[wp-hackers] Sidebar video widget w/ its own sharing buttons?
bretteschuler at msn.com
Sat Apr 20 14:56:17 UTC 2013
Something like the share this plugin will work also.
On Apr 19, 2013, at 11:00 AM, "Patty Ayers" <patty at ayersvirtual.com> wrote:
> Alex, thank you very much. But I'm not sure I was clear. She wants to be
> able to quickly drop a video into the Video Sidebar Widget, and have
> sharing buttons automatically appear for that specific video, just below
> it. The next day, she wants to drop another video in, and the sharing
> buttons for that specific video will automatically appear, just below it.
> I should also clarify - my own sense/guess is that this would require the
> creation of a custom plugin which would be fairly complex and have a
> significant cost. If this appears to be the case, I'm fine with telling my
> client that.
> Thanks again for any information or suggestions,
> On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Alexander Höreth <a.hoereth at gmail.com>wrote:
>> For Twitter you can easily generate the html code for a button on this
>> page: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons#tweet
>> The content of the WordPress text widget is html-enabled, so just paste the
>> code there.
>> For Facebook it is a bit more complicated because you need an facebook app
>> to use their social plugins: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
>> But you could still stylize your own share button which just trigger a
>> link: <a href=”http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=http://URL”
>> on Facebook”>Facebook</a>
>> Same works for twitter: <a href=”
>> http://twitter.com/home?status=http://IHREURL” title=”Auf Twitter
>> 2013/4/19 Patty Ayers <patty at ayersvirtual.com>
>>> I think this is on-topic for this list. If not, my apologies and please
>>> I've produced a simple WordPress site for a client using a theme based on
>>> the Genesis framework.
>>> My client has a request which I'm pretty certain requires custom coding,
>>> and I'm a PHP novice. Can anybody give me a sense of what it would take
>>> provide what she wants?
>>> In the right sidebar, I've set her up with a plugin (Video Sidebar
>>> which allows her to easily place a video in the space near the top. What
>>> she wants is buttons just beneath the video allowing people to share the
>>> video on their social-media accounts (probably 3-4 different soc media
>>> The sharing buttons embedded in almost all YouTube, Vimeo, etc. videos
>>> aren't satisfactory for this client; she wants the buttons separate from
>>> the video. The current video is not a publicly-shared one, so bad example
>>> of this, but they plan to post lots of "viral videos" which will
>>> be publicly-available and shareable.
>>> Thanks very much in advance for any advice on this.
>>> Patty Ayers
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