Simple script-less share buttons
What is this?
How do I use it?
You can use the link builder or DIY:
Embed a link to
https://simpleshare.io/go with the correct parameters:
||Required||ID of the site where you want to share. See the list below.|
||Required||The complete URL (including http(s) and host name) of the page to share.|
||Optional||Short text description, usually the page title. Supported by most, but not all sharing sites.|
||Optional||Longer text description. Only supported by a few sharing sites.|
||Optional||Image to include. Only supported by a few sharing sites. Most sites get it from the og:image metadata|
||Optional||Google Analytics ID for server-side logging|
Which social sites are available?
|Share on Facebook|
|googleplus||Share on Google+|
|hn||Share on Hacker News|
|Share on LinkedIn|
|pinboard||Share on Pinboard|
|Share on Pinterest|
|Share on Pocket|
|Share on Reddit|
|stumbleupon||Share on StumbleUpon|
|telegram||Share on Telegram|
|tumblr||Share on Tumblr|
|Share on Twitter|
|vk||Share on VK|
|Share on WhatsApp|
|wordpress||Share on Wordpress|
|Share on XING|
Can I use these images?
Yes, you can hotlink the images from VectorLogo.Zone. If you want to host them yourself, you can get them from VLZ or the original source on github: edent/SuperTinyIcons. They are vector (.SVG) images that look good at any size and resolution.
How can I tell when someone shares?
Setup a free account at Google Analytics, and add a
ga parameters with your Google
Analytics ID. The ID should look like
Aren't there a million sites that do exactly this?
Well, yes and no. When I went looking for them, I didn't find any that met my criteria for social links.