DB Share Count

Social share buttons with count

Author:Nathan Webb (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:4.0
WordPress version tested:4.8.15
Plugin version:0.2.3
Added to WordPress repository:28-11-2016
Last updated:28-06-2020
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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Plugin URI:https://github.com/Crasily/db_share_count
Total downloads:619
Active installs:10+
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DB Social Share count has been designed to be a simple and effective social share counter. We needed a solution when migrating to https, as the old share counts weren’t visible anymore. DB Social Share count solved this problem.

See it in action at Go Science Kids

With DB Share Count, you can:

  • add share buttons to your site
  • display your social share count on each post
  • only show share counts above some amount – so small shares don’t look so bad!


  • Share with Facebook, Stumbleupon, Pinterest, Twitter and Google+
  • Accurate – recover your share count by combining http and https share counts
  • Fast – the results are cached so the share icons load straight away

DB Share Count is a free and open wordpress plugin. Twitter shares are provided
by the free service newsharecounts.com.