How To Add Additional Share Button To Jetpack In WordPress

Social share is now one of the best way for search Engine Optimization. Google put importance in those links which have a higher sharing count. So inspire your reader to share the post. If you write some good post but keep it confined only your website you will certainly lose a lot of potential visitor. Yes ! Social share can give you a lot of visitor.

How To Add Specific Sharing Services to Sharedaddy or Jetpack

Now you need to provide an easy way to share your article. If you dont have a sharing options readers will not be able to share. So you must have a sharing plugin. Many webmaster use additional sharing plugin but i think Jetpack is the best. Though it is not best alternate to sharing plugin but you will get a lot of other service packed in Jetpack. specially i appreciate the contact form, statics and Email subscriptions. I dont have to use another plugin for contact page.

But the lack in the sharing is only Popular buttons are present. The following services are included: Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, StumbleUpon, PressThis, Digg, LinkedIn, Google +1, Print, and Email. obviously the most important are Facebook, Twitter and Google plus. So this post is about how to add extra share button to Jetpack plugin.

Add Extra Share Button To Jetpack:

1. If you dont have the Jetpack, download add activate this beautiful plugin. Connect with WordPress. Now you are OK to go.
Go to Dashboard> Settings> Sharing> Add new service.

Add More Sharing Services to Sharedaddy or Jetpack

2. You need to add the below three things to add a sharing service:

  • Service name
  • The sharing URL: You can add the following variables to your service sharing URL: %post_title%%post_url%%post_full_url%,%post_excerpt%%post_full_url%%post_tags%
  • URL of a 16×16 icon you want to use for this service.
List of services:
  1. MySpace
  2. Instapaper
  3. Evernote
  4. Newsvine
  5. Delicious
  6. Technorati
  7. Pinboard
  8. Posterous
  9. Tumbler
  10. Menéame
  11. Fark
  12. BlinkList
  13. Hacker News

3. I am giving you these three things below. Fill out the field with these.

Service name: MySpace
Sharing URL: http://www.myspace.com/Modules/PostTo/Pages/?u=%post_url%
Icon URL: http://mbbshelp.files.wordpress.com/2012/03/myspace.png

Service name: Instapaper
Sharing URL: http://www.instapaper.com/hello2?url=%post_full_url%&title=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Evernote
Sharing URL: http://www.evernote.com/clip.action?url=%post_url%&title=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Newsvine
Sharing URL: http://newsvine.com/_wine/save?u=%post_url%&h=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Delicious
Sharing URL: http://delicious.com/save?url=%post_url%&title=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Technorati
Sharing URL: http://technorati.com/faves?add=%post_url%
Icon URL:

Service name: Pinboard
Sharing URL: http://pinboard.in/add?showtags=yes&url=%post_url%&title=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Posterous
Sharing URL: http://posterous.com/share?linkto=%post_url%
Icon URL:

Service name: Tumbler
Sharing URL: http://www.tumblr.com/share?v=3&u=%post_url%&t=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Menéame
Sharing URL: http://meneame.net/submit.php?url=%post_url%&title=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Fark
Sharing URL: http://www.fark.com/cgi/farkit.pl?u=%post_url%&h=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: BlinkList
Sharing URL: http://blinklist.com/blink?u=%post_url%&t=%post_title%
Icon URL:

Service name: Hacker News
Sharing URL: http://news.ycombinator.com/submitlink?u=%post_url%&t=%post_title%
Icon URL:

It is better to download and host the 16*16 icon image in your own server!

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