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How to enable and customize the share button

Enable the share button to keep a clean and minimal look on your site with a separate window where the visitor can share to all social networks (or the ones you choose). You can see it in action on our demo.

How to enable the share button

Follow the steps below to enable the “Share Button.”

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the Floating Bar or Inline Content tab. The share button is supported on both.

Step 3

Enable the “Share Button.” You can also rearrange where you want the button to display.

Enable Novashare share button
Enable Novashare share button

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

And that’s it! By default, all of the social media networks will display in a window when the “Share Button” is clicked. You can then customize the share window. See all of the options below.

Novashare share button window
Novashare share button window

Social networks

The first thing you can customize is the social networks that appear in the share button window. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

By default, all networks are displayed. But you can choose which social share buttons to display when the share button is clicked. Click on a square to enable or disable that specific network. Drag and drop squares to arrange the order in which they will display.

Share button social networks
Share button social networks

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Text

You can change the call to action text displayed in your share button window. The default is “Share to…”

CTA text on share window
CTA text on share window

Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Call to Action → Text,” input to action text that you want to show on the share button window.

Share button CTA text
Share button CTA text

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Background color

You can change the background color of the call to action bar in your share button window. The default color is the Novashare purple (#4d4595).

CTA background on share window
CTA background on share window

Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Call to Action → Background Color,” choose the color you want to use from the color picker. You can also input a hex value (example: #4d4595).

CTA background color
CTA background color

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Font color

You can change the font color of the call to action in your share button window. The default color is white (#ffffff).

CTA font color on share window
CTA font color on share window

Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Call to Action → Font Color,” choose the color you want to use from the color picker. You can also input a hex value (example: #ffffff).

CTA font color
CTA font color

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Button style

You can change the style of your share button window social share buttons. By default they are solid. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Design → Button Style,” choose the style of your share button window social share buttons. You have six options to choose from (see how they look):

  • Solid
  • Inverse
  • Bordered Label
  • Bordered Button
  • Minimal Label
  • Minimal
Share button window button style
Share button window button style

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Button size

You can change the size of your share button window social share buttons. The default is medium. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Design → Button Size,” choose the size of your share button window social share buttons. You have three options to choose from:

  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
Share button window button size
Share button window button size

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

Button shape

You can change the shape of your share button window social share buttons. The default is squared. Follow the steps below.

Step 1

Click into the Novashare plugin settings.

Novashare plugin settings
Novashare plugin settings

Step 2

Click on the “Share Button” tab.

Novashare share button
Novashare share button

Step 3

Under “Design → Button Shape,” choose the shape of your share button window social share buttons. You have three options to choose from:

  • Squared
  • Rounded
  • Circular
Share button window button shape
Share button window button shape

Step 4

Scroll down and click “Save Changes.”

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