin version:1.0.8
Added to WordPress repository:09-08-2016
Last updated:29-06-2020
Rating, %:94
Rated by:6
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Total downloads:8 244
Active installs:700+
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A simple and customizable Likes plugin for your website’s content

Nice Likes easily adds likes functionality to your website without requiring you to write a single line of code, while offering a lot of possibilities for developers to extend its functionality. You can make use of likes natively or add them with a template tag (PHP function).

This plugin is fully integrated with WordPress. It makes use of its native architecture to show likes for your content, and includes a huge set of hooks, so you can customize it in any way you need.

Nice Likes works right out of the box with any theme.

General Features

  • Selectively add a Like button to your posts, pages, archives and custom post types.
  • Update likes count without reloading the page.
  • Available for logged and non-logged users.
  • Dislike previously liked entries.
  • Powerful and intuitive options page.
  • Compatible with all themes.
  • Available as shortcode to include inside your post content.
  • Available as template tag (PHP function) to include in your own templates.
  • Optionally disable functionality without deactivating the plugin.
  • Exclude likes from posts and pages by ID.
  • Customizable texts.

Comprehensive settings page

Define how your likes will be displayed without having to code with our intuitive settings page. Select where your likes are gonna show and which texts will be used through a complete set of options.

Template tag

Use our nice_likes() PHP function to show likes anywhere you want.

Developer friendly

Nice Likes is developed following the WordPress Coding Standards. It relies on the native templating architecture of WordPress, and includes a huge set of hooks and pluggable functions and classes, so you can customize it in any way you need.