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Text To Share

Description

Text to Share is a plugin that offers editors a neat way of how to share quotes that are within the various posts. All quotes would need be set via the WordPress Admin when adding or editing a particular post. This sharing tool would then allow visitors to share a quote on Facebook and Twitter.

The features of this plugin are:

For Admins and Editors

  • Simple and neat design
  • Selecting text to share with a click of a button
  • Easy to customise and style according to design of website
  • Increase engagement on major social networks

For Visitors

  • Simple sharing mechanism to Facebook and Twitter
  • Automatic redirect to social networks

Installation

This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.

  1. Upload the entire text-to-share folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Add or edit a particular post
  4. In the content editor, highlight a particular piece of text
  5. Click on the ‘Text To Share’ icon and voila you are done

FAQ

How do you set a quote?
  1. Login to WordPress Admin
  2. Add or edit a particular post
  3. In the content editor, highlight a particular piece of text
  4. Click on the ‘Text To Share’ icon and voila you are done
How do I modify the design or style of the plugin?
  1. Download all the files via FTP/SFTP from the directory /wp-content/plugins/text-to-share
  2. Make a back-up of the files you are going to change
  3. Go into the CSS folder and make all necessary changes to the main.css
How do I change the text for the share buttons?
  1. Download all the files via FTP/SFTP from the directory /wp-content/plugins/text-to-share
  2. Make a back-up of the files you are going to change
  3. Open the INC folder and open config.php
  4. Change the values for “TEXT_TO_SHARE_TWEET_TEXT” and “TEXT_TO_SHARE_FB_TEXT” to the desired value
“I would like to see a new feature, what do I do?”
  1. Please let us know through the support tab as we would love to hear from you!

Contributors & Developers

“Text To Share” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1

Initial Build

0.2

Update to documentation

0.3

  1. Changes to HTML syntax to remove redundant tags.
  2. Improvements to CSS style and overall design.
  3. Fix to Twitter sharing so as not to encode non alpha characters

0.4

  1. Minor fixes to CSS