If you’re one of the active 6 million users of popular location-based social networking website/software Foursquare and happen to run a self-hosted WordPress blog/website or maybe have a lot of readers who are Foursquare users, then you might want to check out this plugin called Foursquare Integration.
What does this plugin do? As the name implies, it integrates Foursquare into any WordPress powered blog or website. Foursquare Integration allows the user to display recent check-ins on WordPress blog posts, pages or sidebar as a list or on Google Maps.
List and Map
The Foursquare Integration WordPress plugin is easy to use and highly customizable. It is a good way to share your recent check-ins with your friends and blog readers/visitors and connect with those who are active Foursquare users.
1. Download the Foursquare Integration plugin.
2. Unzip and upload the entire plugin folder to your wp-content/plugins/ folder.
3. Activate the plugin on your WordPress Dashboard.
4. Configure the Foursquare Integration plugin via the Options page – Settings -> 4sq Integration.
*To add the Foursquare Integration plugin on a blog post or page copy and paste this code on any post/page under the HTML section.
*To add the Foursquare Integration widget, just go to Appearance -> Widgets -> 4sq Integration and drag it to the sidebar.
This plugin can also be a cool and useful tool if you have a travel or food blog (any blog that involves locations and places) and use the Foursquare Integration plugin to show the location of the place or establishment that you recently checked in to and probably blogged about.
Anyone else tried or use the Foursquare Integration WordPress plugin?
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