How to select social networks for each display position of the share buttons

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    Overview

    Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress include high flexibility in the network selection and usage. And this means you can choose a different set of social networks for each display position – desktop or mobile.

    Important to remember is that position networks will always have higher priority and be used when set.

    Important Note! If you select the option “Use global networks for all display positions” in Sharing -> Global Networks, the options for custom network selection on each position won’t be available. Instead, you will always use the global network list.

    Social Networks for Positions

    As we mention above Easy Social Share Buttons for WordPress has an option to setup custom network list that will be used on site for a selected position. To do such change you need to visit Where to Display -> Position Settings -> <Position You Wish To Personalize>. To make possible selection of networks you need to activate at first that you wish to have a personalized position settings.

    When position settings are set to Yes you can choose a separate network list just below the style setup.

    The mobile display positions also support a separate list of networks. If you use the optimized mobile options and choose a network list you will see it only on mobile devices. For the general positions, you can use the described in the global option for hiding networks by device type.

    Setting Social Networks for Post Type & Plugin Integration

    The setup of social networks for post type is very rear used but it is available as option inside plugin. The setup is pretty much the same like setting up social networks for position. The only difference is that options you need are located in Advanced Settings -> Settings by Post Type.

    The setup of plugin integrations is used to personalize buttons when you are using hooks from Where to Display -> Plugin Integrations. Here options work again like position settings but they are located in Advanced Settings -> Settings by Plugin Integration

    Important Note! The post type and plugin integration settings has the higher priority. If you decide to use those settings they will always appear on the select post type and on any position – no matter of what you have made as custom location setup.

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