This script will get number of shares of a post url from usual social networks and return the information as JSON.

Social networks

Currently:

  • Facebook’s likes and shares
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn’s shares
  • Google plus’ shares

Usage

(You are free to put it anywhere you want if you know how to access it by url, of course.)

  • Drop the file getShares.php in your wordpress main directory, next to wp-config.php file.
  • Call the file by url, per example: http://yoursite.com/getShares.php

Parameters

By default, the script return the last seven days posts, sorted by date of publication (by wordpress) and displayed in a table.
You can override this with parameters:

example: http://yoursite.com/getShares.php?days=1&sort=most&view=json

The script will return posts from the last day, sorted by shares count and in JSON format.

The link

https://gist.github.com/Cog-g/8284663

Todo

  • Add a parameter to get result for only one specific url.

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