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Chronosly - Social Media Share Addon

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Social Media Share addon allows you to add social media buttons to your events, organizers and places to increase the possibilities for sharing them and increase the chances of your contents going viral or get to be known by bigger potential audience.

At the moment, the social networks supported are:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Google
  • Pinterest
  • ICS file download for icalendar (from v.1.3)

 

So, this addon add automatically Social Media sharing-buttons, see in this example typical social buttons in a event.

Chronosly - Add Social Media buttons in event list view
Add Social Media buttons in event list view

 

It also automatically adds social buttons to organizers.

Chronosly - Social Media Addon buttons on organizers list
Social Media Share buttons in organizers list view

 

Places will be also shareable content.

Chronosly - Add Social Media buttons in places list view (Featured)
Social Media Share buttons for Featured place

 

SET UP SOCIAL MEDIA ADDON

You can find all setting options for Social Media Share addon in
Chronosly > Addons settings > Social Media Share 

Social Media Share settings options
Social Media Share addon settings - Sharing buttons - Twitter string - Bit.ly API key

 

 

i) Social Media sharing-buttons

Select sharing-buttons needed for your site. You can choose between:

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • Google plus
  • Pinterest
  • ICS file download for iCal

 

Note: If you think Chronosly Social Media Share Addon should have  other Social networks please send us your suggestions.

 

 

ii) Twitter sharing text customization:

Social Media Share Addon (since v.1.2) includes sharing text customization "Twitter content" option, where you can add wished text each time that your audience shares your  events.

For example, if you wish each share include your twitter account, just add it to "Twitter content" setting options:

via @chronosly

Social Media Share Addon - Twitter cutom text

Social Media Share Addon - Twitter custom text

 

Moreover, you can add two different auto-fill sharing text options.

  • #title: add EVENT TITLE in sharing text
  • #content: add EXCERPT in sharing text

 

To continue the example above, if you add #title and #content

#title #content via @chronosly

Social Media Share Addon - Twitter custom text (Title & Excerpt)
Twitter custom text (Custom text, Title and Excerpt)

 

Note: The custom text length is always adapted automatically to 140 characters, including:

  • Custom text
  • Title
  • Excerpt
  • Shared URL

 

 

iii) Bit.ly shortener (API key)

Bitly is one of the most used URL  shorteners, and allows you to easily shrink, save and track your links.

To enable Bitly in Chronosly Social Media Share Addon just fill Bit.ly URL shorten option with your username and API key. Find here your bitly API key (bitly account needed).

Social Media Addon - bitly API key

 

 

SOCIAL MEDIA ADDON TEMPLATES CUSTOMIZATION

When Social Media Share Addon is installed new options are available in Drag & Drop system (1 and 2 blue marks). You can add Share box where you want in to templates.

Also, when you have added Share box in a view (3 blue mark) you can modify many options like icons size in "TEXT" on the Tool bar (4 blue mark). There is one interesting options "VARIABLES" (5 blue mark) that let you customize which Social Media networks you want in each view.

Chronosly - Social Media Share Addon Template Editor options
Social Media Share addon Drag & Drop system and Tool bar options

 

 

ICS FILE DOWNLOAD FOR ICALENDAR (from SOCIAL MEDIA SHARE v.1.3)

Add event information to your calendar in iCal using .ICS files

 

Social Media Share addon ICS file download for iCal
ICS file download for iCal

1. Click on Add to calendar (calendar icon) to download event ics file

Import ics file to calendar - Download ics file icon

2. Open the downloaded .ICS file (double click)

When you open the .ICS file, it will cause iCal to open automatically.
You will see a window that says, "Adding new events".

Import ics file to calendar step 2

Import ics file to calendar select calendar and validate

3. Select the calendar to which you would like to add the event.

4. Then click OK.

The event has now been added to your calendar.

Import ics file to calendar (imported)
Import ics file to calendar (imported)


 

 

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Chronosly - Social Media Share Addon