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How to customize your Click to Tweet settings

Novashare comes with a handy Click to Tweet block for the WordPress block editor and a shortcode. It also has a UI for those still using the Classic Editor.

Click to Tweet block

We love the WordPress block editor. Easily add a click to Tweet block to any post by clicking “Add block” in the editor.

Novashare click to Tweet block widget
Novashare click to Tweet block widget

If shortcuts are more your thing, you can quickly insert the block by typing /nova and hitting enter. Your hands never have to leave your keyboard.

Click to tweet block in action
Click to tweet block in action

Click to Tweet shortcode

The customizable shortcode for Click to Tweet: [novashare_tweet]

Below are the different parameters you can use with the Click to Tweet shortcode.

tweet: input your message

theme: simple|simple-alt (blank value defaults to accent background)

cta_text: string

cta_position: left (blank value defaults to right)

remove_url: true|false

remove_username: true|false

hide_hashtags: true|false

accent_color: hex value

Classic Editor

If you are you are still using the Classic Editor, you can use the UI to add the Click to Tweet box shortcode. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

In the Classic Editor, click on “Novashare Click to Tweet” icon.

Novashare Click to Tweet
Novashare Click to Tweet

Step 2

You will see a popup. This is where you can enter in all the details that you want in your Click to Tweet box shortcode. When finished click “Insert Shortcode.”

Click to Tweet shortcode
Click to Tweet shortcode

This will automatically insert your shortcode into the editor with your populated information.

Click to Tweet shortcode in the editor
Click to Tweet shortcode in the editor

Theme

Novashare currently has three styles for click to Tweet boxes:

  • Default (blue background)
  • Simple (transparent background)
  • Simple alternate (gray background)

Follow the steps below to change the default visual style of your click to Tweet boxes.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Under “Theme” select between the three theme options: Default, Simple, and Simple Alternate. This will change the default on your WordPress site.

Novashare click to Tweet theme
Novashare click to Tweet theme

How to change the theme in the block editor

To change the theme on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Under the “Block” tab on the right-hand side, select the theme.

Novashare click to Tweet theme in the block editor
Novashare click to Tweet theme in the block editor

How to change the theme with the shortcode

You can change the theme on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, select your theme.

Novashare click to Tweet theme with the shortcode
Novashare click to Tweet theme with the shortcode

Accent color

Besides the theme, you can also change the accent color. This enables you to choose any color (or hex value) you want using the color picker. Depending on the theme you use, it will look different.

How to change the default accent color

You can change the default accent color across your entire site. This enables you to set it up once and never have to change it again. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Under “Accent Color” select the color (hex value) you want to use. This will change the default on your WordPress site.

Novashare default accent color
Novashare default accent color

How to change the accent color in the block editor

To change the accent color on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Under the “Block” tab choose your color (hex value).

Click to Tweet block accent color
Click to Tweet block accent color

Call to action text

Follow the steps below to change the default call to action text displayed on your Click to Tweet boxes.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Under “Call to Action Text” input whatever call to action text that you want. Note: The default call to action text is “Click to Tweet.”

Novashare click to Tweet CTA text
Novashare click to Tweet CTA text

How to change the call to action text in the block editor

To change the call to action text on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Under the “Block” tab input your new call to action text in the “Call to Action Text” field.

Novashare CTA text on the click to Tweet block
Novashare CTA text on the click to Tweet block

How to change the call to action text with the shortcode

You can change the call to action text on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, input your new call to action text in the “Call to Action Text” field.

Novashare click to Tweet shortcode CTA text
Novashare click to Tweet shortcode CTA text

Call to action position

Follow the steps below to change the default call to action position on your Click to Tweet boxes.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Under “Call to Action Position” select between the two options: Right, Left. Note: The default is positioned to the right.

Novashare click to Tweet call to action position
Novashare click to Tweet call to action position

How to change the call to action position in the block editor

To change the call to action position on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Under the “Block” tab on the right-hand side, choose the call to action position.

Novashare click to Tweet CTA position
Novashare click to Tweet CTA position

How to change the call to action position with the shortcode

You can change the call to action position on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, select the call to action position.

Novashare click to Tweet shortcode CTA position
Novashare click to Tweet shortcode CTA position

Remove URL

Whenever someone clicks on your Click to Tweet box the current URL of the page they are on is included in the Tweet. This is to generate traffic back to the site. However, you can remove the URL if you prefer.

How to change the default remove URL option

Follow the steps below to change the default remove URL option. This will change it across your entire WordPress site. This is off by default.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Toggle on “Remove URL” if you want to remove the URLs by default across the entire site.

Novashare default remove URL option
Novashare default remove URL option

How to change the remove URL option in the block editor

To change the remove URL option on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Toggle on “Remove URL.” This is off by default unless you have it enabled within the plugin settings.

Click to Tweet block remove URL
Click to Tweet block remove URL

How to change the remove URL option with the shortcode

You can change the remove URL option on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, check the “Remove Post URL” option.

Novashare Click to Tweet remove URL shortcode
Novashare Click to Tweet remove URL shortcode

Remove username

If you have added your username to Twitter in Novashare settings, then your username will also get appended to Click to Tweet by default. However, you might not always want this. Therefore, you can remove the username if you prefer.

How to remove username by default

Follow the steps below to remove the username. This will change it across your entire WordPress site. This is off by default.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Toggle on “Remove Username” if you want to remove the username by default across the entire site.

Novashare remove username default
Novashare remove username default

How to remove username in the block editor

To remove the username on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Toggle on “Remove Username.” This is off by default unless you have it enabled within the plugin settings.

Click to Tweet block remove username
Click to Tweet block remove username

How to remove username with the shortcode

You can remove the username on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, check the “Remove Username” option.

Novashare Click to Tweet remove username shortcode
Novashare Click to Tweet remove username shortcode

Hide hashtags

It’s beneficial to add hashtags in your Click to Tweet boxes to further your reach on Twitter. However, hashtags might not always look the best in the middle of your content. You can hide hashtags visually on the front-end, so they are only added when shared to Twitter. This gives you the best of both worlds.

How to hide hashtags by default

Follow the steps below to hide hashtags. This will change it across your entire WordPress site. This is off by default.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click the “Click to Tweet” tab. Toggle on “Remove Username” if you want to remove the username by default across the entire site.

Novashare hide hashtags default
Novashare hide hashtags default

How to hide hashtags in the block editor

To hide hashtags on an individual block basis, select your Click to Tweet block in the editor. Toggle on “Hide Hashtags.” This is off by default unless you have it enabled within the plugin settings.

Click to Tweet block hide hashtags
Click to Tweet block hide hashtags

How to hide hashtags with the shortcode

You can hide hashtags on an individual shortcode basis when you insert the shortcode. In the popup, check the “Hide Hashtags” option.

Novashare Click to Tweet hide hashtags
Novashare Click to Tweet hide hashtags
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