Installations (Free version)
Let’s begin the documentation section with the installation of the plugin. We will introduce two of the most popular methods to you. They are known as the search and install method and the upload method.
Search and install method
Plugin installation using the search option from the dashboard is the easiest.
- Head to your WordPress admin panel.
- Navigate to Plugins -> Add New.
- Search for Social Share for the WooCommerce plugin.
- After that, Install and Activate the plugin.
Upload from WordPress Admin Panel
- Download the plugin from the WordPress plugin repository. (You will have a .zip file of the plugin).
- From the WordPress admin area, go to Plugins -> Add new.
- Click on the Upload plugin button.
- Then click on the choose file button and select the zip file you downloaded earlier.
Installations (Advanced version)
Social Share for WooCommerce Pro extends the features of our Social Share for WooCommerce plugin. It allows the store owners to get more control over the display position and outlook customization. As a result, they can fine-tune everything to produce the desired output.
Social Share for WooCommerce Pro works on top of the basic version. So you need both of them installed and active on your site. After successful installation, you will have two plugins installed on your system like below:-
Social Share for WooCommerce Pro installed on WordPress
You can find the installation guide for the basic version at the top of this page. We will guide you on how to install the premium plugin here.
Download the plugin
To install the premium plugin, please log in to your account section and download the premium plugin file (plugin .zip file).
Installation of Social Share for WooCommerce Pro
Once you have downloaded the file, hover over Plugins on your WordPress dashboard and click on Add New. You can also click on Plugins and once the options expand, then click on Add New.
You are redirected to the Add Plugins page. Click on Upload Plugin.
A new section will appear to upload the .zip file. Click on Choose File and browse your file system for the plugin zip file.
Once you have successfully selected the file, click on Install Now. Finally, WordPress will complete the installation and prompt you to activate the plugin.
Please press on Activate Plugin and continue. Now you will be on the Installed Plugins page.
Social Share for WooCommerce
First of all, click on the Settings option displayed on the plugins listing page to access the setting section. You will land at the General tab with two sets of settings options Icon Settings, and General Settings.
Under the icon settings, you can select the desired social media platforms for your customers with the option named Icons to Display. Then comes Icon Appearance and Share Button Shape. You can take care of the appearance of the icon and the shape of the icon with those options. Finally, you can add a “Copy to Clipboard” option along with the social icons.
The next section is called General Settings. You will find the options for the display position of the social media icons under the Where to display option.
Social Share for WooCommerce PRO
Under the General tab, you will find the option to enable floating Icons. Once you activate this option floating social share icons will be displayed on the default selected right side of the browser window. You can choose to display the icons on the left side of the window from the drop-down options list.
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