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Social Handles


The Social Handles plugin allows you to quickly replace social handles with links to their respective profiles.


  • Replace handles for Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Twitter hashtags, and WordPress.
  • Easy Installation. Simply install the plugin and your handles will be replaced.
  • Easy shorthand. @username for Twitter. yt@username for YouTube. fb@pagename for Facebook. wp@username for WordPress. #hashtag for Twitter Hashtags.
  • Integrates with site’s current link styling.
  • Use as many social handles on a page as you like.


  • Use the easy shorthand with your social handles in your content.
  • On the front end, the shorthand converts your handles into links to your respective social profiles.


  1. Upload social-handles.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress


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