This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 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 & Developers

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