The SOCIAL PUG plugin, allows easily accommodate the sharing buttons on social networks to visitors to your website.

Plugin Social Pug Installation

If you do not know how to install a plugin, we recommend you visit our “Install WordPress Plugin” entry. We can find the options of this plugin in the left panel of WordPress under the name of Social Pug.

Social Pug options

  • Toolkit

    • In the first instance we must choose where to put our buttons to share. This plugin allows a sidebar and / or within the content.
    • To activate any of the options, just click on the sliding button that appears below each option.
      • Imagen opcion SP toolkit
    • When we have marked any of the options we will see a link in the left part of the WordPress menu, to configure the way in which each of these views will be displayed.

WPSPoptions

  • Floating Sidebar Option

    • Select networks“,allows us to select the networks that will be displayed in the floating bar.
    • Display Settings”, allows us to change some aspects of how the button bar will be displayed and contains several sub-options:
      • Button shape“: allows to modify the view of social buttons and gives us 3 different shapes, rectangular, rounded and circular.
      • Show icon animation“: Enables or disables button animation by hovering over them.
      • Buttons position“: allows you to indicate where the button bar will appear. We can choose left and right.
      • Button spacing“: add a space of separation between each button.
      • Show on mobile“: enables or disables the button bar in the mobile view.
      • Mobile screen width (pixels)“: We can indicate the width of the maximum screen in which it will be considered that we are in mobile view, so if we select the option “Show on mobile”, the button bar will be enabled or disabled when the width of the screen is less than that we have indicated.
    • Buttons Share Counts“, allows to manage some aspects of the counters:
      • Show share count“: Enables / disables if the counters number of times shared in each social network will appear.
      • Show total share count“: Enable / disable if you will see the number of times shared totals of all social networks.
      • Total count position“: It allows you to choose where the counters will appear, before or after the buttons.
      • Share count round“: This option will show the number of times shared using decimals, for example 1267 would show 1.2K.
    • Post Type Display Settings“, it allows us to choose if the bar will be displayed in pages and / or entries.
  • Opción Inline Content

    • Select networks“, allows us to select the networks that will be displayed in the button bar, in this case we can modify the text that will appear in each button.
    • Display Settings”, allows us to change some aspects of how the button bar will be displayed and contains several sub-options:
      • Button shape“:allows to modify the view of social buttons and gives us 3 different shapes, rectangular, rounded and circular.
      • Show icon animation“: Enables or disables button animation by hovering over them.
      • Buttons position“: allows you to indicate where the button bar will appear. We can choose “at the beginning”, “at the end” or in “both positions” of the entry / page.
      • Number of columns“: will organize the buttons in the number of columns that we indicate. If we choose the “Width auto” option, they will occupy the maximum possible screen width.
      • Share text“: allows you to add a text that will appear above the buttons.
      • Show button labels“: lets us choose if text will be displayed on the button.
      • Button spacing“: add a space of separation between each button.
      • Show on mobile“: enables or disables the button bar in the mobile view.
      • Mobile screen width (pixels)“: We can indicate the width of the maximum screen in which it will be considered that we are in mobile view, so if we select the option “Show on mobile”, the button bar will be enabled or disabled when the width of the screen is less than that we have indicated.
    • Buttons Share Counts“, allows to manage some aspects of the counters:
      • Show share count“: Enables / disables if the counters number of times shared in each social network will appear.
      • Show total share count“: Enable / disable if you will see the number of times shared totals of all social networks.
      • Total count position“: It allows you to choose where the counters will appear, before or after the buttons.
      • Share count round“: This option will show the number of times shared using decimals, for example 1267 would show 1.2K.
    • Post Type Display Settings“, it allows us to choose if the bar will be displayed in pages and / or entries.

For the free version we are showing these would be the options. The pro version, among other things, will allow us to increase the functionality of this plugin through the extensions.

Finally comment that this plugin adds a panel in the edition of the entries that allows you to see the shares that have been made of it.

Imagen panel comparticiones Social Pug

You can find more information and support about Social Pug on its support page and on our Youtube Infofly channel.

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