Top Social Stories Plugin and Widget

With this plugin you can easily track how many daily social interactions you have on these social networks: FACEBOOK, TWITTER, GOOGLE+, LINKEDIN, PINTEREST, VK

Top social stories” are your best posts, the most shared on social networks. This plugin gives you a social metrics tool to analyze and discover your most viral posts: you can see statistics about how many Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Pinterest, Linkedin and Vkontakte interactions you have every day for each post, each author and globally for all your site.

Are you using social share buttons? You need this plugin!

If you use social plugins for sharing contents on Facebook, Google+ or Twitter or Pinterest or Linkedin or Vkontakte or if you use the Facebook comments under your WordPress blog posts, you should install this plugin, to save and monitor social interactions data. It’s time for social metrics!
This plugin collects social data (without slowing down your site!) and shows you which of your posts and authors are most popular based on how many times each post has been shared on various social networks.

Ranks for today and for a period

Top Social Stories Plugin grabs the total share count from Facebook (facebook like + share + comments), number of Google +1s and grabs the number of times your links are twitted on Twitter, pinned on Pinterest and liked on Linkedin and russian Vkontakte social, for each post of your blog every day.

Export data to custom fields, widget and shortcodes

Data are saved in database and can be exported as custom fields linked to each post (which you can use in your theme to easily show social counters).
Social data, daily, are used to create ranks of your Top Social Stories and your Top Authors. These ranks can be added to your siderbars throught widgets and can be used inside posts with shortcodes (this allows you to create a “popular post page” with top authors and top posts for a specified period.

Watch some examples, demonstrsations:

The plugin and the widget have a lot of parameters to customize your ranks and get useful top stories and author lists as made on Smartweek.it and Dailybest.it.

 

Features

  • works also for custom post types
  • easy to read stats on a period, with trends (which post is going viral, which is going down)
  • daily stats with trends, and stats over a period
  • save historical data for each post and draw line chart for social interactions both globally (all posts) and for each single post
  • show authors rank for a period and for today, who is your best author?
  • ranks for authors, both widget and shortcode
  • customize the widget to show/hide total count number
  • customize the widget to show/hide featured images
  • customize the widget to force include of posts (if you have paid content to push)
  • customize the widget to optionally add automatically a tag to posts that enter a rank
  • export data to custom fields to show counters inside your theme with php! export both counters for posts and authors!
  • multilingual ready, with italian, german and english translations, make your tranlations and send it to me to spread it globally
  • email alerts for sending notice to authors when there posts pass a specific level of share