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VKontakte Share Button


VKontakte Share Button plugin brings powerful way to add VKontakte share button for you posts and pages.

It supports all functions of VKontakte API and easy customizable:

  • You can choose one of seven button appearance types include custom
  • Place button on posts, pages and frontpage at will
  • Select location of button: before or after content, on the left or right
  • Exclude pages and posts by ID which should stay without buttons
  • Choose description of content: forepart of post/page or global description for all site
  • Can be used description from meta tag description
  • Use your own site logo image specifying link or with meta tag image-src

You can use the shortcode [vk-share-button].

Also can be used PHP code in your template:

<?php if (class_exists('VKShareButton'))
              $VKShareButton = new VKShareButton();
          echo $VKShareButton->the_button() ?>


  • Settings page
  • Settings page in Russian
  • Button types examples
  • Share Button in action


  1. Upload to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Unzip it
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress
  4. Use the Settings->VK Share Button page to change your plugin options.


How can I use custom button type?

Just select custom button type and write html code in Text on button field.

Can I translate plugin to my language

Sure! Remember to send .mo and .po files to me through Contact Form

How can I request that you improve or add a feature?

Visit plugin page on my site and use contact form or post a comment.

How to find page or post ID?

At Dashboard go to Pages or Posts. Mouse over the link of any post/page and look at URL.


ID of this post is 3

I am using shortcode but button looks strange

VKontakte share button are formed as a table, so sometimes CSS of your current theme can adds paddings or borders between parts of button.
To fix this you should cover [vk-share-button] shortcode with div or span and use special class style vk-button, eg

<div class="vk-button"> [vk-share-button] </div>
How to resolve the positional conflict with the TweetMeme plugin

Simple. Add clear: right; property to TweetMeme CSS.


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Contributors & Developers

“VKontakte Share Button” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Пофиксен баг при выполнении javascript’a кнопки, возникающий из-за «лишней» запятой.

  • Устанен баг «expected identifier string or number», возникающий в IE при разрешении дополнительного API-запроса. Николай, спасибо!

  • Перевод страницы настроек плагина на украинский выполнен Юрком Червоным

  • Теперь кнопку можно размещать на страницах архивов категорий, меток, авторов и страницы поиска

  • Custom CSS

  • Now you can enable the buttons on the frontpage
  • Auto description length is customizable

  • Fixed bug with three dots instead of the description in Auto mode.

  • Now you can use shorcode [vk-share-button]

  • Excluding pages and posts by ID
  • Three dots at the end of long auto descriprion

  • CSS fix for button structure
  • Tested on WP 3.0-beta2-14576

  • First public release