On many social networks, the user’s can be helped by showing an icon, with a number over the top showing the number of new messages. 

For examples on how to implement this, including how to add to themes, refer to [wps-alerts-activity].


Provided in the Extensions Plugin.


You can use the global shortcode settings via WPS Pro->Shortcodes in the admin dashboard, or add them to the shortcode as options.


[wps-alerts-mail flag_size="36"]


The following (which shows default values and an example of using the shortcode option) can be set via the admin dashboard (WPS Pro->Shortcodes) or added as options to the shortcode in your WordPress page, post or widget.

Icon size   (flag_size=”24″)
Icon pending number size   (flag_unread_size=”10″)
Icon pending number top margin   (flag_unread_top=”6″)
Icon pending number left margin   (flag_unread_left=”8″)
Icon pending number radius   (flag_unread_radius=”8″)
Icon URL   (flag_url=””)
Icon image alernative URL   (flag_src=””)
If checked, go straight to message (single_redirect=”1″)