In my previous post, i have discuss on how to add ShareThis widget below all your post, but today am sharing with you how to add a floating ShareThis widget on your blog. As a blogger sharing tools is very essential on blog for you to drag a real organic traffic, because most readers may find your post interesting and want to share it with there blogger mate, so for you to spread out your post to a wide range, you will need a sharing tools on your blog/site.
This sharing widget will automatic move up and down as your readers scroll up and down, it offers the same function with share buttons, but the only difference is that it floats and move up and down, and before you can use this widget you must have a ShareThis account, you can register for a ShareThis account.
- Login to your blogger dashboard
- Click on "Design" > "Edit HTML" > Back up your template
- Mark/Tick "Expand Widget Template"
- Use ctrl F to find </head>
The code highlighted determines how you want your articles to be shared.
> Choose "True" if you want readers to share your article without leaving your site [Multi-post].
> Choose "False" if you want readers to be automatically redirected to the site in which they want to share your content [Direct-post]
Find the next code </body>
Copy and paste the code below Before/Above </body>
Replace the highlighted portion above "Enter Publisher Key" with your ShareThis publisher key, to get your publisher key, login to your sharethis here. your publisher key will appear similar to the code in the image below.
To change the position of your share widget change the highlighted portion "Left" to right if you which to change it to the right position.
- Click "SAVE TEMPLATE"
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