This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest three major releases of WordPress. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress. Status Widget

Description ( is a simple service that makes updating your social networks a snap. You can use AIM, GTalk, iGoogle, Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, WAP, iPhone/iPod Touch, SMS or E-mail to let relay your message to a multitude of social networking sites. This plugin lets you use to add your status to your WordPress Blog’s sidebar via’s “Custom URL” integration.


  • Extract archive
  • Upload entire ‘pingfm-status’ directory to ‘wordpress/wp-content/plugins’
    — do not remove files from directory, upload the directory with all files in it
  • At create a Custom URL to update the following address:
  • Enable the plugin in your WordPress admin section
  • Add pingfm widget to your sidebar, set the Title


If you notice that the timezone is incorrect on the timestamps that appear in your updates,
you can change it in ‘/wp-content/plugins/pingfm-status/pingfm-post.php’. I have included
some notes in that file.

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Contributors and Developers

“ Status Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.