Send link to friend WordPress plugin

Send link to friend WordPress plugin will create a simple form in the website to send the URL. If the user thought the content is useful to their friend, they can use this form to send the URL instead of copy and paste the URL into email. This form have the option to enter the email address and small description text box. the URL of the page automatically added into the email. also we have Google reCaptcha option in the form to protect the spam mails. there are three ways to implement the form into the website. This plugin uses WP Ajax to submit the form.

Feature of the plugin

  • Simple to use.
  • Admin option to choose which page this plugin should display.
  • Easy style override.
  • Ajax, so no page refresh.
  • Google reCaptcha to avoid spam.

Plugin live demo screen available in this page. You may also be interested in Tell A Friend popup WordPress plugin.

Live demo screen

Send Link to Friend WordPress plugin

Installation instruction

Method 1

  • Download the plugin Send-link-to-friend.zip from download location.
  • Unpack the Send-link-to-friend.zip file
  • Extract the /Send-link-to-friend/ folder.
  • Drop the plugin folder into your wp-content/plugins folder.
  • In WordPress administration panels, click on plugin from the menu.
  • You should see your new send link to friend plugin listed.
  • To turn the WordPress plugin on, click activate.

Method 2

  • Go to Add New menu under Plugins tab in your word-press admin.
  • Search Send link to friend plugin using search option.
  • Find the plugin and click Install Now link.
  • Finally click activate plugin link to activate the plugin.

Method 3

  • Download the plugin Send-link-to-friend.zip from download location.
  • Go to Add New menu under Plugins tab in your WordPress admin.
  • Select upload link (top link menu).
  • Upload the available Send-link-to-friend.zip file and click Install Now.
  • Finally click activate plugin link to activate the plugin.

Plugin configuration

Drag and Drop the Widget : Go to widget page under Appearance tab, Drag and drop Send link to friend widget into your side bar.

Add directly in the theme : Use this code to add the widget to your theme files.

<?php if (function_exists ('gSendtofriend')) gSendtofriend(); ?>

Short code for pages and posts: use the given short code in your posts and pages.

Short code: [send-link-to-friend]

Admin page

In your WordPress administrator section go to Settings menu and select Send Link to Friend menu to configure this plugin.

Send Link to Friend WordPress plugin

Frequently asked questions

Q1. What is Display Option?

Display option is to Enable/Disable the plugin form in the front end. If you select No to home page, then the form will not display in your website home page and display all other pages.

Q2. Where to set the from name and from email?

Go to your dashboard section and go to Settings menu and select Send Link to Friend menu to configure the mail setting of this plugin.

Q3. What is reCaptcha and how to generate the Site Key and Secret Key?

https://developers.google.com/recaptcha

Q4. How to modify the successful message in the form submission?

Go to your dashboard section and go to Settings menu and select Send Link to Friend menu, in this click Message tab to update the successful message.

Download location

http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2012/06/23/send-link-to-friend-wordpress-plugin-download-link/

Plugin official page

http://www.gopiplus.com/work/2010/07/18/send-link-to-friend/