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Social: Like Actions (

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Social: Like Actions is a Plone package (add-on) providing simple social networks integration for Plone Content Types.

This package ships with plugins for the following networks:

  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp (mobile only)

Mostly Harmless

Got an idea? Found a bug? Let us know by opening a support ticket.

Don't Panic


To enable this product in a buildout-based installation:

  1. Edit your buildout.cfg and add to the list of eggs to install:

    eggs =

After updating the configuration you need to run ''bin/buildout'', which will take care of updating your system.

Go to the 'Site Setup' page in a Plone site and click on the 'Add-ons' link.

Check the box next to Social: Like Actions and click the 'Activate' button.


You may have to empty your browser cache and save your resource registries in order to see the effects of the product installation.


Go to the 'Site Setup' page in the Plone interface and click on the 'Social Like' link -- under Add-on Configuration.

There you can configure how Social: Like Actions will behave, which actions will be displayed and for which content types.

Privacy and cookies

Social networks and privacy togheter is a thorny argument, let say that social media widget commonly tracks user actions and add 3rd party cookies.

If privacy is something you must care about (for example: if you need to take care of the European Cookie Law) provide a "Do not track users" option. When enabled, social media widget are rendered as simple HTML links at the expense of features and user experience.

This product is also respecting the Do Not Track browser user's preference. If the user configured his browser for beeing not tracked, social media will be rendered as the "Severe privacy" settings is enabled.

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