phpBB Extension - tas2580 Social Media Buttons

Displays social media buttons at topic pages and at the forum index. The number of shares is retrieved from the server to protect the privacy.

phpbb, extension, social, topics, facebook, twitter, google, linkedin, socialmedia

Authors of extension

  • tas2580 tas2580
    Role: Developer
    E-Mail: mail (at)

Install Extension

Install in ACP

Use our Install tool to install this Extension. Navigate to "CUSTOMISE - Install extensions" in the ACP of your forum and search for tas2580 Social Media Buttons and click the install button.

Manual install

Download the archive of the extension from here and unpack it. Copy then the entire contents of the archive to your phpBB forum to /ext/tas2580/socialbuttons, maybe you need to remove "_master" from the extracted folder. Now go into the admin area of the forum and chose the tab Customize, in the area Manage extensions is you now the extension tas2580 Social Media Buttons displayed under the disable extensions. Click behind the extension on the link Enable to activate the extension. After you have confirmed the action the extension is available in your forum.

Read me

phpBB 3.1 - Social Media Buttons

This is an extension for the phpBB forums software. You need an instalation of phpBB 3.1.x to use this.


Adds Social Media Buttons on each thread. To protect the privacy of the users, requestets at the Social Media platforms will be made by the web server. The data will be cached to avoid too many requests. You can choose between 10 different styles for the buttons.

Supported Platforms:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Linkedin


To install this extension download it from here and upload the files in your forum under /ext/tas2580/socialbuttons. After that go to the Admin panel of your forum and navigate in to Customise -> Extension Management -> Extensions. Search this extension in the list of extensions and click on Enable.


You can get support for this extension on or in german on For more informations look at my Website.

Help to translate

If you use the extension in your forum and translated it therefor in your language, it would be nice if you would send me a pull request. Also it may be that existing translations after uptates of the extensions are incomplete. So you can help me if you complete or correct existing language files.


GNU General Public License v2

Automated Testing

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Last updated: 29. July 2018 22:37:12

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