Configuring Easy Social Share Buttons – Custom Share Message Setup

Posted OnMay 17, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

In this section of the guide to the Easy Social Share Buttons plugin, we will look at how to setup the Custom Share Message!

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.

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Step 3) Scroll down until you see the Custom Share Message area and click to select.

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Step 4) Complete the fields as outlined below:

A. Activate custom share message Place a checkmark in this checkbox to activate the Custom Share Message option.

For this example, this field was checked.

B. Custom Share Message Enter a custom share message in this textbox to pass a custom message to share. Not all networks support this.

For this example, Check out Our Latest Post! was entered.

C. Custom Share URL Enter a custom URL in this textbox to share. All networks support this.

For this example, http://mysite.com/hello-world was entered.

D. Custom Share Image URL Enter a custom share image URL in this textbox to share. Only Facebook and Pinterest support this.

For this example, http://mysite.com/student-01-apple.jpg was entered.

E. Custom Share Description Enter a custom description in this textbox to pass a custom extended description to your share message. Only Facebook and Pinterest support this.

For this example, Visit our other posts for additional information. was entered.

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Step 5) Click the Update Settings button to save any changes.


Checkpoint

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 Main Settings – Advanced Custom Share.

 


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