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Choose which post types display social share buttons

You can choose to display social share buttons on posts, pages, and any custom post types you have on your site.

Choose post types

Follow the steps below to choose which post types you want to use with Novashare.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the tab where you want to choose the post types. This is configured separately for Inline Content share buttons and Floating Bar share buttons. In the example below, we are using “Inline Content.”

Novashare inline content
Novashare inline content

Step 3

Under “Post Types” select which post types to display your social share buttons. On most sites, you will probably select posts. As you can see below, we also have a custom post type “Coupons” that is showing up. Note: The default is posts.

Novashare post types
Novashare post types

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Show floating social share buttons on posts page

To show your floating social share buttons on your posts page, follow the step below. Note: The default is off.

This assumes you have your homepage set to “Your latest posts” or a manually configured page for your posts within WordPress reading settings.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Under “Options” click on the “Floating Bar” tab.

Novashare floating bar share buttons
Novashare floating bar

Step 3

Under “Display” toggle on “Show on Posts Page.”

Novashare posts page
Novashare posts page

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Show floating social share buttons on archives

To show your floating social share buttons on your archive pages, follow the step below. Note: The default is off and share counts aren’t supported on archives.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Under “Options” click on the “Floating Bar” tab.

Novashare floating bar share buttons
Novashare floating bar

Step 3

Under “Display” toggle on “Show on Archives.”

Novashare archives
Novashare archives

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Show floating social share buttons on your homepage

If you have your site’s “Reading Settings” set to “Your latest posts,” the floating social share buttons will show on your homepage if you have “Show on Posts Page” toggled on. That is because the homepage is treated as a post.

If you have a static homepage set, follow the steps below to show the floating social share buttons.

WordPress static homepage
WordPress static homepage

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Under “Options” click on the “Floating Bar” tab.

Novashare floating bar share buttons
Novashare floating bar

Step 3

Under “Display” toggle on “Show on Homepage.”

Novashare floating bar on home page
Novashare floating bar on homepage

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

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