Yet, another social sharing buttons script created by
using jQuery and XML for your website. The script is very straight forward and
self explanatory. The buttons container and buttons setting are stored in the
How to use it?
- Download the SocialButton.xml
and jquery.social-buttons.js file. This script
requires the latest jQuery library, get it at http://jquery.com/.
- Open the SocialButton.xml and customize the necessary setting. Listing 1:
You can customize the div container border style, width, color,
position, and margin and background color. The
DivMargin allow us to adjust the
div container to the left and right.
<!--solid, dotted, dashed, none -->
<!--Border width (int) -->
<!--left, right, top, bottom -->
<!--left or right (px) -->
<!--Div background color -->
You have the option to show or hide a particular social button.
<!--none, block -->
- Open the jquery.social-buttons.js file and provide the location of the XML file on your server.
Use absolute link if you are not sure of the relative path and make sure the script and XML file are in the same domain.
- Place the scripts before the
body tag in the master page,
template or web page that you want the social buttons to appear.
Frequent Questions and Answers
Does your script work on different platforms?
Yes, it should be cross-browser compatible.
How come I don't see the social sharing button that I like?
Currently, the script only provides the option to show or hide Google Plus One, Facebook like/Sharing,
Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, and AddThis buttons. You can modify the script to fit your requirements.
Is this script free?
Yes. Use at your own risk.
Why there are white space in between the button?
Some buttons do not display the counter if the count is zero.
I hope someone will find this information useful and make
your programming job easier. If you find any bugs or disagree with the contents
or want to help improve this article, please drop me a line and I'll work with
you to correct it. I would suggest downloading the demo and explore it in order
to grasp the full concept of it because I might miss some important information
in this article. Please send me an email if you want to help improve this article.
Watch this script in action