[T3EXT DAY] Plugin for www.ShareThis.com

[T3EXT DAY] Plugin for www.ShareThis.com

What does it do?

One of the only TYPO3 extension is developed to integrate all the features of www.Sharethis.com which is one of the most popular third-party social media platform!

www.Sharethis.com is a free Social Media platform which provides professional and highly customizable ecosystem for social media sharing and optimizing of your valuable content. Take a look at their site at https://www.sharethis.com/

It will increases traffic & engagement by helping people share your posts and pages to any service. Services include Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google, Gmail, LinkedIn & "over 100 more" sharing and social media sites & apps.

Frontend of your site with "Global" social shareing


Frontend of your site with social shaing "Inside Page"


"Buttons Layout"


1. Overview:

Extension Key:ns_sharethis
Extension URL:https://extensions.typo3.org/extension/ns_sharethis/
Category:Frontend Plugin
TYPO3 version:(6.0.0 - 8.9.99)

2. Installation:

The extension needs to be installed as any other extension of TYPO3 CMS:

2.1. Install Extension from EM:

  • Switch to the module “Extension Manager”
  • Get the extension
  • Get it from the Extension Manager: Press the “Retrieve/Update” button and search for the extension key ns_sharethis and import the extension from the repository.
  • Get it from typo3.org: You can always get current version from http://typo3.org/extensions/repository/view/ns_sharethis/current/ by downloading either the t3x or zip version. Upload the file afterward in the Extension Manager.


2.2. Preparation: Include static TypoScript:

The extension ships some TypoScript code which needs to be included.

  • Switch to the root page of your site.
  • Switch to the Template module and select Info/Modify.
  • Click the link Edit the whole template record and switch to the tab Includes.
  • Select [NITSAN] NsShareThis (ns_sharethis) at the field Include static (from extensions):


3. Configuration

3.1. Quick & Easy "Global" configurataion of Sharethis.com :

  • Step 1: Switch to the module Admin tools Extensions and then edit configuration.
  • Step 2: Enable Global Interface into this settings Take a look at screenshots as follows.



3.2. Setup "Particular Page Only" configuration of Sharethis.com :

Step 1: Switch to the module Admin tools Extensions and then edit configuration and then Disable Global Interface from this "settings".

Step 2: Now add extension Above/Below page as per your requirement.

Step 3: Now select plugin Nitsan Social widget and configure it as per requirement, Checkout this screenshot




4. Clear Cache:

Please, clear cache from top panel 'Flush frontend caches' & 'Flush general caches'. It will be also great to clear cache from Install tool too.

5. Support:

Feedback & Suggestions:

Just download & try the EXT:ns_sharethis extension. You can write down your feedback/suggestion/comments to below comment box. So, we will adapt it for next version of EXT:ns_sharethis.

Now, Grow your audience with our easy-to-install social media platform.

Sanjay Chauhan - TYPO3 Technopreneur

A young technology enthusiast and entrepreneur. At 24, he co-founded NITSAN – a TYPO3 Agency in Bhavnagar, India. He is sought-after marketing face of NITSAN, is accredited with the management of customer-service teams, collaborations with agencies and clients, projects executions, and more. A tech guy in every sense of the word, Sanjay is the real TYPO3 Guru at NITSAN.

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