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GD LinkedIn Badge


This plugin adds simple widget that will display a badge with a description and a link to a LinkedIn public profile page. Plugin fully supports new Widget model introduced in WordPress 2.8 and allows multiple instances.

Includes several translations: English, Serbian, Lithuanian, French, Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Danish, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Slovak.
More details about translations in the languages.txt file.

Important URL’s

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Here is the list of all configuration options:
* Title:
The title of the widget.
* Text:
Used for ALT for a LinkedIn image.
* Description:
Text above the LinkedIn badge.
* LinkedIn URL:
Url to a LinkedIn public profile page
* URL Target:
Used in the link for target attribute.
* Alignment:
Apply alignment for the widget content
* Badge Style:
Badge to display.


  • Widget options in WordPress 3.0


  • Upload gd-linkedin-badge folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  • Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  • Add widget to sidebar and set it to your liking


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Contributors & Developers

“GD LinkedIn Badge” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • WordPress 3.0 or newer required
  • Support for centralized translations
  • Removed PHP4 legacy constructors
  • Removed WordPress 2.x legacy widget code


  • Added Slovak translation ( Branco Radenovich: )


  • Added option for settings URL target
  • Added option for alignment
  • Added classes to displayed widget elements
  • Changed some of the default widget settings
  • Updated translation POT file
  • Some small cleanup and optimization


  • Added Lithuanian translation ( Vincent G: )


  • Compatibility with WordPress 3.3
  • Several minor updates


  • Added Norwegian translation
  • Several minor updates


  • Improved files and folders structure
  • Improved and added new translations
  • Code cleanup and other improvements
  • Minor changes to ensure WordPress 3.0 compatibility


  • Updated widget form
  • Fixed minor selection list problems


  • Few small changes


  • Added support for new widget class
  • Improved JavaScript use
  • Few smaller changes
  • Fixed few small bugs