This is the simple plugin can be used to get the number of social shares. With this plugin, following can tracked:

  • Tweets
  • Facebook Shares
  • Facebook Likes
  • Google +1’s
  • LinkedIn Shares
  • Pinterest Pinned
  • Delicious Posts
  • Stumble Upon Views

Documentation


Requirements:

  • ExpressionEngine 2.6+
  • PHP 5.2+

Installation guide:

Unzip and upload “social_share_count” into “system/expressionengine/third_party/”


Parameters:

url: [Default: Current page URL] URL of which social counts will be fetched. If this parameter isn’t given, current page URL will be taken.


Below are the tags for getting social counts:

Tweets:

{exp:social_share_count:tweets url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get tweets of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:tweets}

Facebook Likes:

{exp:social_share_count:fb_likes url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get Facebook likes of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:fb_likes}

Facebook Shares:

{exp:social_share_count:fb_shares url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get Facebook shares of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:fb_shares}

Google +1’s:

{exp:social_share_count:plusone url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get Google +1’s of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:plusone}

Linkedin Shares:

{exp:social_share_count:linkedin url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get Linkedin shares of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:linkedin}

Pinterest Pinned:

{exp:social_share_count:pinterest url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}
### To get Pinterest pinned of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:pinterest}

Delicious Posts:

{exp:social_share_count:delicious_posts url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}

### To get Delicious Posts of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:delicious_posts}

Stumble Upon Views:

{exp:social_share_count:stumbleupon_views url=“http://www.yoursite.com”}

### To get Stumble Upon Views of current page ###
{exp:social_share_count:stumbleupon_views}

Please Note: In future, APIs for getting counts can be updated. In that case, plugin may not work and need to be updated according to APIs.