EDD Social Discounts


Offer your customers a discount for sharing products

Ever wanted to offer your customers a discount for sharing products on your website? This plugin does exactly that. It also allows you to share standard posts and pages, and products from a completely different post/page on your website. By turning off the discount functionality altogether, you can also use it as a simple sharing tool.

How it works

The plugin listens for events triggered by the various social networks. When it detects that a user has shared your product, the discount is instantly applied, and a customisable thanks title and message is shown; all without the page refreshing.

By default, the sharing buttons will be shown automatically after the content on all your products. By using the included shortcode you can fine tune the placement on a per product basis, or even include the sharing buttons on posts and/or pages.

Take a closer look


  • Instantly applies discount after user has shared, no page refresh necessary
  • Support for Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn
  • Customise sharing title and message
  • Customise title and message when product is shared (thanks message)
  • Download/post/page sharing
  • Fully localized/ready for translation
  • Shortcode with custom parameters ( custom post/page/download ID, tweet message, sharing title, sharing message)
  • See which product/post/page was shared on each purchase from EDD’s view order details page
  • Customise the button styles for each social network

Note on Twitter: On November 20th 2015 Twitter changed the way the “Tweet” button works. As a result, the discount is now applied when the “Tweet” button is clicked (not when the tweet is published).

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Version 2.0.3 December 10th, 2014
New: Activation class to check for the existence of EDD
Fix: Plugin deactivating when EDD was updated
Fix: LinkedIN not loading correctly when using https

Version 2.0.2 July 24th, 2014
New: When using shortcode on the checkout, the cart total and discount will updated via ajax after share
Tweak: Removed old EDD licensing files that are no longer required

Version 2.0.1, December 22, 2013
New: edd_social_discounts_share_url filter hook for modifying the URL New: edd_social_discounts_success_title filter hook
New: edd_social_discounts_success_message filter hook New: edd_social_discounts_before_share_box action hook
New: edd_social_discounts_after_share_box action hook New: added CSS class names for each of the networks on their wrapping div

Version 2.0, December 18, 2013
Completely rewritten

Version 1.1.1
Fixed a JS error.
Removed an unneeded message from the checkout screen.

Version 1.0.9
Added a check for WordPress SEO Open Graph Tags.

Version 1.0.8
Fixed an issue with removing discount after sharing.

Version 1.0.7
Added a new share button.
Fixed an issue with item totals and EDD v1.5+.
Complete retina display support.
Improved support for responsive designs.

Version 1.0.6
Fixed another Google+ issue.

Version 1.0.5
Fixed another Google+ issue.

Version 1.0.4
Fixed an issue with Google+.

Version 1.0.3
Added a new short code to display the social discount on any page.

Version 1.0.2
Updated for compatibility with EDD v1.4

Version 1.0.1
Fixed a bug with properly calculating the discounted amount.

Version 1.0
Initial release.

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