This is a fork of WP Selected Text Sharer which hasn’t been maintained for a few years.
Allows you to share/search selected text from your site – select a snippet, search for it or share it to popular social networks. A small popup is displayed above the selected text which contains links to share/search selected text.
When a user selects a text snippet in a page or post of your site, a popup is displayed. When that quote is tweeted (or shared in another social network), the selected Quote and the link to that blog post is also shared in the following network. Hence increasing site visibility.
Search engines (Your site’s search / Google adsense search / Yahoo search etc …) can also be added to the popup.
Apart from sharing texts only, this plugin also acts like a social bookmarking button.
- Lightweight, 4KB jquery plugin is required.
- Various color/style and option arguments.
- Automatic selected text truncation for Twitter.
- Shorten the post link using Bitly.
- Load the scripts either in header or footer.
- Simple and light interface.
- Template system for adding links to the popup.
- No knowledge of coding required.
- Integration with WP Socializer plugin
Core jQuery plugin, original WP Selected Text Sharer plugin by Aakash Chakravarthy (vaakash)
- Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
- Customize the plugin in the DX Share Selection admin page (Settings -> DX Share Selection).
Can I add custom class to the popup to customize?
Yes, you can add classes accordingly.
Can I select a given area to be captured only?
Yes, define the given selector in the admin section.
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Contributors & Developers
“DX Share Selection” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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- Rework the BE logic
- Split Bitly Settings field
- Change “Add Button” select
- Yoda Conditions
- Added option for Title text color
- Migrate the plugin to OOP
- Hide Bitly token
- Fixed Pop-up position
- Assets minification
- Improved validation and sanitization of all settings
- Fixed XSS vulnerability
- Use WordPress Coding Standarts
- Improve Share popup styling
- Add Restore default settings option
- Add more description in plugin’s settings
- Add option to specify Share Selection for jQuery selector
- Improve Preview section with working shareable links
- Fix WP Socializer plugin integration
- Fix Bit.ly integration
- Fix some button links
- Fixed ‘Install plugin’ link
- Fixed some errors
- Fork and fixes from the original plugin version