DX Share Selection

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This plugin allows users to share and search selected text from their WordPress site. It displays a popup above the selected text with links to share or search the text. The plugin also acts as a social bookmarking button and can integrate with WP Socializer plugin. *This overview was generated by AI. We can't guarantee it's accuracy and may not be an accurate representation of what the plugin actually does.

This is a fork of WP Selected Text Sharer which hasn’t been maintained for a few years.

Allows you to share/search selected text from your site – select a snippet, search for it or share it to popular social networks. A small popup is displayed above the selected text which contains links to share/search selected text.


  • When a user selects a text snippet in a page or post of your site, a popup is displayed. When that quote is tweeted (or shared in another social network), the selected Quote and the link to that blog post is also shared in the following network. Hence increasing site visibility.

  • Search engines (Your site’s search / Google adsense search / Yahoo search etc …) can also be added to the popup.

  • Apart from sharing texts only, this plugin also acts like a social bookmarking button.


  • Lightweight, 4KB jquery plugin is required.
  • Various color/style and option arguments.
  • Automatic selected text truncation for Twitter.
  • Shorten the post link using Bitly.
  • Load the scripts either in header or footer.
  • Simple and light interface.
  • Template system for adding links to the popup.
  • No knowledge of coding required.
  • Integration with WP Socializer plugin


Core jQuery plugin, original WP Selected Text Sharer plugin by Aakash Chakravarthy (vaakash)

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