Adding sharing links to your blog

Previously we blogged about adding likes, unlikes and sharing on your blog. Here we’ll expand on this and show how to configure social media sharing links using the JetPack plugin.

The image below demonstrates an example of social media links you can add to your posts and pages.

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Before you start

Make sure the JetPack plugin is enabled on your site. We’re not going to cover how to do this here but it’s not all that different from enabling any other plugin on your site.

Setting up sharing links on your site

  1. Go to the JetPack Settings screen in your Dashboard
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  2. Access the Sharing configuration
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  3. In the Sharing configuration screen, you can then control which social media links are displayed on your pages
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