How to Install and Activate the Easy Social Share Buttons Plugin

Posted OnMay 8, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

Plugin Version: 2.0.6

In this section of the guide to the Easy Social Share Buttons plugin, we will show you how to install and activate this plugin.

Purchasing the Plugin

Step 1) Navigate to Code Canyon – Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress.

Step 2) On the Easy Social Share Buttons plugin page, click the Try the Live Demo button to see how this plugin works prior to purchasing.

Step 3) When ready, click the Buy Now button to begin the checkout process.

Step 4) Proceed through the checkout process where you will be prompted to create an account.


Step 5) Once you have completed your purchase, hover over your username located in the top black bar to display a dropdown menu.

Step 6) Click the Downloads menu item to be forwarded to the Downloads page.


Step 7) From the Downloads page, click the down arrow to display a dropdown menu.

Step 8) Click the Installable WordPress file only to start the download process.


Save this zip file to your local computer as you will need this file to continue with the installation process.

Step 9) Locate the zip file saved above.

Step 10) Move your mouse over the zip file and right-click to display a pop-up menu.

Step 11) Select the Extract Here menu option to extract the zip file.


Step 12) The extracted zip file contains the following folders:

  • Documentation
  • Licensing
  • webinstall
  • full version of plugin

Step 13) The zip file you need to install this plugin is located in the webinstall folder named

Installing the Plugin

Step 14) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 15) On the Dashboard, scroll down to Plugins on the left-hand sidebar and click on Add New.


Step 16) Click the Upload Plugin button.


Step 17) Click the Browse button to locate and select the zip file extracted earlier (see Step 13).

Step 18) Click the Install Now button.

Step 19) When prompted to install this plugin, click the OK button to continue with the installation.


Activating the Plugin

Step 20) Click the Activate hyperlink.


A new menu item, Easy Social Share Buttons was added to the left-hand sidebar of the Dashboard.


The next step of the guide will focus on Getting Started with Easy Social Buttons.


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