ShareQuote is a simple WordPress plugin that allows you to highlight important content from your posts or pages and adds simple social sharing links beneath the highlighted content.
At the moment the plugin is very lightweight and was developed as a proof-of-concept more than a commercial enterprise. Driven by a client request, I took the opportunity to build a useful plugin which other people can hopefully benefit from, too.
At the moment it’s available on GitHub and will hopefully appear in the WordPress repository soon.
While this plugin is small and was developed in the space of a couple of hours, I’m looking forward to extending it. At the moment my plans include:
- Adding multiple styles, with easy backend style switcher.
- Adding the ability to add your Twitter handle to the sharing link, with “via @craigsimps”.
- Adding a greater selection of social sharing links, with the ability to enable or disable selectively.
- Add a Gutenberg block.
I’d also like to expand my knowledge of Unit and Integration testing, and development of this plugin gives me the opportunity to write some simple tests, and continue to add tests as I add features.