Free social sharing extension available for your Magento website to allow your users to share your products and deals on their preferred social networks. You can also customized this extension under plugin dashboard.
Download this plugin and please leave your valuable review to show your support.
- Login to Magento Website Admin Panel.
- Navigate to System->Magento Connect-> Magento Connect Manager.Login again, if asked for.
- Under “Install New Extensions” section paste the key in “Paste extension key to install:” field and click Install.
- If you are using .tgz file for installing the module then Under “Direct Package File Upload” section, hit “Choose file”. Locate the tgz file provided by Social9 and hit Upload.
- Navigate to System > Configuration.
- Configure the settings in “Simplified Social Share” page under “Social9” section in the left pan.
Note: If you have 404 error after navigating to Simplified Social Share page, just log out from Magento admin and login again.
- Click Save Config
To enable widgets follow the below mentioned steps:
Social Sharing Widget Instance
If want to show Social Sharing interface on multiple pages and don’t want to edit each page individually, then you can add a widget instance.
- Navigate to the Widgets area under the “CMS” section in admin panel and click “Add new widget instance”.
- Now select “Social Sharing – Horizontal” or “Social Sharing – Vertical” in type. Select a design/package theme and click “Continue”.
- Widget for Horizontal Social Sharing – “Social9- Horizontal Sharing”
Note:(Requires “Enable Horizontal Social Sharing” switch on under Magento Admin Panel>System>Configuration>Simplified Social Share>Horizontal Social Sharing Tab)
- Widget for Vertical Social Sharing – “Social9- Vertical Sharing”
Note:(Requires “Enable Vertical Social Sharing” switch on under Magento Admin Panel>System>Configuration>Simplified Social Share>Vertical Social Sharing Tab)
- Give this widget a title ( for example – Social Share). This won’t display on the page, but serves as unique identifier. Leave the sort order field unless you are going to use this widget in a space having multiple blocks of different sort orders.
- Now click on “Add Layout Update” and select which place you want to add this widget instance. Finally click “Save”.
Embedding Social Sharing in CMS Content Pages(Individually)
- Navigate to the Pages area located under the CMS section of the Admin navigation
- After this, navigate to the page you want to place Social Sharing. Click on “Content” tab on the left bar. Place cursor where you want to place social sharing and click on “Insert Widget” icon.
- Select “”Social Sharing – Horizontal” or “Social Sharing – Vertical” as widget type and enter the text you want to display before Social Sharing interface.
- Click “Insert widget” and “Save” Page. Now you can see the selected widget on that page.
How to uninstall the extension?
Remove/Delete the following files/folders from your Magento root folder: