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Getting started

This is the Easy Social Sharing instruction page. We have tried our best to keep it as simple as possible. If you think it can be made even simpler let us know, we will be glad to make some adjustments. Let’s start! On the left side you can see the table of contents of this documentation. Jump to the section you want, or read it all through – your choice. Let’s move on!

Installation

Installing your plugin is pretty easy! After downloading you should have a easy-social-sharing.zip file. This is a compressed file containing all of the required files and images required for the plugin to function properly.

Upload plugin

  1. Go to Appearance > Plugins in the WordPress Dashboard
  2. Click on the Add New button
  3. Click on the Upload link
  4. Select the easy-social-sharing.zip file
  5. Click on Install Now button
  6. Click on Activate Plugin Link

General Options

This option helps you to add the general options available in this plugin. Some of them are listed below as with their respective effects:

Specific Location(s)

    This option enables you to add the social sharing icon either in the sidebar(floating bar on left or right of the screen) or Inline( Above or below the content). The options provided here will be like this one:

  1. Inline: It will be displayed in the post, page and also for the other custom post types screens
  2. Sidebar: It will be displayed in the left or in the right middle corner of the browser

Reset WordPress Loop

    If you have not selected the permalink setting, then, checking the option available in the checkbox here, will reset the postmeta data to fetch the correct permalink.

Social Network Options

This option helps you to manage the social sharing buttons to be displayed in the front-end according to your site requirement. The options are

Social Network(s)

    Here, you can choose the required social sites/network for the sharing purpose of your site’s post as well as pages

  1. Twitter Username
    When someone tweets your post or page, adding the username here will povide you the credit on tweet
  2. Facebook App ID.
  3. Facebook App Secret
  4. To get Facebook app id and secret, you can follow this link Get App ID

Display Options

Installing your plugin is pretty easy! After downloading you should have a easy-social-sharing.zip file. This is a compressed file containing all of the required files and images required for the plugin to function properly.

Minimum Count

    This is the option for the social sharing counts to display the count number. For eg: if you have setup the number as 5 here, then, the counting will not be there unless the total count reaches to 5 for the particular network.

Custom Screen(s)

  1. Enable to all screens: This option enables you to display the social sharing buttons on all of the post as well as pages
  2. Enable to all screens, except for …: This option enables you to display the social sharing buttons on the specific post or pages except the choosen one from the Allow All Screens, Except For… box
  3. Enable to specific screens: his options enables you to display the social sharing buttons in the choosen post as well as pages from the Allow Specific Screens textbox

Mobile Behaviours

    This option enable you to disable the display of the social sharing buttons while browsing through the mobile devices

Social Network Options

This option help you to overwrite the default icon color of the social site. Here, the options are:

Mobile Behaviours

  1. Custom Colors:To enable the custom colors for the social icons, you need to select the checkbox option of Enable Custom Colors. Now, after doing it, the default color of the social sharing box of the site will be overwritten.
  2. Background Color: Choose the background color for the social sharing icons for this plugin.
  3. Hover Background Color: Choose the background hover color for the social sharing icons for this plugin.
  4. Note: For taking effect of the point 2 and 3, the first point, ie, Custom Colors need to be enabled.

Inline Layout (Style Options)

This option help you to style the social sharing button. The options are:

Mobile Behaviours

  1. Icon Shape:Choose the shape of the icons for the social sharing button from here. The options available here are Square and Rounded
  2. Choose Location: This option enables you to display the social sharing icons in above or below as well as in both side of the content in the page or single post page.

Inline Layout (Sharing Options)

This option helps you to control the social sharing buttons functionality. These are:

Share Visibility:

    This option is set to display the share count as well as social sites labels. The options are:

  1. Enable networks label: This option helps you to display the social sites name along with the icons in the sharing buttons.
  2. Enable social share counts: This options enables you to display the total number of sharing counts of the particular post or page.

Show All Networks:

  1. This options helps you to add the all of the social sites to be available or not for sharing.

Sidebar Layout (Style Options)

This option help you to style the social sharing button. The options are:

Mobile Behaviours

  1. Icon Shape:Choose the shape of the icons for the social sharing button from here. The options available here are Square and Rounded
  2. Layout Orientation: This option enables you to display the social sharing icons either in the left or in the right middle corner section of the browser.
  3. Adjust Icons Spacing: This option enables you to have the spacing for each of the social icons or not when placed in the sidebar area.

Sidebar Layout (Sharing Options)

This option helps you to control the social sharing buttons functionality. These are:

Share Visibility:

    This option is set to display the share count as well as social sites labels. The options are:

  1. Enable networks label: This option helps you to display the social sites name along with the icons in the sharing buttons.
  2. Enable social share counts: This options enables you to display the total number of sharing counts of the particular post or page.

Show All Networks:

  1. This options helps you to add the all of the social sites to be available or not for sharing.

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