How to add Share This Social Media share button for Website ?


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Source: Share This

Social Media sharing tools are an important requirement on websites today to engage the multitude of social media users on various social media platforms, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Google+. If you want to add social media sharing buttons to your website, you should try Social Media tools such as “Share This". In this post, we shall discuss how to add Share This Social Media buttons on website.
How to add Share This Social Media share button for Website ?

  •     Go to http://www.sharethis.com/publishers/get-sharing-tools#
  •     Select Website. If you want for blogs, choose appropriate blogging platform
  •     Select Style
  •     Customize: 
    • Add or remove sharing buttons
    • Customize alignment, button size etc.
  •     Get / Copy the code for the sharing buttons you customized
    • You may opt to register
    • OR skip and just get the code
  •     Put the code in your website template
Share This will display a page where you will get the code you need to add to your website along with very easy to understand instructions, which in a nutshell are:

1) The first code displayed will be the script that you will need to add in your HTML

The code looks something like this: this si general, that is, not publisher specific.



<script type="text/javascript">var switchTo5x=true;</script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://w.sharethis.com/button/buttons.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://s.sharethis.com/loader.js"></script>



2) Add the second code at the end of the page.
This is the “Share This” widget code and is specific to your publisher ID. Copy and put the code at the end of your website  page.




Share This For Blogger: 
If you are trying to integrate Share This social sharing tools on Blogger, then you can copy and put then in HTML/JAVASCRIPT widget/gadget.

That is it!

You have a floating “Share This” button that will allow your visitors to various social media.



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