Configuring Easy Social Share Buttons – Advanced Display Settings by Post Type

Posted OnMay 31, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the Easy Social Share Buttons plugin, we will look at Advanced Display Settings by Post Type.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard, click Easy Social Share Buttons to display the Main Settings tab.

Step 3) Click the Display Settings tab.


Step 4) Scroll down until you see the Advanced Display Settings by Post Type area and click to select.


Post Type: Posts

Step 5) In order to activate the Custom Post Type Settings option, place a checkmark in this checkbox.


Failure to activate this option will prevent any settings modified below to display.

Step 6) If you want to modify any of the following settings from the settings you selected in earlier guides (shown as the first option in each dropdown list (Default…), you can make these changes and they will be applied to Posts.

For example, you can modify the following:

  • Display position
  • Template
  • Hide Network Names
  • Display Counters
  • Counters Position
  • Total Counter Position
  • Sidebar Position
  • Activate Sidebar as another display
  • Activate Popup as another display
  • Activate Post Vertical Float Sidebar as another display

For example, if you selected:


You would see something like the following:


Step 8) To select Social Networks you want to display for posts, place a checkmark to the left of each appropriate Social Network.

By doing this, you will be over-writing the default Social Networks selected in Main Settings -> Social Share Buttons.


Step 9) Click the Update Settings button to save any changes.

Post Type: Pages & Post Type: Media

Step 10) Repeat the above process to make changes, as needed, to the Post Type: Pages and/or the Post Type: Media area.

Step 11) Click the Update Settings button to save any changes.


Prior to moving forward, we recommend that you view your site to see the changes applied above and make any modifications as needed.

The next step of the guide will focus on Configuring Easy Social Share Display Settings – Advanced Display Settings by Button Position.


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