Basic Buttons

Today we released Version 4.13 of MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro.  We highly recommend that you download the latest MaxButtons Pro version from your Account page on the MaxButtons site. If you have MaxButtons Pro Version 4.10 more recent you can also update to the latest version in the plugins section of your site.  If you […]

Pin your images with Pinterest

With the release of Version 4.12 today you now can let visitors pin images directly from your site or blog post to their Pinterest boards using the social share features of MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro.  We highly recommended that you upgrade MaxButtons Pro to Version 4.12 not just for this change but also to be able […]

Having your Shortcake (Plugin)

Our latest version of MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro shipped with an integration of the Shortcake plugin.  What the Shortcake plugin allows you to do is see your shortcode in your editor as it will appear on the page. While [shortcode id=”xx”] seems groovy to use and to a lot of experienced programmers it is, we think seeing […]

SiteOrigin Page Builder and MaxButtons Pro

Today we released MaxButtons Pro Version 4.11 which contains our full integration for SiteOrigin Page Builder . This integration lets you use MaxButton’s simple and powerful capabilities to build and use beautiful buttons in Page Builder.  Specifically our version 4.11 release let’s you add MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro to your SiteOrigin Widgets plugin. Once installed you can add buttons automatically when using […]

Best WordPress Button Plugins

We have been building and updating MaxButtons Pro for several years.  Our free WordPress plugin MaxButtons is by far the most downloaded and installed WordPress Buttons plugin across WordPress.  Recently we have been asking our many users to rate MaxButtons and we have been overwhelmed by the positive outpouring of appreciation and affection for MaxButtons […]

WordPress Button Plugin

The easiest and most productive way to insert buttons on a WordPress site is to use a WordPress button plugin.  MaxButtons Pro is the premium version of MaxButtons one of the most popular WordPress button generators. With over 50,000 active users MaxButtons is the most used WordPress button plugin. When looking at different WordPress button plugins it can […]

CSS Minify

We have included the ability to CSS Minify in the versions 3.11 of MaxButtons and MaxButtons Pro.  CSS compression is now the default setting and is recommended for increasing your site’s speed and performance. Simply go to the MaxButtons > Settings and unclick the box next to Minify CSS output of buttons to turn it […]

Google Analytics Event Tracking now in MaxButtons Pro

Google Analytics Event Tracking On Friday we released version 3.07 of MaxButtons Pro.  This upgrade primarily implements Google Analytics Event Tracking for clicks on buttons.  If you are already a GA pro you immediately understand how valuable and powerful this new feature is. Google Analytics has no way of seeing individual elements on your site. […]

Google Analytics Event Tracking for WordPress Button Clicks

Google Analytics is the most used product for tracking traffic and user interaction on your site.  But Google Analytics is blind to WordPress buttons and other elements on your site.  Google Analytics created Event Tracking code to track To enable to track interaction with elements.  MaxButtons Pro lets you implement this Event Tracking for WordPress Button […]

MaxButtons Pro 3.04

Have you received an update notice for MaxButtons Pro? Some folks haven’t.  You’ll want to update it manually if you haven’t.  Here’s a post on how to do that if you need help. MaxButtons Pro 3.04 now includes sweet Button section layout improvements. Pagination and button caching also makes this section must faster. It’ll be […]

MaxButtons Pro Version 3 is Here!

Early last week we soft launched the newest version of our WordPress button plugin MaxButtons Pro.  We are very excited about this new release for a number of reasons.  First while on the outside it mostly looks like the old MaxButtons Pro underneath the covers it is the first complete from scratch rewrite of MaxButtons […]

MaxButtons Pro Version 2.0 Is Here

A couple days ago we released version 2.0 of MaxButtons Pro and there are some significant changes in this version that existing customers need to know about, primarily centered around license activation and automatic updates. Continue reading for all the details.

What Is CSS3?

Update: Opera no longer uses the -o- prefix since their switch to -webkit- in Feb 2013 CSS3 buttons can improve the look of your button with border-radius, box-shadow, text-shadow and other CSS3 effects. All it takes is a little bit of CSS knowledge and an awareness of browser prefixes. MaxButtons handles all of the CSS3 […]

MaxButtons and Internet Explorer

In the year since MaxButtons has been out, we’ve seen it continue to take somewhat of a foothold in the WordPress ecosystem. The free version has been downloaded over 40,000 times, the Pro version continues to sell each month, and the button packs have been a big hit. However, one issue has eaten at us […]

MaxButtons Update: New Advanced Options

Last night we pushed out an update to both the free and Pro versions of MaxButtons, which contains a couple overdue issues we’ve been trying to get done for awhile now. Here’s the details on each item in this update.

MaxButtons and Shopp

We just updated MaxButtons Pro to version 1.6.0 and it contains one very important update: integration with the Shopp e-commerce plugin for WordPress. Shopp is a powerful shopping cart system which we use here on the MaxButtons website (as well as on our MaxGalleria and MaxInbound sites). Since we started using Shopp, one of the […]

The $100 All-In-One Package

Now that we have so many button packs, we’ve done something we’ve wanted to do for quite awhile now – offer you the opportunity to get everything we have for $100. We’re calling it the MaxButtons All-In-One package, and it’s an outrageous deal.

40% Off Black Friday Deal

We have a special deal for anyone looking to create awesome CSS3 buttons in WordPress. Now through Cyber Monday you can get MaxButtons Pro and any of its button packs for 40% off the list price. That’s a huge savings and an offer you don’t want to pass up. Simply enter the code MAXBLACK12 in […]

New WordPress Buttons Pack: Dancing Call-To-Action Buttons

Attention Ladies! This call-to-action set of WordPress Buttons was designed with you in mind. Chic icons matched with Dancing Script Font result in great buttons that will encourage action on your landing pages, website, or blog. Each button is offered in 3 colors: purple, teal and grey and the pack includes buttons for call us, […]

MaxButtons Pro 1.4.0 Is Here

We’re pleased to announce that yesterday we released version 1.4.0 of MaxButtons Pro, the leading CSS3 button generator for WordPress. This update has been in the works for quite awhile, much longer than we’d like to be honest, but it’s here and we’re thrilled to get it out the door. We think you’ll find this […]

10 Button Packs for Only $25

Simple Social Buttons

Everyone loves a good deal. Correction, everyone loves a *great* deal, and we’ve got one for you. Starting with the redesign of, we’re now letting you get 10 of our pre-made button packs for only $25! That’s HALF OFF when compared to buying each one individually at $5 a piece. That’s some serious jack […]

New and Improved

Gray Mini Social Buttons

A little less than a month ago we unveiled, a new website dedicated to our MaxInbound product, a plugin to create WordPress landing pages. And now we’re happy to announce that we’ve also redesigned, our site dedicated to MaxButtons Pro, the best CSS3 button generator for WordPress.

New CSS3 Buttons: Payment Options

Here’s a little change of pace from the last few social media buttons – Payment Options, a button pack that features 11 different payment options, each in 2 sizes (22 total, small and large). Use these buttons to prominently display the following payment methods on your website: American Express, Cirrus, Direct Debit, Discover, e-gold, Mastercard, […]

New CSS3 Buttons: Modern Social Media Mix

Happy Halloween Buttons

We know you can’t get enough social media buttons and icons, and today’s set simply adds to the list. It’s called Modern Social Media Mix and comes with 18 buttons – 2 each, in color and monochrome, for the following 9 social media websites: Behance, Dribble, Facebook, Forrst, Google+, Pinterest, RSS, Twitter, and Zerply.

New CSS3 Buttons: HD Social Media Buttons

Dancing Call-To-Action Buttons

Here’s another social media button set for you: HD Social Media Buttons, a pack of 28 highly detailed icons and buttons representing 14 social media platforms in both a small and large size.

New CSS3 Buttons: Blueprint Social Media

Minimalistic Social Buttons

Today’s button pack is named Blueprint Social Media and comes with 12 social media icons. From Double-J Design, these icons make unique buttons that will connect users with various social media sites. The social media sites, platforms, and companies represented are Blogger, Delicious, DeviantArt, Facebook, Flickr, Google, LinkedIn, RSS, StumbleUpon, Twitter (bird and lowercase t […]

New CSS3 Buttons: Monochrome Tools

Green Call-To-Action Buttons

It’s been awhile since we’ve released some button packs, but not to fear, we’re back with some more sets in the queue. Today’s set is named Monochrome Tools and has 16 buttons featuring streamlined icons with character and clean lines.

New CSS3 Buttons: Simple Social Media – Square

Here’s another set of buttons in our simple social media series, this one named Simple Social Media – Square. This is a 20 button pack with simple, squared buttons and icons for the following social media sites: Bebo, Blogger, Delicious, DeviantArt, Digg, Dribble, Facebook, Foursquare, Friendster,, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit, Skype, StumbleUpon, Technorati, Twitter, Vimeo, […]

New CSS3 Buttons: Simple Social Media Flat

The next set of CSS3 buttons in our series of social media icons is called Simple Social Media – Flat. This button pack includes 20 simple, non-bordered buttons and icons for Bebo, Blogger, Delicious, DeviantArt, Digg, Dribble, Facebook, Foursquare, Friendster,, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit, Skype, StumbleUpon, Technorati, Twitter, Vimeo, Yelp, and YouTube.

New CSS3 Buttons: Simple Social Media – Circles

This set of buttons is the first in a series of social media button packs we’ll be releasing over the next few days. This one is called Simple Social Media – Circles and comes with 20 monochromatic, rounded buttons representing the following social media sites: Bebo, Blogger, Delicious, DeviantArt, Digg, Dribble, Facebook, Foursquare, Friendster,, […]

Free CSS3 Buttons: ZURB Radioactive

We don’t have a special Easter button pack this month, but we’re handing out another button pack anyway! This one is called ZURB Radioactive, and it was inspired by ZURB’s Radioactive buttons from their playground (a collection of web experiments). These buttons don’t actually have the glowing, radioactive effect, but they still look great nonetheless.

Free CSS3 Buttons: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

The next set of CSS3 buttons for our MaxButtons Pro plugin is a free one, and just in time for the holiday festivities this weekend. Happy St. Patrick’s Day is a button pack that includes 12 icons to mark the occasion, including pots of gold, beer mugs, balloons, leprechaun hats, 4 leaf clovers, the Irish […]

New CSS3 Buttons: Pace

We’ve got another shiny new set of CSS3 buttons for you. This one is called Pace, and was inspired by the Pace Icon Set from Design Deck. This button pack includes 28 colorful buttons that can be used for any number of actions (which of course can be changed to fit your needs).

New CSS3 Buttons: Monochrome Call-To-Action

Last week we gave you the Monochrome Social Media set, and today we’re following that up with Monochrome Call-To-Action, a great-looking set of CSS3 buttons in the familiar light and dark monochrome color scheme. This button pack has 24 buttons, 12 light and 12 dark, and was designed by our friend Nicole Farrell.