Sharing is caring

You know that, right?

I was talking about Facebook (and bubonic plague, but that’s not important right now) earlier today, and I feel that it’s important that I bring another positive change to the blog to your attention in this regard: a Facebook share button on blog posts.

Yes readers, your repeated requests have finally been answered.

I had been using the Jetpack plugin for my social media sharing buttons, but astoundingly (to me at least) this otherwise lovely service allows for a Facebook LIKE button, but not a Facebook SHARE button. Googling this glaring omission gave a couple of rather complicated workarounds, but nothing that seemed to work for everyone. Like I have the time (or skill) to be poking the back the blog in this way with no guaranteed positive outcomes.

Forget it.

I’ve plumped instead for the WordPress Social Ring plugin. It’s free and it does the job just fine (see below). I going to see how it goes for a while and if I like it, I’m going to keep it. If I don’t like it, I’m going to get rid of it and try something else. Such is life in our throwaway society.

In the meantime, please feel free to SHARE ALL THE THINGS!!!!


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